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Château de Montfort

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The Château de Montfort is a castle in the French commune of Vitrac in the Dordogne département, part of the region of Aquitaine.
The castle clings to a promontory overlooking the Cingle de Montfort on the Dordogne River. Its grandiose setting "aroused the envy of those who wished to rule Périgord" so that its history is a long series of battles and sieges. It was taken and razed to the ground by Simon de Montfort in 1214. The castle was later rebuilt, but again destroyed another three times: during the Hundred Years' War, under Louis XI of France and on the instructions of Henri IV of France.

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