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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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a magical romantic chateau to visit

A wonderful romantic chateau on the river Cher with a fascinating history, not to be missed. The gardens are magnificently laid out and a must to walk around. Rowing boats can be... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Westoning, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

A wonderful romantic chateau on the river Cher with a fascinating history, not to be missed. The gardens are magnificently laid out and a must to walk around. Rowing boats can be hired to row under the arches and gain unique river view of the chateau.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Oh my goodness, what a beautiful chateau! Simply stunning. We used the audio tour which was very informative, although there was a bit of a mix-up when we started... There are children's tours - but these are just stories aimed at young children. Ours are 10 and 12 and they much preferred the "short 45 minute" tour. This took more... More 

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Orbigny
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Spectacular chateau that spans the river Cher - tons of interesting history from it's construction by women to world war I hospital, and being on the demarcation line of "free" Vichy France and occupied France.Wonderful rooms inside well presented and best kitchens I've seen in a Chateau. Love the gardens and for me the farm and vegetable garden are great.... More 

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Burnaby, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

This chateau is full of history and if you only have time for one castle, this is superb. The castle and gardens are incredible. It spans the Cher river which has a lovely trail that is accessible at 11:00 am. We took the train from Paris & a second train at St Pierre des Corps which stops right at the... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

A beautiful setting. A bit busy on the Sunday. The frog chorus in the waterway leading to the castle was funny.

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Claremore, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

There is so much to see and do here that you need to plan on spending at least 2 to 3 hours. There are 3 levels with many rooms. The audio guide is very helpful. The two large gardens are fantastic. It is hard to believe that this could be built over a river! This is a must see.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This remarkable Renaissance masterpiece spans the river Cher and was built in the early 16th C. King Henri II gave the chateau to his mistress, Diane de Poitiers, in 1547. His wife Catherine de Medici made her leave after the death of Henri in 1559. Louise of Lorraine, wife of Henri III, withdrew to Chenonceau in 1589 after his death.... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This is a must see among the chateaux of the Loire Valley. Wonderful audio guide, beautifully decorated rooms, well explained history. Make sure to eat when food is available! For a country that has such lovely cuisine, the times that you can enjoy that cuisine are severely limited!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

I guess I'm becoming a fan of France after loir trip that ended in Bretagne :) this Chateau was amazing, memorable, we had a great guide there:) totally beautiful, totally airy place! Chateau looks like it's raising from the water. Big great Park, dobt miss it and kitchen gardens.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We visited the chateau with a guide and did so fairly early to beat some of the crowds. The chateau apparently has about 4 million visitors a year and it gets very crowded. The chateau is interesting in its history, has a rich tapestry of styles and parts, and has a good garden. The chateau spans the River Cher and... More 

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

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