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Chateau of Talcy

Nr. D 15, 41370 Talcy, France
02 54 81 03 01
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Ranked #1 of 2 Attractions in Talcy
Type: Castles, Gardens, Landmarks
Owner description: Although built at the same time of the great castles in the Loire valley, Talcy remains untouched...
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Type: Castles, Gardens, Landmarks
Wed - Mon 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Owner description: Although built at the same time of the great castles in the Loire valley, Talcy remains untouched by the popular Italian style and its love of decoration. The wells, outhouses including press and dovecote and the garden all emphasize the rural nature of the estate. The castle has retained its interior decoration and furniture from the 18th century. Site with the "Outstanding Garden" label. Open:> 2nd May to 4th September: from 9.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.> 5th September to 30th April: from 10 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Last admission 1 hr before closing time. Closed:> Tuesdays from 1st October to 31st March.> 1st January, 1st May and 25th December. Admission fees: Adults : 5,50 €; Concessions (18 to 25) = 4 €; Free admission: minors under 18*; Free admission: 18-25 years old* (citizens of one of the 27 countries of the EU or are non-European permanent residents of France) * excluding school groups
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

A small interesting chateau in a peaceful rural setting. The dovecote and wine press were particularly intriguing. Whist we enjoyed strolling in the gardens, they are rather in need of a little TLC.

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Calgary, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

What a pleasure to discover that small chateau a little way away from the larger chateaux where the "big" aristocracy resided. Ronsard spent a little time in Talcy which gives another type of appeal to the castle.

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Paris, France
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2012

a lovely castle in the fields with a fantastic walled garden and fresh air ..in the middle of nowhere but close to the Loire Valley. I like a lot the small shop with many books

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Bucharest, Romania
20 reviews 20 reviews
10 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2011 via mobile

Although the Chateau de Talcy is a smaller one, it's undoubtedly one of the cutest. Its garden, though smaller, are an alleviating experience. Worth of a stopover to get touch of medieval life

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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2008

Set in a small viallge in the heart of the french countryside this small chateau is a joy. If you are interested in the way the haute bourgoisie lived from t he 16th to the early 19th century this is a must. The house is on an intimate scale when compared to the more obviously glamorous (and crowded) chateau on... More 

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