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Interesting visit, could do with being a bit more organised

There's some great history in the Chateau and it's probably unusual in that it's stayed in the same... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Gavin C
One of the most expensive chateaux to visit.

The chateau dominates the skyline of the town. It was an interesting guided visit and the guide... read more

Reviewed June 30, 2018
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16110 La Rochefoucauld, France
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Spent a wonderful afternoon at this belle endoit. We did the tour as well which was really interesting but hard if you don't speak French as it is only conducted in this medium although the tour guide could speak English. The children and adults alike...More

Thank Marie Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun for children and some adults to dress up. There was a guided tour of the library but apart from that you are left to roam yourself. Our 4yr old grand daughter was allowed to exit the castle via the cash desk without being challenged....More

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There's some great history in the Chateau and it's probably unusual in that it's stayed in the same family all these years despite France's upheavals. One of the guides on site will open up one of the many libraries and map rooms if required and...More

Thank Gavin C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Perched above the town centre, this is reputedly one of the most famous Chateaus in France, home of the Rochefoucauld family. It is stunning from the outside and fascinating from the inside, from the libraries at the top to the very foundations of the towers....More

Thank Andy G
Reviewed June 30, 2018

The chateau dominates the skyline of the town. It was an interesting guided visit and the guide had reasonably good English thought it was very much oriented toward the French visitors. I thought the book/map room was the best part. If you have kids, they...More

Thank Venus d
Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

10 Euro for adults. This chateau provides a self guided tour through many decorated rooms and down into the caves below. You can meet a guide at alloted times by the library door to have a guided tour of 2 of the 4 libraries. The...More

Thank opayne7173
Reviewed April 23, 2018

This is a beautiful building the tour was great but not a lot of information in English. It was great to wander around the beautiful rooms and the information the guide gave us was informative. Great for children they love the dressing up

Thank Jays1216
Reviewed March 31, 2018

I have been here twice and I highly recommend a visit here.I won't spoil the surprise but they have an tour and documents dating from the 10th century . Enough rooms are open to the public so you have a feel of the place.....Children and...More

Thank val v
Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

Please not opening times Sunday afternoons only through Feb/March. Then they go back to open daily except Tuesdays. I love this place it was 10 euro each to get in. There’s a Leonardo design staircase a dress up room for kids (and kids at heart)...More

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Reviewed October 2, 2017

I would recommend a visit, very interesting.. large castle with many rooms in original decor. Well maintained with helpful staff.. many original features and belongings of the previous owners. well worth a tour

Thank Chabroulie
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Carol L
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Response from angie16260 | Reviewed this property |
No booking required for a visit but the chateau is closed on Tuesdays. Enjoy!
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greg621
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Response from Bulla55 | Reviewed this property |
There are many staircases in the chateau. Most are made of stone.
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