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Chateau de Cormatin

71460 Cormatin, France
03 85 50 16 55
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Ranked #1 of 2 Attractions in Cormatin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Castles
Description: Beautiful 17th century chateau in southern Burgundy
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St. Petersburg, Russia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Park is a great examples of the sculptured ones and lovingly cared for. The chateau itself if probably average in a number of properties, but what is critical and relatively rare is that the interiors are in tact. French revolutions did not leave a lot of such places after them. Also they have guided tours performed by History students, which... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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269 attraction reviews
531 helpful votes 531 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Perhaps some reviewers who have seen many chateaux are a bit spoiled. While Cormatin is pretty and has a nice garden, it cannot compare with its larger icons. I am sorry, but in comparison to its competition, it is average.

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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

While we were holidaying in Burgundy, we spent a whole afternoon at Chateau de Cormatin. An impressive, restored, building set in beautiful grounds. It was very easy to spend a good few hours here! We took the tour - it's organised in small groups and you go room by room, with the door closing behind you each time so you... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Chateau de Cormatin has obviously been lovingly restored. The owner was present as we toured the Chateau and was extremely solicitous of the building and ready to answer all questions on the restoration work. It is a beautiful building architecturally. The decorated walls and ceilings in the rooms were amazing as were the fixtures and fittings. The history of the... More

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Moscow, Russia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Beautiful building surrounded by water where you can take great mirror photos, nice park and river area to walk accompanied with friendly geese. Cute vegetable garden: mixture of vegetables and flowers.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

loved this Chateau, great tour however the guide did not once try and speak English. Had lots of laughs with the French but not once tried to interpret into English for us like other chateau's we have visited

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Muelheim an der Ruhr, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

If this Chateau would be located in the Loire valley it would probably attract hardly any visitor. It is a nice, small Castle with beautiful gardens. Michelin's Guide Verte rates it with 2 stars, but anyone who has seen for example Valencay or Chambord will probably be disappointed. There is no animation, only guided tours. Our tour guide spoke some... More

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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

Tucked away in southern Burgundy, this very attractive chateau appeals both externally with its elegant parkland setting, and internally by the rich decoration of many of its rooms. You will have to join a guided tour to see the latter, but you will come away with a good idea of the dissolute life led by the French aristocracy before the... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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64 reviews 64 reviews
25 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We sat in the heat for nearly 1 hour waiting for the Chateau to open after lunch. It was a very hot day too. The man at the gate on reception told an English speaking couple in front of us that there was an English speaking guide and as the majority of the visitors that day were English we were... More

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St Sernin Du Plain
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Just imagine that this place was ruins only several decades ago. Some young architects. Obtained the rights to it and went to work. The outcome is dazzling. The interior shows you the grandeur of France. The outside is beautifull, so well done in period and style. For gardenlovers we can only say TAKE YOUR TIME. The small village of Cormatin... More

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