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Chateau de Chenonceau

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Address: 37150 Chenonceaux, France
Phone Number: 00 33 02 47 23 90 07
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Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: Beautiful country villa surrounded by a moat and inspired by the Italian...
Beautiful country villa surrounded by a moat and inspired by the Italian Renaissance.
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If you have time for only 1 chateau in the Loire valley, go to Chenonceau. It is very beautiful. The only problem are the crowds of people roaming through the rooms. And we were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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La Union, Ecuador
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

If you have time for only 1 chateau in the Loire valley, go to Chenonceau. It is very beautiful. The only problem are the crowds of people roaming through the rooms. And we were visiting during low season. Can't imagine what it will be like in high season. It is more pleasant to enjoy the grounds. Walk around and see... More 

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Los Altos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Catherine de Medici grew up as a member of the de Medici Family, and was around the great works of art in Florence. She spent a great deal of her life at Chenonceau and its decorations are fit for a Queen. She had a Chapel constructed inside the front entrance, and would sit upstairs above the floor level. The Stained... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW via mobile

unfortunately it was raining he day we visited as part of our Globus tour but it was still a wonderful visit. From the car park, go through the gift shop and entry. There is a small food store just past the entry with crepes, hot dogs etc. lovely walk down an tree lined avenue to the chateau entrance. A hedge... More 

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

The chateau was lovely and interesting as it was build over the river. However note that food is not allowed inside the chateau. Food eaten outside before you enter.

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Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

My third time there, each time you see and learn something new .Took my wife there for part of our honeymoon trip...if you love history and a big fan of Chateaus this place is a must.

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

The loveliest, most charming castle in France. The grounds and gardens are absolutely stunning. There weren't very many tourists on the day we went, entry fee is 11euros per person and very worth it!

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

If you only have time to see one Chateau, let this be the one! owned by the Menier family (Chocolate fame?) Everything is kept in pristine condition and the fresh flower displays in every room are both huge and magnificent. A timeline on the top floor of the long gallery gives in english and french a potted history of the... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

It's definitely one of the most beautiful chateaux in the Loire Valley. Absolutely worth to visit and stroll thru gardens and rooms. The view from the great hall over the water is unforgettable. A must see!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The Chateau and park are gorgeous...very well maintained, and the gardens are something to see. It is a commitment to get to; but if you are in the Loire region, do not miss the opportunity to visit Chenonceau. Be sure to do the audio tour...it helps to highlight the drama, intrigue and history. Plan to spend at least 2-3 hours... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

It's well signposted and therefore easy to find, the car park is free and there are both outdoor and covered picnic areas. I would strongly recommend taking your own food and drink as that available on site is most definitely priced for tourists - €4 for a half litre bottle of water! The Chateau and grounds however are well worth... More 

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Address: Address: 37150 Chenonceaux, France
Phone Number: 00 33 02 47 23 90 07
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre  >  Loire Valley  >  Chenonceaux

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