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Interesting Tour

We came here right on time for the 11:15am tour and were welcomed by a jolly French man who we... read more

Reviewed June 26, 2018
HannahKR
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Chichester, United Kingdom
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Unique tour by owner

This castle is worthwhile a visit if only for a stroll around the grounds. But if you catch one of... read more

Reviewed October 25, 2017
tjskold
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Vienna, Austria
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Chateau de Chastellux | Le Château, 89630 Avallon, France
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed March 14, 2016

While the castle in itself is a wonderful occasion to admire Burgundian art in situ, the big surprise was Avallon itself. Old buildings full of charm, winding narrow streets, a beautiful center square, lovely market and above all kind, nice, helpful locals filled the day...More

11  Thank EUcivilization
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Reviewed July 3, 2016

On arriving at the Chateau we were approached by two men on foot. The first immediately spoke to us in English and asked if we were there for the tour. As we started to reply the second man rudely shouted at us in French. He...More

10  Thank Fiveacres51
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Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

We came here right on time for the 11:15am tour and were welcomed by a jolly French man who we found out was the owner and that he would be conducting the tour. He seemed to have a good sense of humour with a witty...More

3  Thank HannahKR
Reviewed October 25, 2017

This castle is worthwhile a visit if only for a stroll around the grounds. But if you catch one of the tours, you are in for a real treat. The current owner, Count Philippe de Chastellux, shows you around his castle, where he lives year...More

2  Thank tjskold
Reviewed May 6, 2017 via mobile

Very nice spot.Take trip and see beautiful castle full of history.Don't forget to take walk to the park.

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Reviewed October 12, 2016

Owner/guide gives an informative and amusing presentation of the history of the castle and the powers in the area throughout history BUT only in French although he speaks fluent English. I enjoyed it very much However for those who do not speak French there really...More

1  Thank globalartlover
Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

We've been here, on the way to Paris. Th e castle has a nice structure and 4-5 rooms are renewed. Compared to the tour the price for a family is quite high. The guide is in French. We understand it about 50%. I general you...More

1  Thank Serfun
Reviewed July 3, 2016

On arriving at the Chateau we were approached by two men on foot. The first immediately spoke to us in English and asked if we were there for the tour. As we started to reply the second man rudely shouted at us in French. He...More

10  Thank Fiveacres51
Reviewed March 14, 2016

While the castle in itself is a wonderful occasion to admire Burgundian art in situ, the big surprise was Avallon itself. Old buildings full of charm, winding narrow streets, a beautiful center square, lovely market and above all kind, nice, helpful locals filled the day...More

11  Thank EUcivilization
Reviewed April 25, 2015

We found this lovely place as we were staying for two days in a gite d'hote nearby, the visit from the Comte Philippe de Chastellux is very interesting and a lot of fun! We absolutely recommend to visit this place.

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Reviewed June 9, 2014

This magnificent chateau, in the Morvan Forrest has been in the same family for 100's of years. The host gives a tour- make sure you schedule to be there for it- it is in french but there are English printed guides where you can follow...More

6  Thank rangisaba
Reviewed July 15, 2013

One hour guided tour of the castle by entertaining and comedic current owner whose family has owned the property for over 1000 years.

3  Thank Attirgi
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