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Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay | Tanlay, 89430, France
+33 3 86 75 70 61
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Secrets of the history

Very interesting Chateau.Special thanks to Qian young guide.She had a great natural talent to... read more

Reviewed May 11, 2017
Gosia N
via mobile
Bring written material in English.

We had written material in English so we pretty much turned a deaf ear to the French guide. The... read more

Reviewed November 26, 2016
HvPssptWilTrvl
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Newton, Massachusetts
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Château de Tanlay: Renaissance jewel in Burgundy Beautiful ensemble of the 16th and 17th centuries, built in the heart of the village by the family of the Admiral de Coligny, completed by a relative of Mazarin, preserved in the same family for three centuries. Remarkable architecture, walk along the Canal perspective, Renaissance fresco and trompe-l'oeil, furnished and decorated rooms.
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  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Chateau de Tanlay | Tanlay, 89430, France
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+33 3 86 75 70 61

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Reviewed May 11, 2017 via mobile

Very interesting Chateau.Special thanks to Qian young guide.She had a great natural talent to explain and tell about history of the Chateau de Tanlay

Thank Gosia N
Management response:Responded May 14, 2017

Thank you for your nice comment. We are fortunate to welcome Qian to the Château de Tanlay for her internship. See you soon in Tanlay ! 谢谢您的光临 !

Reviewed November 26, 2016

We had written material in English so we pretty much turned a deaf ear to the French guide. The small brochure in English was OK but sparse on the details that bring this chateau to life. The building was not overwhelming by French chateau standards...More

Thank HvPssptWilTrvl
Reviewed September 19, 2016

The outside of Tanlay is truly beautiful, picture perfect indeed. There's one entrance to the chateau, through a couple of arches, over the moat. And mid-afternoon someone had decided that was the best time for the French Chuckle Brothers to shift a cherry-picker through from...More

1  Thank anthbike
Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic visit. We fell lucky and had an English speaking guide. He was very knowledgeable and made the visit very enjoyable. Well worth a visit. Very good value.

Thank Elizabeth P
Reviewed October 11, 2015

A beautiful castle, nice park. The visit of the park and others buildings from outside,stables for instance is free of charge. Conversely the castle visit is expensive,it's only guided in French. They show you a little part inside the building ,and it's not very remarkable.

Thank babaluba11
Reviewed October 4, 2015

Inside,and out amazing even though it is old it is too pretty to miss,and the artwork of Bengt Lindstrom is amazing!

Thank Nikki B
Reviewed September 5, 2015

The Exhibition 2015 of the Castel with art works of Bengt Lindström, Barthélémy Toguo, Coco Fronsac and Cypien Tokoudagba is unique. This mixture of European and African contemporary Art is a must to see!

Thank Werner N
Reviewed July 6, 2015

The chauteau has wonderful architectural detail and marvelous stories to tell about the French religious wars, especially in the tower room at the end. Our guide was a font of information about French history.

Thank CJM51
Reviewed June 8, 2015 via mobile

We were staying on pur boat at the lovely port at Tanlay. We decided to walk around the grounds. They are lovely and the view of the chateau is superb. We did not pay to go in the grounds. There was a walking event going...More

Thank Caya E
Reviewed August 22, 2014

We visited Tanlay some years ago and were so frustrated by the gloomy entrance and dreary descriptions of the then (male - sorry!) guide (for example, he drew our attention to the "interesting" presence of the owner's Wellington boots in the hall!) that we escaped...More

3  Thank floramalone
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