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Address: ESSALOIS, 42170 Chambles, France
Phone Number: 04 77 43 24 46
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Abandoned and in ruin but nice to walk thru it and walk all the way up to the roof area (thru a long staircase and small ladder. Tiny restaurant on site with a very friendly... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
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Quebec City, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Abandoned and in ruin but nice to walk thru it and walk all the way up to the roof area (thru a long staircase and small ladder. Tiny restaurant on site with a very friendly keeper and wonderfully tasty meals that she put together rapidly for my husband and friends.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Impressive ruin with lovely views in the right weather. When we were there, having done the nice walk from the car park in thick mist, there were hints of the views of the Loire. The castle is great to visit, all in ruins but worth an hour or so. Later when the weather was better we were down near the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

The castle is small but in nice location. After more complex castles, this is a tiny one. No indoor decoration or anything like that. You can see another "castle" from the top of this one. There is a good parking place and good signs to find the castle by car. Beautiful river view.

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