La Mothe-Chandeniers is a castle located in France, in “Les Trois-Moutiers”, close to Loudun, Vienne (86). The amazing lights and unique beauty of the place gives it a mystical and surreal ambience.
Located in the midst of a large wood stands the Château de la Motte-Chandeniers a former stronghold of the illustrious Bauçay family, lords of Loudun. The stronghold dates to the thirteenth century and was originally called Motte Bauçay (or Baussay). The Motte Baussay was taken twice by the English in the middle ages and devastated during the French Revolution. It was bought in 1809 by François Hennecart, a wealthy businessman who undertook to restore its former glory. But it passed in 1857, to Baron Lejeune Edgar, Esquire of Napoleon III, son of the famous general and Amable Clary, niece of the Queen of Sweden, Désirée Clary.