Jacques Ricard Gourdon de Genouillac, dit Galiot, appartenait à la petite noblesse provinciale avant de devenir le compagnon d’armes de...
Between Figeac and Rocamadour, visit the castle of one of King Francis I of France’s comrades in arms.
An example of architecture from the first Renaissance. Galiot de Genouillac, Commander-in-Chief under Francis I of France, who led France to victory in the Battle of Marignano in 1515, built a château in Quercy following the principles of the Renaissance architecture that was emerging at that time in the Val de Loire.
Heroic glory. Galiot de Genouillac decorated his château with symbols and sculptures that honoured his heroic deeds and victories.
To ensure the safety of our visitors, the monument is strictly applying the security measures decided by the french authorities.
The monument is fully opened.