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Chateau de Jumilhac

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Amazing Castle

This is a must see attraction with gardens to the rear. You really feel like you have gone back in... read more

Reviewed November 26, 2018
Stephen P
Stunning Chateau inside and out

Wow! What a beautiful place. The car park was just in the market square so I guess might be a... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Sally H
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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The castle and gardens of Jumilhac welcome you all year long for guided tours, night tours, rental for wedding or receptions. This castle, built during the 13th, 14th and 15th century and modified in the 16th and 17th century will give you wonderful...more
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Place du Chateau, 24630 Jumilhac-le-Grand, France
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Reviewed February 24, 2019 via mobile

The guided tour is great if you speak fluent French. Tou get an English book but the guide takes so long to tell the Frenxh version whilst you just stand there freezing, some rooms took in excess of 20 mins.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed November 26, 2018

This is a must see attraction with gardens to the rear. You really feel like you have gone back in time. Brilliant.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Stephen P
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Wow! What a beautiful place. The car park was just in the market square so I guess might be a problem on market day. You can only see the Chateau by taking a tour. The tours run regularly and the doors to the chateau are...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 12, 2018

We arrived in time for a morning tour. The young lady and guide who greeted us was very helpful. My Dad is elderly, unsteady on his feet and cannot walk far so we use a wheelchair when we can. The Chateau Is not easily accessible...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 4, 2018

At the risk of sounding an old misery, Wasn't sure about the visit as in my experience some of these chateau's can be a bit under whelming. What made this was the building itself rather than the contents, Good gardens -- a bit spoilt be...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

We arrived when a tour was already underway. Equipped with an English word document we caught up with the tour guide, in a room so small we couldn't get in. The guide spoke so quickly in French that we couldn't follow and it was very...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 13, 2018

The first thing to say about this chateau is that it is a good place to visit, especially with a camera, and a visit will take approximately three hours at a slow pace, but could easily be done a lot quicker. The Chateau de Jumilhac...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank adapotatoboy
Reviewed August 13, 2018

We arrived and were told that a tour in French would be taking place in 15 mins and that we would be given guides in enlgish to read. Fair enough. However, after 10 mins we were then told that we could have a tour in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Kris C
Reviewed August 8, 2018

We arrived at the chateau and were told we had 25 minutes to look round the gardens before the guided tour. We met at the stated time with another family and had to stand around another 30 minutes before the tour actually started. The guide...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

excellent friendly. have tour with guide. very slow. better to be able to visit alone. lovely gardens

Date of experience: July 2018
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The night tour on their website shows 9:30pm to 11:30pm (on Tue from June to September and Thur in July and August). The young woman at the tourist office spoke excellent English and is very knowledgeable. The woman at the... More