We collected a hire car and drove through the Burgundy countryside to Guédelon Castle today.
This has been built from scratch using medieval materials and methods over the last 25 years and is still not finished!
See https://www.guedelon.fr/en/ for more details…
As well as the castle, there is a medieval village and various workshops making parts for the castle.
There’s also an onsite quarry for the stone:
and various treadmill winches to move the heavy bits:
The rooms inside are also interesting: