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Address: Lovagny, 74330, Annecy, France
Phone Number: 04-50-46-23-02
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Looks stunning

This château looks stunning and very medieval however the reviews are terrible for the English tourist-why is that? Not sure. It sounds that it is a staff problem. I did not visit... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
ray r
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This château looks stunning and very medieval however the reviews are terrible for the English tourist-why is that? Not sure. It sounds that it is a staff problem. I did not visit as I was influenced by the reviews and kept well away and visited the Gorge du Fier, 200 metres away instead.

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Thank ray r
Paris, France
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

The castle is impressive; it is really worth seeing if you travel in France. The building itself is already a piece of art and it becomes even more when you get inside. The last owner of the castle collected bits and pieces from everywhere in the world and kept them in the traditional way of the XIXe century. In accordance... More 

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1 Thank Ztheplayer
Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

Perfectly situated on the Outskirts of Annecy in Countryside the Building is like Time Stood Still and well worth visit, my first visit we were greeted by an elderly lady who looked as if she had been mothballed and only comes out to greet visitors, She has probably passed on now as no sign of her -

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Thank DAVWOD
Los Angeles, California
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494 reviews
120 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

Unfortunately, we arrived a few minutes late to take the last guided tour, but were able to wander the grounds, which are beautiful. The chateau has commanding views on all sides and the outside is well maintained. There are three or four major chateaux in the Annecy region. I'm glad we were able to visit this one, even if we... More 

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2 Thank Max G
New York, New York, United States
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

great place loots of fun,very impressive place,,,i was there with my soon and he love it .. i will go again next year when i visit France in march..i will recommend this place to everyone

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Thank Jasa Z
Wellington
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169 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We only sighted the chateau from the boat (tour of Lac Annecy). We didn't go inside. It is a very impressive Chateau in an incredibly picturesque setting.

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Thank ATPMead
Detroit, Michigan
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188 reviews
104 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The drive to the Chateau was beautiful. The view of the Chateau from a far is very impressive. We visited the Chateau grounds after seeing the gorge. The Chateau was closed but the gardens were open (for free) and we walked around the outside of the Chateau and looked over the countryside from the gardens. Seeing the outside of the... More 

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2 Thank 33traveler2010
New York City, New York
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87 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Spend time doing something else and don't go there! My friend and I were visiting Annecy and went to the Gorge de Fier and the Chateau. The Gorge was great but when we arrived at the Chateau for the tour, the woman behind the counter at the entrance (gift shop) was on the phone for 17 minutes (we counted). We... More 

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6 Thank Carey T
Los Alamos, New Mexico
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

The french don't want the world to know about it....There is no desire to accommodate non-french speakers. They hand you this binder with a few words in english for each room, while the old geezer guide tells you this will not be very interesting for you, then talks a lot and makes jokes for the french audience. It makes you... More 

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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Oh my goodness. What to do on a rainy day near Annecy? Well, unless you are a fluent French speaker and DON'T have children with you, give this Chateau a miss. There is an amazing collection of artefacts from all over the world, but the extremely limited info available in English and the cramped displays do not do it justice.... More 

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