This chateau in Champoly, France was built and inhabited from the 12th to the 18th centuries.
Following the French Revolution it was partially dismantled for building stones.
It is now cared for by a local preservation association. http://www.chateaudurfe.com/
Champoly is on the northwestern side of the Rhone-Alpes region, in the Loire Department of France.
It is on the extreme western slope of the upper Loire valley, very near the boundary with the volcanic region of Auvergne. It has about 300 inhabitants.