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Beautiful Castle in a spacious park

This Castle was started in the XIth century and remained in the same family until today. The XIXth... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2018
New York City, New York
Something for everyone

A must visit if you are in the area. Beautifully situated and amazingly sculptured and decorated... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2017
Pat A
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
18200 Meillant, France
+33 2 48 63 32 05
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Reviewed October 26, 2013

A gem which has been in the same family since the 15th century. Part of the the chateau is still lived in, but closed to visits. The rest is fully furnished, with a very "lived in" feeling, & the guide is very knowledgeable on the...More

2  Thank LarieM
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Reviewed July 17, 2018

When we got there we were not told it was a guided tour so spent a while wondering how you got in! Tour is in french but they give you a leaflet in english with the key points. Very impressive from the outside but the...More

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Reviewed July 10, 2018

This Castle was started in the XIth century and remained in the same family until today. The XIXth century renovation was in the taste of the time. There is a Renaissance outside staircase with intricate decorations. The detached Chapel includes stain glass windows of the...More

Reviewed October 3, 2017

A must visit if you are in the area. Beautifully situated and amazingly sculptured and decorated chateau. Excellent and very amusing guided tour. Afterwards a nice stroll in the lovely park, vintage vehicles and carriages and super model buildings in outbuildings. .

1  Thank Pat A
Reviewed November 13, 2016

The Château de Meillant is a historic manor in Meillant, Cher, Centre-Val de Loire, France. Built in the 15th century. Lovely castle and gardens.

1  Thank Trevor C
Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

If you visit this Chateau, make sure to include the guided tour in the castle which is a really interesting on the inside, more so than the outside (which of course is also very impressive)! We have paid 2 EUR more to visit the castle...More

Thank Jens C
Reviewed August 17, 2016

Thoroughly enjoyable. a must to visit. Same family has owned it for generations. Fascinating stories told during tour.

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Reviewed April 8, 2016 via mobile

We are two Australian couples who had a lovely afternoon at the chateau. The guide was very helpful answering our questions in English. We should have phoned ahead and organised an English tour. This actually didn't matter as we were given written information to help...More

Thank aussiedee
Reviewed April 5, 2016

Amazing architecture. You can walk around the spacious grounds and take n the beauty. To see inside the actual chateau you will need to take a guided tour (in French) although you can get an English written translation. Inside you can see all kinds of...More

1  Thank Abigail T
Reviewed January 9, 2016

This flamboyant Gothic castle (and its chapel) is very beautiful outside and well furnished inside. Certainly worthwhile to visit, although I was a little bit disappointed of the quality of the explanation inside.

1  Thank Hubert645
Reviewed June 30, 2015

Most French chateaux apart from the very well known ones are singularly devoid of furniture and furnishings but this chateau which is privately owned (the owner still uses one wing ) has plenty of furniture , furnishings , pictures etc. Pleasant grounds .Pretty chapel ....More

Thank JANDDBritinParis
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