Do we have any Little Mermaid fans out there? For those obsessed with the classic Disney movie, a little fun fact may make your day. Prince Eric's Castle was inspired by the historic monument, Chateau de Chillon in Lake Geneva, Switzerland.
The Château de La Roche is a restored castle situated in the commune of Saint-Priest-la-Roche in the Loire département of France, 20 km from Roanne. The castle stands on an island in the lake formed by the Villerest dam.
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Château Grand Barrail, Route de Libourne, Saint-Émilion, Gironde, Aquitaine, France... www.castlesandmanorhouses.com ... 19th-century château in a 3-hectare park with a lake, now a 4-star hotel.
Château de Lassay - Lassay-les-Châteaux, Mayenne, FRANCE (built in the early years of the twelfth century, was probably in a motte and bailey castle. The present castle was classé as a monument historique in 1862 and is still a private residence)