Balleroy Castle

The castle ( Château de Balleroy)was built in 1631 by the architect François Mansart (1598-1666) at the request of Jean de Choisy. The castle, its interior, gardens and surrounding buildings are one of the first urban plans that inspired other castles, including Versailles. The castle has retained almost all of its original features and is open to the public, including the balloon museum, showing the history of balloons since their inception up to the present.
 

Museum: Balleroy Castle
City: Balleroy
Country: France
Address: Château de Balleroy
Website: http://www.chateau-balleroy.fr