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The Maison Forte de Reignac

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Address: 24620 Tursac, France
Phone Number: +33 5 53 50 69 54
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Nice place

Nice to have a wander round and explore the different stages the house has been through and some good artefacts and information. A few of the stuffed animals are looking a bit... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 29, 2016
jamieandsacher
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Grolejac, France
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Grolejac, France
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

Nice to have a wander round and explore the different stages the house has been through and some good artefacts and information. A few of the stuffed animals are looking a bit tired but considering their age it's not surprising!

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Washington, D.C.
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101 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

This is an extraordinary visit to a house built into the cliffs for defense...allowing us to experience life in the medieval period along the Vezère River. One of the most unusual sites to visit highly recommend

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Windsor
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

This is a gem of a visit. The house is amazing, built into the mountainside and over 700 years old. There are a lot of stairs so a bit of excercise for all! If the execution for torture is on, do NOT take children in, it is very interesting but not for the kiddies. All the descriptive signs are in... More 

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West Midlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

I find this sort of stuff really interesting , to see how people lived and used their surroundings to better care for themselves. The renovations done are sympathetic and it's a really good visit. I found I had to remind myself this was a cave made into a house, not just another house. Access to the higher area where it... More 

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Thank Graham19
Galway, Ireland (Republic Of.)
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61 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

A really unusual place to visit, a big posh house with a back wall of greenish cliff face! The guidebook was informative and its is furnished with period pieces.All the different levels and viewing points at the top are great although a bit vertiginous! The only negative would be the at the end when you end up in an exhibition... More 

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Lafayeffe, La
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

We spent two days in this area, touring Maison Forte Reignac, La Roque Saint Christophe and Font de Gaume. Each is special in its own way. This attraction has recreated the life and living areas of Middle Age France. You really feel like you are part of that day and age. A rock castle built into the cliff! The English... More 

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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

This medieval manor s front looks like a normal historical house but many features inside incorporate the cave which it is built around. Fascinating.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

Passed this Forte several times before deciding to have a look . While very interesting and having a good guide book in English it is not for the faint hearted . Some steep but with good hand rails and precipitous views it could unnerve the delicate sightseer . We found it really fascinating ,the collection is extensive and the history... More 

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Northwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 233 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

All of us, kids and parents, agreed that this was the most fascinating place we saw in the whole of our holiday in this part of the world. It's just mad! Someone's put the front wall of a 3 story house on the front of a cliff, cut some steps in the rock through the roof so you can get... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

We visited with two daughters aged 11 and a 2.5 year old and a dog. Can you believe it but the dog was allowed entry! This has been well renovated and the guide book is fantastic. It not only descriptive with the house itself and it's contents but also the overall history, locally and nationally. Some parts were quite disturbing... More 

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