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Address: Centre Village, 7150 Labastide-de-Virac, France
Phone Number: 04 75 38 61 13
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Charming castle in charming town

We visited on a whim after a walk and really enjoyed the visit. Probably not worth paying extra for the silk museum as the best bit - the live silkworms - are in the castle. Very... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 via mobile

We visited on a whim after a walk and really enjoyed the visit. Probably not worth paying extra for the silk museum as the best bit - the live silkworms - are in the castle. Very interesting visit, incl. the ghost which pur kids enjoyed, though others ran out screaming.

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Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

The Chateau des Roure is a great day out. You expect a castle to have the defensive architecture and history and this one does not disappoint in that respect. However, it also offers a demonstration of the region's silk history (including a small silk-worm unit); an insight into the Huguenot History of the area; and some great views from the... More 

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Broxburn, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014 via mobile

Guide for english speakers is through an mp3 player. Castle is also an old silk farm, and the display with the silk worms is quite interesting. Good explanation of the hugenot suppression and the religious rivalries of the 17th century. The piece de resistence though is the view from the ramparts.

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Address: Centre Village, 7150 Labastide-de-Virac, France
Phone Number: 04 75 38 61 13
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Rhone-Alpes  >  Ardeche  >  Labastide-de-Virac

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