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Parking is a bit of an issue close to the Chateau

Parking is a bit of an issue close to the Chateau, however there is parking just down the hill a... read more

Reviewed October 10, 2017
126iana
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Quick visit, will go back

Went here mid afternoon for a few hours, the walk up to top was steep but beautiful. Was quiet and... read more

Reviewed August 9, 2017
marfia
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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| Place du Château, Village, 66300 Castelnou, France
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You walk up the steep cobbled streets of Castelnou and beyond to the chateau were you find a sign - closed. And it has been since October 2017, with no additional information. There should have been notification of its closure further down the hill. My...More

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Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

Came to see the castle, but discovered it is closed permanently. Apparently for sale for 1 Euro, it was closed as the current owner doesn’t/isn’t able to meet the safety standards required. Otherwise the surrounding streets make for a picturesque walk and there is a...More

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Reviewed October 10, 2017

Parking is a bit of an issue close to the Chateau, however there is parking just down the hill a little way, which is cheap. Parking nearby is located at 42.618186, 2.701701. There is tour guide information and clearly sign posted directions around with a...More

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Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

Went here mid afternoon for a few hours, the walk up to top was steep but beautiful. Was quiet and lovely. Went in chateau which cost 11€ for all 4 of us (2 children) and had a information guide in English,walked around and found the...More

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ChateaudeCastelnou, Responsable relations clients at Chateau de Castelnou, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2017

Thank you very much for your opinion. We are happy you've enjoyed the visit. Looking forward to seeing you again on our lands.

Reviewed August 3, 2017

Even in the last week of July parking was easy, just outside the village, and very cheap. This means you get to walk through the small but very pretty cobbled village. There are a few little shops and cafés, but not many. The castle is...More

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ChateaudeCastelnou, Responsable relations clients at Chateau de Castelnou, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2017

Thank a lot for your opinion. We are happy you've enjoyed the visit. Looking forward to seeing you again on our lands.

Reviewed June 6, 2017

Castelnou is a must in the region and its crowning glory is the chateau. It is tastefully restored without being twee. The best way of approaching it is by winding up through the beautiful village streets. Take note of the botanical gardens along the approach...More

Thank Ted H
Reviewed February 15, 2017

One of the most stunning places in France, perched high in the mountains amidst wild, virtually untouched countryside, peppered only with mountain sheep and but a handful of hiking trails. This small village is awash with artists hiding amidst the narrowest of cobblestone alleyways, snaking...More

Thank penny w
Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed walking around the village and in the castle. There are great views from the walk to the castle and beautiful garden inside. Recommended! Unfortunately, very little info in Eglish (quite some in French though). There is a FREE of charge parking in front...More

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Reviewed August 24, 2016

Staying in Canet so it took an hour to get here but it was definetly worth it. The views are stunning and our boys loved being able to go up to the highest points. Weather was perfect and it wasn't busy at all. Overall well...More

Thank frenchoscar
Reviewed June 16, 2016

YOU MUSt take a meandering walk through this amazing village, the drive there alone is worth the time and effort. Parking will cost you 3 Euros for the day, if you are lucky you might find somebody leaving who will pass you their ticket! The...More

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islandteacher87
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Response from kto_kot_ | Reviewed this property |
Hi there. Yes - there is a small town and there are some cafes and restaurants with breathtaking views :) enjoy!
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