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Simply excellent

A wonderful place with the current owners taking interest and care preserving the chateau. Our... read more

Reviewed June 26, 2019
A MUST DO !!!!

This has been one of my favorite chateau visits in France. The guide was excellent and very... read more

Reviewed April 7, 2019
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Reviewed June 26, 2019

A wonderful place with the current owners taking interest and care preserving the chateau. Our guide was fantastic and spoke English very well. She was knowledgable, attentive and a good storyteller. The amount of rooms to visit is within the norm around Bourgogne. Left with...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed April 7, 2019

This has been one of my favorite chateau visits in France. The guide was excellent and very informative. The best part was that the chateau is still in family hands so your guide is part of the family and sharing the history (their history) with...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed September 28, 2018

All visits are by guide only and in this instance one of the most enthusiastic and informative guides who spoke good English. We were given an entertaining and informative historic overview on the history of the chateau and the Duke of Burgundy, which proved invaluable...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 21, 2018

We found this spot based on a recommendation from our host in Puligny-Montrachet. We were very surprised at the extensive tour of the buildings and the enthusiasm of our tour guide. We missed the first 2 rooms of the tour but were offered to see...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mary S
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

We visited the Chateau today. We had a guide who was passionate about the chateau and the restoration of it all. We got a pretty good explanation of it all and enjoyed our visit. It was a beautiful day and we had a nice stroll...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

We were treated to an informative, interesting and passionate account, in excellent English, of the history of the chateau and of the Dukes Burgundy as we were guided around the grounds and the rooms of the chateau. We felt very privileged to be treated to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jan D
Reviewed July 7, 2018

We turned up on the off chance we might see the chateau and Matthew took the two of us round for an hour. It was a real pleasure to have someone with his wealth of knowledge, and perfect English, showing us around this fabulous place...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Val H
Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

We were given passionate and informative tales of French and Burgundian history by Christian, our personal guide. The building is always delightful and awe-inspiring in places. We are now researching Burgundian history. Thank you very much Christian. Highly recommended. Claire and Geoff

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Geoffrey B
Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

We loved this - arrived to the entrance and was asked to walk around in the garden for 15 mins which turned out to be delightful. When our guide presented himself, he slowly revealed the rich history of this chateau - and then we discovered...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank zalies
Reviewed October 5, 2017

We passed by this Château on our way to Givry and decided to have a look on the way back. It was just about to close so we came back early the next morning and were fortunate enough to have a private tour with one...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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