Remains of the Château des Lascaris

  • Historic site and monument
  • Historic patrimony
  • Castle
  • Ruins and remains
  • listed
  • 14th C
  • 18th C
Elevation : 812m
rue du château Lascaris 06430 La Brigue
Vestiges of the castral site of “Lascaris Da Briga” seigneurial fortified residence from the second half of the 14th century, access control to the Col de Tende. Listed in the inventory of Historic Monuments in 1949.
In 1261, Count Guillaume Pierre de Ventimiglia married in Constantinople Eudoxie Lascaris, daughter of the Eastern Greek Emperor Theodore II. The Pope gives him the privilege of quartering their arms: gules with a chief or; with those of the Lascaris: Or with a two-headed eagle Sable. This Count is sovereign of La Brigue, Briga in these times. His grandson, Guillaume Pierre II, and this by will of April 7, 1358, will then share his stronghold and thus allows his son Ludovic Lascaris in 1369...
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Location
Remains of the Château des Lascaris
Elevation : 812m
rue du château Lascaris 06430 La Brigue
Spoken languages
  • French
Updated on 10 March 2022 at 15:33
by Office de Tourisme Menton, Riviera & Merveilles
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