On the top of a cliff is the pearl of the castles of Poitou-Charentes: Rochefoucauld Castle. Also known as 'The Rock', the 1st impression you get is that it reminds you of clear and bright paint, where the meadow looks drawn and merges with the blue sky. From the 10th century the fort has changed shape and has been embellished by the day. The building, compact, is reminiscent of a cake. A Renaissance style that is shown on its outside and 4 towers, are one of its hallmarks. Inside, There are dependencies over 3 stories high. Great detail and with great views of the gardens. The part of the kitchen is to be admired. The floor of the kitchen, its tiles, its countertops. The luxury is hollow even in the service area. You will feel as though you are in a medieval tale ... Kings, princes and counts have lived here.It is in a French style that has secrets of the history of Poitou-Charentes and France.