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Gourdon Castle

Gourdon Castle, Gourdon, France
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Excellent find by chance

The area of Gourdon Castle is excellent for many reasons. It is high on mountains with excellent... read more

Reviewed May 14, 2017
Ari K
Fantastic views

Visited in the late morning and were disappointed with the village, given it is so very small that... read more

Reviewed September 15, 2016
familytravel4x4
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good43%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
May 14, 2017
“Excellent find by chance”
Sep 15, 2016
“Fantastic views”
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Gourdon Castle, Gourdon, France
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Reviewed May 14, 2017

The area of Gourdon Castle is excellent for many reasons. It is high on mountains with excellent and even scary views and roadside views. Amount of people with bicycles it hillarious, so pay attention. We found the place by visiting Grasse perfumery that showed a...More

Thank Ari K
Reviewed September 15, 2016

Visited in the late morning and were disappointed with the village, given it is so very small that it offers little apart from the wonderful views - hence the rating - a high wow factor, but a short lived experience. We actually planned on having...More

1  Thank familytravel4x4
Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

This lovely village in tbe hautes alps offers a wonderful panoramic view, and wandering in the tiny streets is a peaceful relaxing moment away from the crowd on the beach. It can be very windy too which is great in summertime. Loved this spot off...More

Thank nathgo
Reviewed August 8, 2016

My feelings are split between 3 and 4 scores for this destination but I put 4 just for breathtaking view over Provence. So the village by itself is not impressed me too much, we walked around whole village for about 40 minutes included stopped at...More

2  Thank tk3232
Reviewed August 5, 2016

The village and castle seem to rise up from the rocky canyon to balance on the edge of the ravine. A narrow rocky path is very tricky but if you're sure footed it'll take you about 60 mins to reach the village below. Gourdon has...More

Thank Djangoesque
Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

This is a small mountain village not far from Grasse/Cannes and is at altitude right in the mountains. You will need a car to get here and I would strongly advise a sat nav as well. Just put in the town as a destination and...More

Thank rayrest
Reviewed March 24, 2016

Gourdon is a small village not far from Cannes. It's just one street with a stunning view on the valley. You can visit also the Castle. The trip should be part of visiting some villages at this area.

1  Thank MZ123461
Reviewed August 2, 2012

The castle with its museum and antiques is closed for all practical purposes. You can make an appointement if you are are a group of 10 or more to see the gardens. What happened? This is a privately owned castle. The owner - a very...More

2  Thank oystein s
Reviewed March 8, 2012

Gourdon Castle is about 30 km from Cannes. It was built in the 12th century and renovated in the 17th. It is a massive construction mixing styles from different centuries with defence towers on the corners. We visited the Castle museum, it is very small...More

Thank RALF013
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