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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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Just amazing to go with little kids

Chenonceau Castle is just amazing. Diferente for the others, this is a Castle where the kings and Queens lived. The visit with children is interesting because they can see the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Chenonceau Castle is just amazing. Diferente for the others, this is a Castle where the kings and Queens lived. The visit with children is interesting because they can see the Princess Bedroom, the Queen Room, a real Kitchen, etc. Besides the castle and the gardens, the infrastructure is very good, the picnic area is near the parking area, with big... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

This is a really lovely chateau, with rooms , which have been carefully restored. Food at the self service cafe was good and reasonably priced. Gardens could have done with a bit more attention. However this is a must see chateau if you are in the region.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

We visited the Chateau as we drove through the Loire region. A spectacular castle with a fascinating history beautifully laid out in the gallery with pictures and notes. The rooms are elegantly furnished as they were several hundred years ago. The narrative stitched together the overlapping history of the Medici family and the links with Mary Stewart. The castle is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

I took an organized day trip from Tours to see several chateaux. If you have more time I would not recommend a full day out - mine was ten hours long, involving two different minivans, one in the morning with a knowledgeable /drive guide, the other with driver who was not a guide. But I had only a few days... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

This magnificent chateau is very well done to show off its many attributes. The galleries are explained well. As well as some fascinating furniture from the Renaissance era, there are many paintings, some by masters such as Van Dyck and Tintoretto. The gardens and exquisite floral arrangements are not to be missed. Be sure to tour the vegetable and flower... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

There is in reason why this is one of the most visited chateaus in the Loire....it is gorgeous! Despite an overcast day, we had a marvelous visit both in the gardens and inside the castle itself. A wonderful exhibit covering the details of its inhabitants lives is in the breezeway over the river and is not to be missed. Well... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

This was a château not to be missed. The gardens were beautiful, either side of the château overlooking the Cher. The history of the place is most interesting and clearly spoken on the Audio Guide. Allow time to see furnished rooms and portraits on each floor and the spectacular expanse across the river, in which there is a time line... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

A French national holiday on a sunny day in May is going to be a seriously busy time, but by and large the practicalities coped well but beware there are only two toilets on site and women were queuing at one. Car parking was well organised and ticket queues were about 10 minutes. In the Chateau a big plus is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

We visited the château last week and it is the most beautiful, peacefull, awe inspiring château in the Loire valley. It is situated east of Tours close to Amboise, another beautiful place to visit. The gardens of Chenonceau and the chateau itself are not to be missed, and at an entry fee of only €12.50 it's possible to spend a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Built in stages spanning the Cher river, this chateau is really a must see Lohr valley. Really amazing architecture, items from the period, a true story surrounding its history that seems more like a soap opera. We have beautiful pictures of the chateau, the river, and the grounds.

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