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The Maison Forte de Reignac

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Address: 24620 Tursac, France
Phone Number: 05 53 50 69 54
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Amazing bit of history

Steep climb to the castle, but easier route option. Not really suitable for pushchairs, so take your baby carrier Authentic rooms that made you feel that you were there... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Bourne, United Kingdom
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Bourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Steep climb to the castle, but easier route option. Not really suitable for pushchairs, so take your baby carrier Authentic rooms that made you feel that you were there century's ago. Although no English signs you are given a book to tell you about each room. Prices very reasonable (children under 10 free)

Thank thetrumblefamily
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoyed this Chateau. It is furnished in a variety of styles, not specific to any period, but it gives you a feel for what life might have been like in its heyday. From the prehistoric abri, to the view from its highest defenses, every room had something interesting. The signs are all in French, but there is a binder... More 

Thank Sara R
Sandbach, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Passed this place on the road elsewhere but what a treat when we visited. A wonderful example of cave/rock dwelling that has evolved through the ages. Brilliant rooms, furniture, armour and 'soundtrack' to life playing throughout.

Thank Sue E
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 220 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

This is a most amazing and impressive place - a house in the caves fully furnished dating back to the year whenever.... a long long time ago. It's a long climb up and there are various levels and rooms, each one being as breathtaking as the one before! Heavy furniture, bed chambers, huge open fires and views to die for.,... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Wasn't looking forward to it a castle in rock but glad I was talked into it. This is a amazing place which as you go into it gets bigger and bigger . Well worth a visit if you are in the area , it has all the furniture and bits and bobs still in the rooms and feels realistic.

Thank Bushwhacker66
Bury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

We had picked up a leaflet about this attraction and stopped off as we were passing. It is a climb to reach the house and there are several steep staircases, so not advisable if you have mobility issues. The house looks small from the front but inside there are lots of rooms full of interesting furniture and other items of... More 

Thank David H
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

This old castle is impressive and different from other castles as it's built in a rocky cliff. Most similar dwellings are perched on a hill or on a cliff but this one is in the cliff. There were several like that one in that part of France but we were told that it was the only one 'surviving'. It still... More 

1 Thank claudeCanada
Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016 via mobile

What a find! A fort built into the hillside full of interesting artefacts. A guide book was provided in English and the rooms were amazing. The kids loved finding out how people lived and the views were amazing. Definitely worth the €25 for 2 adults and 2 children entrance fee. Definitely recommended.

1 Thank Kate B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016 via mobile

Amazing little placed. Went with husband and 2 boys - 11 & 8. Fascinating inside. Great English tour book (which we didn't get at bigger places like Lascaux). Just amazing how its built into a cave, loads of bits to look at and torture exhibition was loved by my husband and my 8year old! If have spare hour and a... More 

Thank fourbaggs
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016 via mobile

The house is quite interesting for several reasons. First it's a troglodyte building making it quite unique, especially for a manor. The whole architecture is really amazing. Secondly this house is furnished with antiques, mostly local. It traces the history of the region. Third the torture exhibition is really cool and exciting.

Thank Jeremie H

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