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Small but well worth a visit

Petite and to be honest fairly expensive but we spent a nice hour wandering round the grounds and... read more

Reviewed June 3, 2016
Woodabell
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Guildford, United Kingdom
Peaceful setting, beautiful chateau.

Beautiful setting and peaceful well maintained gardens.clean throughout and very much like a... read more

Reviewed August 24, 2015
Rachael P
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Plympton, , United Kingdom
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May 28, 2018
“Holiday ”
Oct 3, 2017
“Might be good - who knows”
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Built in the 14th century and now classified as a “Historic Monument”, the castle of Crazannes in Charente-Maritime has been restored to provide modern comfort in a beautiful medieval setting. The nickname of “Castle of Puss in Boots” goes back to...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Contact
24 rue du Chateau, 17350 Crazannes, France
Website
+33 5 46 90 15 94
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed June 3, 2016

Petite and to be honest fairly expensive but we spent a nice hour wandering round the grounds and collection of buildings. They’ve spent a lot of attention to providing information throughout, the farm implement building being, oddly, a highlight! It’s by no means vast but...More

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Reviewed October 3, 2017

Arrived here on a not so brilliant day weather wise at midday. Was approaching the main entrance door and whoever was on reception spotted me, immediately ran over to the door, slammed it shut and locked it! Bien venue!!!! So it might be good it...More

2  Thank Tim C
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Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

Amazing place with lots to see and do. Great history good for families with fun things to see and play with. Puss in boots was written here and kids of all ages will love it. Staff are friendly good local cafes near by for eating.

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Reviewed October 3, 2017

Arrived here on a not so brilliant day weather wise at midday. Was approaching the main entrance door and whoever was on reception spotted me, immediately ran over to the door, slammed it shut and locked it! Bien venue!!!! So it might be good it...More

2  Thank Tim C
Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

For the second year running we visited the Christmas light show, it's amazing and appeals to all age groups

Thank ambergal
Reviewed September 15, 2016

What a beautiful chateau. Well worth a visit. Probably our favourite in the region. We waited for the tour which was very interesting if you have enough French to be able to understand, otherwise, there are printed guides in English.

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Reviewed June 3, 2016

Petite and to be honest fairly expensive but we spent a nice hour wandering round the grounds and collection of buildings. They’ve spent a lot of attention to providing information throughout, the farm implement building being, oddly, a highlight! It’s by no means vast but...More

1  Thank Woodabell
Reviewed August 24, 2015

Beautiful setting and peaceful well maintained gardens.clean throughout and very much like a fairytale castle. During our tour of the interior, it was very amusing to see the breakfast the guests had left behind still present at 3. 30 in the afternoon.!! As the tour...More

Thank Rachael P
Reviewed June 5, 2015

A delightful guide who tried (and succeeded) to speak good english and make the Chateau come alive for us. Very interesting history, good knowledge of the subject and amusing stories as well as the file in English with more in-depth information to fill in the...More

Thank Philippa-from-Perth
Reviewed October 25, 2014

Did not really care for Crazannes. Exterior is in good condition as is the seperate tower, now a hotel for up to 6. The explanation (in the large English handout) of the entry was confusing at best. The current aspect of the chateau is in...More

2  Thank cordyroy
Reviewed September 2, 2014

Beautiful Chateau and lovely gardens. We went as a couple and thoroughly enjoyed the visit. The guided tour was excellent, in French , but clear and easy to understand. There were leaflets with good descriptions available in English if needed. However the website says that...More

Thank janet M
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