In the picture the curtain wall of the castle of Berzé-la-Ville.
The word courtine is also used for churches; the high wall crowning the façade (facade) of the Saint-Philibert in Tournus is one.
Behind this wall one finds the chapelle (chapel) Saint-Michel.
The clocher (bell tower) on the left (in pinkish stone) was extended in the 12th century; its original shape was identical to that of the tower on the right.
The courtine connects both towers.
The crenellated top is an addition from the 19th century.
|Château - Berzé-le-Châtel|
|Saint-Philibert - Tournus|