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Maison du Saumon

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Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

This is one of the nicest buildings in Chartres, very well preserved. The tourist office of the town is installed here, do not hesitate to enter for free city info and some souvenirs, the staff is very friendly and helpful!

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank DimiEG
Angélique R, Responsable qualité at Maison du Saumon, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2018

Dear Sir, Thank you for your nice comment about our staff. The Salmon house is one of the oldest house of Chartres, renovated after World War II Best regards.

Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

While the exterior is impressive they have sadly updated the interior. Go inside and you will find the tourist information center but not a lot else worth your time.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank jsthouston
Chartres T, Responsable qualité at Maison du Saumon, responded to this reviewResponded May 1, 2018

Dear jshouston We thank you for your comment. The Salmon house is one the of oldest building of Chartres, from the 15th century and inside we have kept the old wood. Best regards. Mme Angélique Ribet

Reviewed March 15, 2018

On a street parallel to the cathedral square, is this old building made out of wood, really a gem. It is in very good condition, but the inside in modern. On the ground floor is the tourist office located, giving out maps and information, as...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank KatrienS955
Chartres T, Responsable relations clients at Maison du Saumon, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2018

Dear Katrien S, Thank you for your comment and we are very happy to knew you have been satisfied by our team. We are constantly looking for the best for our tourist. See you soon in Chartres

Reviewed December 2, 2017

We were following the recommended walking itinerary and this lovely building was near the end of our walk...beautiful exterior!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Helen C
Chartres T, Responsable qualité at Maison du Saumon, responded to this reviewResponded January 3, 2018

Dear Helen C We thank you for your comment. The salmon house is one of the oldest house of Chartres, built at the end of 15th century. Best regards Angélique Ribet

Reviewed October 4, 2017

Rather a cool reception on entering and no help offered! Odd, for a place that is supposed to help tourists

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank HelencTorontO
Chartres T, Responsable Qualité at Maison du Saumon, responded to this reviewResponded November 2, 2017

Dear HelencTorontO Thank you for your comment. We are sadden to hear you were not very satisfied with welcome you received at the tourist office. We try to satisfied everyone who come in our tourist office. Hope to see you soon in Chartres. Angélique Ribet

Reviewed June 29, 2017

It is a very old building dating back to 11th Century, if I remember correctly. You cannot miss it as it is the Tourist Information Office now. And it is very near the Cathedral, and is in the town centre. The building has a Salmon...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank sb2003
Chartres T, Advisor at the Tourist Office at Maison du Saumon, responded to this reviewResponded July 1, 2017

Hello, Thank you so much for your comment. The Salmon House was built during the 15th and 16th centuries. It's interesting to know that during the Middle-Age, it was a fish market ! We are pleased that you had a good time in Chartres and...More

Reviewed May 23, 2017 via mobile

Terrific, attentive staff. They quickly showed us what we needed, so as to explore the Old Town. The carvings on the front of this fantastic building are worth pausing to note! A few small (chess) tables on the nearby veranda then made for a perfect...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Jh W
Chartres T, Responsable qualité at Maison du Saumon, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2017

Dear trugrit01, Thank you for your comment. Everyday, we endeavour to do satisfy tourist by giving them information. Saumon house, is one of oldest houses of Chartres. Best regards Angélique Ribet Responsable Qualité

Reviewed January 19, 2017

we saw it, but it was closed on Tuesdays. take note of the carvings on the outside near the door. it was much closer to the Cathedral than we expected.

Date of experience: January 2017
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Chartres T, Responsable qualité at Maison du Saumon, responded to this reviewResponded February 1, 2017

Dear haditbefore, We thank you for you comment. During this period we are opened Monday to Saturday : 10am - 6pm Sundays and bank holidays: 10 am -5 pm. Best regards Angélique Ribet

Reviewed October 24, 2016

The salmon house isn't far from the cathedral and is an excellent example of the half erred houses in this area of Chartres.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Carol S
Reviewed September 29, 2016

Well preserved and used as the tourist office so a good place to start your visit to Chartres. Doesn't even smell of fish.

Date of experience: September 2016
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