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Chateau de Lanquais, Lanquis

Unfinished Louvre in Périgord

Self-titled as the "Unfinished Louvre in Périgord", this château combines medieval fortifications with an incomplete Renaissance palace. 

Built by the architects who designed the Louvre, the catholic-style palace was apparently attacked by Protestants during construction, leaving its façade badly damaged. The building works were never completed. Two of its impressive rooms have been converted into bedrooms where guests can stay