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La Tour Blanche, bed and breakfast in a Chateau






Situated in the heart of the Somme estuary on the border of Crécy forest , close to cycle and bridal paths and only 5 minutes from Rue (the capital of the Marquenterre and a beautiful historic market town). 10 minutes from the costal towns of Le Crotoy and St Valéry (20 minutes). 15 minutes from other beaches in the Marquenterre, and 20 minutes from the Abbeys of St Riquier and Valloires. 15 minutes from four 18 hole golf course and less than 30 minutes from Le Touquet with two 18 hole course and a one 9 hole course.

You will be able to experience 21st century comfort in an 18th Century Chateau in the calm wooded grounds of trees more than one hundred years old.

The History of La Tour Blanche



Situated between the estuary of the river Somme and Crêcy Forest, the Chateau was built at Forest-Montiers in around 1740 and then in about 1850 a wing of farm and stables was added.The property belonged to Mademoiselle Broutel, after it was passed on to her by her uncle Henrie Loisel le Gaucher from Broutel, who was married to Madame Marie-Julie of Rocquigny. Prior to that the property belonged to Madame de Moreaucourt and Madame Marie Adrienne Douville who was the wife of Monsieur Henri Douville of Franssu who lived in the Chateau of Franssu in 1852.During the second world war the Chateau was owned by the Caussin family and was occupied by the Germans.