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The Maison Forte de Reignac

24620 Tursac, France
05 53 50 69 54
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Ranked #1 of 3 attractions in Tursac
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

When you are here for only just a few days (or longer) this is a place you must visit. It's beautifull in tact, a great tour, and takes you right back into history.

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Perth, Australia
18 reviews 18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

This was on my 'wish list' to see when we were in France. I was so pleased we went there. It is a long way to walk up to the entrance. One of our friends has a leg problem but took his time and made it o.k. It is worth the climb. Amazing when you think it is all set... More

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Fredericton, Canada
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75 reviews 75 reviews
15 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

We were very impressed especially my husband who is a history buff. There is a lot of walking but worth it. Staff very helpful - my husband asked them if he could get some of the documentation in Englosh - they said they would email it to him. When we got home, they had emailed it to him!

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Bordeaux, France
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57 reviews 57 reviews
21 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Went with friends, if you have problem walking this is not the place for you. Also several stairs inside the house. Very interesting place you will have a taste of living in...olden days...and appreciate a modern kitchen!!!! Unusual house with good view. AVOID the torture chamber, nothing water down in there especially with children, they will have nightmares! Small gift... More

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42 reviews 42 reviews
4 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

A Good fun look at how people might have lived over the centuries. Set in the rock face, it's an interesting fort. I much preferred the Chateau Commarque near by, but this fort was also very interesting none the less. Probably a lot better for kids too. As for the guy who gave this a terrible rating as they would... More

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Poynton, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
15 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

loved this castle so unusual, took a 3 year old and a 6 year old around it , a few steps up form the car park and more inside so not suitable for a pram and beware of the robotic knight this scared my 3 year old but fascinating way to spend an hour or two with young children

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Noosa, Australia
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

This place is amazing. First you have to get up the hill, we went via the dirt pathway other than the stairs, after making payment, if I remember correctly 7euros each! it was like stepping back in time, the rooms of the Chateau are all set up the kitchen with food on the table and of course the old kitchen... More

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

This area is such an interesting area and The Maison Forte de Reignac is well worth a visit. It's a stunning sight, built into the rock and what a surprise inside. So much to see and so well put together. This fortress was where the Lord of the stronghold lived. It was in private hands until very recently when it... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

This is worth a visit, mainly because it is SUCH a strange place. A form of chateau, built into the living rock and using height as its main defence. Quite how anyone had any form of comfortable life in the place, however, is beyond me. Winters must have been a brutal experience and living quarters for the residents are quite... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

We drove a long distance to see based on reviews. Arrived at end of day but were refused admittance because (as we were lectured) there was no admittance after 6:30 as the sign below in the parking area clearly advised. We returned to the parking area where the sign said admittance was available until 7:15. We were there at 7... More

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