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Nice Chateau with interesting history

Visited here after Chateauneuf. Its still lived in by the same family for the last 600 years. We... read more

Reviewed July 31, 2018
LeicestershireDex
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Leicestershire
A beautiful chateau

We rode our bikes over the most enormous hill in the rain to visit the chateau, it was worth... read more

Reviewed July 14, 2017
Caroline L
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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed August 1, 2018

Unexpectedly beautiful view, amazing visit, beautiful park, very welcoming. Saw the pigs, such a remarkable attraction. Cannot recommend enough. Truly phenomenal!!!

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Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

Stayed here over the winter and had a great time! Lovely area, very welcoming and definitely worth it!

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Reviewed July 31, 2018

Visited here after Chateauneuf. Its still lived in by the same family for the last 600 years. We were given information in English which was really useful when walking around. We couldn't go inside as we had a dog but don't think we missed out...More

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Reviewed August 4, 2017

We were conducted on a fascinating tour of this wonderful property by an English speaking guide , a descendant of the family who have lived here for 600 years!. The tapestries particularly are amazingly fresh in colour and to see these alone is worth the...More

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Reviewed July 14, 2017 via mobile

We rode our bikes over the most enormous hill in the rain to visit the chateau, it was worth it! It's only a small section your can visit but the fact it's still a family home makes it feel a lot more authentic. Also we...More

Thank Caroline L
Reviewed March 15, 2017

While the center and right hand wing of the castle are still occupied by the resident-owners, the rest of the castle can be visited on guided tours. We liked the authentic way the rooms have been preserved. It's not a museum type of venue, it's...More

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Reviewed October 20, 2016

Very pleasant castle still within family since 1200. Well maintained. Count Bertrand still lives there and was very and helped us out with some queries very pleasantly. Part of building in its original state can be visited in guided tour. Original centuries old tapestry (Belgium...More

Thank jan n
Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

We just happened to accident upon the Chateau one Saturday afternoon. You can see a small part of the main building which is really quite unique. The tour was all in French but our guide did some explaining in English as well. The grounds also...More

Thank Jacob H
Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

You can only visit the inside with a guided tour. The guide was very nice. The chateau is still privately owned, so you cannot see everything. What you see definitely needs renovation at some point. There's some pretty rooms and lovely original interior dating back...More

Thank dabse
Reviewed August 10, 2015

Nothing like the nearby Chateauneuf, Commarin is less defensive in its structure, but has benefitted much by never having been allowed to fall into disrepair (and not even having been upset too much by the Revolution). Access to the public parts of the chateau is...More

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Paul C
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Response from ChateaudeCommarin | Property representative |
there is no need to book a tour unless you come with a group (20+ people). There are tours on a regular basis during the day so you're sure to get one in a reasonable time upon your arrival.
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