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Address: Chateau de Sache, 37190 Sache, France
Phone Number: (0)247268650
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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If you are interested in Balzac at all, this is an interesting museum to learn more about his work and life. There was a also an art exhibit featuring him as a theme, which I did... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 9, 2014
Los Altos, California
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Los Altos, California
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36 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

If you are interested in Balzac at all, this is an interesting museum to learn more about his work and life. There was a also an art exhibit featuring him as a theme, which I did not care for as much.

Thank marrunner06
Paris, France
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147 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

This house, beautifully renovated, reveals the impact of Touraine on Balzac ´s creation. A big part of La comedie Humaine was written here, or inspired by people and sceniry of this delicious green area. The guide is excellent. La demeure, joliment renovee, revele l'influence des gens ey paysage de la region sur l'oeuvre de Balzac. La guide est formidable

Thank Stephanie D
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37 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

A beautiful building and a fascinating look into the life of this famous writer. Well worth a visit if you are visiting that area.

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Orange Park, Florida
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547 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

Unless you are French, you will be lost in translation. You only get a pamphlet that is very hard to follow through the house. Don't waste your 5 Euros or time going here. The grounds were simple but nice. Least favorite of the Chateaus.

Thank ukienomad
Portsmouth, England
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61 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

My husband and I have both read Balzac - he much more than I - so we had an interest in this museum. It turned out to be a delight and one of the best value visits made in the Loire Valley. It is €5 to enter and in every room there is a huge amount of information on cards... More 

Thank Jackiepcs
Rochester, Minnesota
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

Review your Balzac and you will enjoy this beautifully curated museum and chateau with the extra gift of a beautiful studio dedicated to Rodin's creation of his famous and famously misunderstood statue of Balzac. Pretty grounds. Not a lot of tourists made it a lovely break from the overcrowded and commercialized chateaus. Nice bookshop.

Thank TJH0828
Paris, France
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156 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2012

If you have forgotten most of what you read as a student, this is the place : the chateau where he wrote most of his books has been turned into a museum with lots of pleasantly arranged explanations on the writer, his influences, his life. It is complete with his study, and bed. A very nice young lady guide is... More 

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