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“Just perfect!”

Chateau de Brancion
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$486.53*
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Private panoramic helicopter tour of the Southern Burgundy Castles
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Vancouver, Canada
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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Just perfect!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2012

We stumbled across this ruined castle and its surrounding village quite by accident........ we spotted it while driving through the area and just had to explore.
It was delightful....... in the entrance area they had a number of "medieval" costumes available fro visitors to use. What a great opportunity to dress up as a lady of the court a jester or a noble and relive history for a few hours.
Well worth the entry fee....

Visited August 2012
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Cluny, France
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“Medieval splendor”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2012

Standing among the ruins of this medieval castle, you really feel what life might have been like in the XI century. Don't be put off by what is described as ruins, there are entire walls and rooms left in the castle. The village that surrounds the castle is quaint and a nice stroll through the streets allows one to glance into the beautifully kept gardens of each house. An important part of history that is worth visiting.

Visited June 2012
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“Wonderfully, quaint medieval village & chateau”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2012

We made a spontaneous side-stop in Brancion enroute to Beaune and it was the cutest little medieval village....hidden amongst the never-ending vineyards of Burgundy.
The Brancion castle is mostly ruins but from the top of its tower, offers spectacular views of the surrounding countryside. We thoroughly enjoyed wandering through this small, but well maintained castle ruins. Included in the meager admission fee to this chateau, is a leaflet explaining its history and ongoing restoration efforts. Overall, this chateau and the entire village of Brancion, was such a lovely and worthwhile stop to explore during our adventures through France.

Visited June 2012
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