Château d'en Bardou, an elegant Art Nouveau building completed in 1902, topped with a glass dome and originally built on 4 equal branches, in the shape of a Greek cross, was commissioned by the industrialist and politician Eugène Bardou. This large residence illustrates the extraordinary economic development of Roussillon.
This castle, rented by the Swiss Aid to Children of War Victims, was transformed into a maternity hospital between 1939 and 1944 by the teacher and nurse Elisabeth Eidenbenz (1913 - 2011),
decorated with the Legion of Honor in 2007. Her struggle will allow 595 children to be born to mothers of different nationalities and religions. The Swiss Maternity Hospital, classified as a historical monument in 2013, is a symbol of hope and peace, registered in the European memory circuits of the 20th century. The site