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Chateau ducal de Cadillac

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 1:15 PM, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 1:15 PM, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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  • Terrible2%
May 28, 2019
“Interesting history !”
6 days ago
“nice place for a half day”
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The Chateau of Cadillac, built from 1599, illustrates all the Jean-Louis Nogaret of Valette's power, a "cadet de Gascogne" who experienced a dazzling rise to become first Duke of Epernon, and be called "King in all but name". It presents the largest...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 1:15 PM, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Place de la Liberation, 33410 Cadillac, France
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Reviewed 6 days ago

the whole town is nice - chateau is a part of it, worth staying around and visit it, don';t miss the cathedral in front of it

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed May 28, 2019 via mobile

The chateau has a very interesting history as with a number of different uses, including as a women’s prison. Very little furniture or other artifacts, but fascinating to tour through, nevertheless.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Pierre B, Gérant at Chateau ducal de Cadillac, responded to this reviewResponded May 31, 2019
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Merci pour votre notation, et au plaisir de vous revoir !

Reviewed August 23, 2018

Not much inside as with many French chateaux but it was a pleasant visit and not very expensive - i think €6 per adult.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Pierre B, Gérant at Chateau ducal de Cadillac, responded to this reviewResponded April 24, 2019
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Merci pour votre notation, et au plaisir de vous revoir !

Reviewed June 14, 2018

We took the train from the main train station in Bordeaux to Corens taking only 17 minutes and costing 6.8 Euro per person leaving Bordeaux at something like 13.10. Other trains do go to Corens, but can take considerably longer. From Corens, Cadillac is roughly...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed October 17, 2017 via mobile

Unexpectedly nice and historic castle. From 17th C intrigue to the abuses of penal system this was amazing. Fireplaces were incredible. Even the gift shop was special

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 23, 2017 via mobile

Parked the car, walked through the walled gate and up the hill to this Chateau. Free on the Saturday and an Art exhibition in place too. Central staircase with rooms left and right. The fireplaces are just beyond imagination and some unfinished. The size and...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed June 3, 2017 via mobile

The Chateau itself is an imposing building in the lovely town of Cadillac. The displays inside are what makes a visit so worthwhile. Each room has a magnificent fireplace and the walls are the showcase for a remarkable display of tapestries. Try to gain access...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Pierre B, Gérant at Chateau ducal de Cadillac, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2017

Thank you for your comment !

Reviewed April 30, 2017

It started as a chateau, built by a protege of King Henri III. The tapestries and the large fire places are the main attractions in the large rooms which do not contain any furniture. During its long history part of the chateau was used as...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Pierre B, Gérant at Chateau ducal de Cadillac, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2017

Thank you for your comment ! We hope to see you again.

Reviewed December 6, 2016

We did a river cruise that stopped in Cadillac. It is a very grand chateau with - at least in July - a very well done opera costume display in it.

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed October 26, 2016

This Chateau is large and imposing, and doesn't have the restoration which makes these places interesting, in my opinion. The areas which housed the women prisoners were very sobering and even a little spooky. I can read some French but not enough to understand all...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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