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Chateau de Parentignat

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A great surprise

A beautiful castle in the middle of the small village. The very knowledgeable guide made the whole... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2018
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le petit versailles

This chateau is worth a visit. You can find here amazing library, historical furniture in... read more

Reviewed May 29, 2018
Issoire, France
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Aug 13, 2018
“A great surprise”
May 29, 2018
“le petit versailles”
The chateau of Parentignat was built between 1707 and 1720 by Anne-Francois de Lastic, Marquess of Sieujac and Captain of a Royal infantry regiment, on the foundations of an old fortress. The chateau remains in the family to this day and is the...more
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7 Place du Chateau, 63500 Issoire, France
+33 4 73 89 51 10
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Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

A beautiful castle in the middle of the small village. The very knowledgeable guide made the whole visit worthwhile. Highly recommend stopping there .

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank DOMTOM
Reviewed May 29, 2018

This chateau is worth a visit. You can find here amazing library, historical furniture in impressive interior, beautiful garden and a lot of pictures of fine painters, of which I was amazed. The price is equal to the experience.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank adaliecoyer
Reviewed August 11, 2017

The Chateau has remained in the family of its founders. Many of the furnishings are original and it sits in a beautiful park. Guided tours only. Some quality paintings particularly from Vigee Lebrun.

Date of experience: August 2017
Reviewed May 8, 2017

The reconstruction of the chateau has added to its historic charms. A great place to visit and the guide is very knowledgeable and "passionate" in providing descriptions. The Library is outstanding as is the garden [a fine example of an "English Garden"]. Definitely worth a...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Mark D
Reviewed August 13, 2015

Its best to just check on the internet before you go it sort of opens when it wants! We wondered through the rooms on our own and visited the gardens at our leisure. Homely atmosphere as if it is lived in all the time. Superb...More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank jane s
Reviewed August 10, 2013

Beautiful collection of paintings, beautiful landscaped garden. Tours only with guides; Opening hours on the site are wrong, it's only open in the afternoon.

Date of experience: July 2013
4  Thank RickKessel_Lo
Reviewed May 15, 2012

The chateau is known as the little Versailles, and is considered "living history" as the present day owners still live in it. It's family-owned and handed down through the generations, which gives it a special feel. The guided tour costs 9e each, and is conducted...More

Date of experience: May 2012
3  Thank FordPrefectII
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