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Charming Village and Chateau

We spent half a day taking a walk around the charming medieval village and took a look around the... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2018
New Forest National Park Hampshire, United Kingdom
Worth a visit as a part of your visit to Estaing

We arrived just a few minutes before closing so didn't go in the museum part of the chateau (entry... read more

Reviewed September 28, 2016
Karen L
Paris, France
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Place la Priousse, 12190 Estaing, France
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Reviewed September 16, 2018

We spent half a day taking a walk around the charming medieval village and took a look around the chateau. There are sloping cobbled streets and stairs to negotiate, but they can be tackled reasonably easily. The village has alleyways and places to explore and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed May 20, 2017 via mobile

The Chateau is beautiful to start with but the restoration has produced a very good result. We saw the Chateau while driving through last year and vowed to come back. We were not disappointed. The Chateau fits in beautifully with what is certainly one of...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed September 28, 2016

We arrived just a few minutes before closing so didn't go in the museum part of the chateau (entry fee). There are many explanatory posters to explain the history - which are quite worthwhile.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Karen L
Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

Well worth a visit if in Estaing with lots of history of those who have inhabited the chateau as well as those associated with Estaing. Particularly interesting was the section dedicated to Valerie Giscard d'Estaing who has had a hand in putting the chateau back...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed July 9, 2016

Beautiful chateau with very long history. Would have preferred to see some of the furnished rooms but still very interesting.

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed May 21, 2016

Easy day trip from Rodez and good to combine with Esplion and Entraques. Each of these have UNESCO bridges and quaint streets.

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed October 4, 2014

We stumbled across Estaing on our way from Conques to Le Puy-en-Velay. Located at the foot of the Aubrac Mountains - not far from the gorges of the Lot and Truyère - Estaing is in the Aveyron département of the Midi-Pyrénées region, and is classified...More

Date of experience: May 2014
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Reviewed August 9, 2014

Estaing is quite a small but very nice village : you will recognize it immediately thanks to its proud castle ! It gave its name to a french President : Giscard d'Estaing. If you travel along the way of Compostella, don't miss this beautiful castle...More

Date of experience: September 2013
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