The Médiévales des Baux

Medieval shows will be held from 12 April to 31 August 2014 at the castle of Les Baux de Provence.

Catapult shooting, crossbow shooting, and medieval duel

Discover the story of a medieval sieges and arm the largest catapults in France – the trebuchet the couillard and the bricole. When conquering fortified towns in the Middle Ages, armies often used catapults. Of exceptional size, these machines allowed to breach impregnable walls with shooting exceeding 200 meters, but their handling required precision and strength.

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