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Stunning chateau in lovely grounds

Meillant is a tiny village near St. Amand Montrond, but it hosts a truly splendid castle that is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Guildford, United Kingdom
Very beautiful Renaissence Castle

Chateau de Meillant is one of the castles located in Berry Province, in Loire Region, in the center... read more

Reviewed July 3, 2019
Manresa, Spain
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Meillant is a tiny village near St. Amand Montrond, but it hosts a truly splendid castle that is worth a couple of hours of your time. Entry is reasonable at 9€ as for this you get the guided tour of the delightful chapel and chateau....More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 3, 2019 via mobile

Chateau de Meillant is one of the castles located in Berry Province, in Loire Region, in the center of France. It is a Renaissence Castle built from 13 th to 16th Century, which you can visit. We came here woth all family and we visited...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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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

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank markwood
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

Date of experience: July 2018
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. .

Date of experience: September 2017
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.

Date of experience: July 2016
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

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank JensCl
Reviewed August 17, 2016

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

Date of experience: August 2016
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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

Date of experience: April 2016
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

Date of experience: April 2016
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