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Unfortunately the chateau was closed when we were passing by. Looked like it was a good one. Had a... read more

Reviewed May 3, 2018
Guided tour is worth the visit

This castle has been much extended and renovated since the 19th century. In the Middle Ages it did... read more

Reviewed August 30, 2017
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Just 10 minutes’ drive from Annecy in the French Haute-Savoie, Domaine de Montrottier is a fairytale castle. Its rooms are home to a treasure trove of curiosities – a unique collection of weapons, Asian finery and ceramics. The gardens play host to...more
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60, Castle Road | Lovagny, 74330, Annecy, France
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Reviewed July 24, 2018

Its a bit of a walk to the top but well worth the climb. Take a look at the gardens. We were there on a beautiful sunny day so it looked fantastic.

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Reviewed May 31, 2018

This is a beautiful chateau about 10 miles from Annecy near Gorge fier. You can visit both places together as they are near each other..It costs about 8 euro and u can get a guided tour which helps to know the history of the place.You...More

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Reviewed May 3, 2018

Unfortunately the chateau was closed when we were passing by. Looked like it was a good one. Had a wander around the exterior parts that we could access anyway to soak it up a bit.

Thank Harrison_F_Carter
Reviewed February 23, 2018

The Chateau de Montrottier Annecy Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes France is definately an impressive site, we toured the region on our grand voyage of every country circling the Alps in May. The lovely thing about travelling in Europe is the vast amount of history contained in a very...More

3  Thank chickandbeast
Reviewed August 30, 2017

This castle has been much extended and renovated since the 19th century. In the Middle Ages it did not quite look like today. But anyway its dungeon offers great views from the top. As far as the museum, I strongly recommend the guided tour which...More

2  Thank stism
Reviewed August 23, 2017

We visited here recently with friends after going to the beautiful Gorges du Fier. It has lovely exhibitions of wonderful artefacts from around the world. The views are amazing and we were told on a clear day you can see Mont Blanc We had a...More

2  Thank Lynn03
Reviewed August 17, 2017

We visited the chateau after a trip to the gorges. It's beautifully kept and has some interesting displays of lace and porcelain. Great views from the tower but the term "Dungeon" is a bit of a stretch! The management provides an english guide that helps.

1  Thank Tsukiji
Reviewed August 8, 2017

Without a car getting to the Chateau and the Gorges can be tricky. So we, in our limited French, ordered a taxi. First we went to the Gorges, then we walked UP to the Chateau, about 15 minutes. Probably would have been easier to do...More

2  Thank JDH_AustinTx
Reviewed August 5, 2017

Located just 10km off Annecy, the Chateau de Montrottier stands out magnificently when you approach it by car. There is plenty of parking available and you will most surely find a lot directly in front of the entrance. Even though we visited in the midst...More

3  Thank Ventuio
Reviewed August 4, 2017

Nice and compact little chateau. Easy to visit . Nice view to and from the castel. Pitoresc area to have a little wallk around.

1  Thank Alexandru L
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