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“Lovely place”

Chateau de Villandry
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: A monumental countryside villa surrounded by world-famous gardens, organized in the classic French Renaissance style.
London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Lovely place”
Reviewed August 15, 2013

Just had a lovely couple of hours at this chateau. The inside of the chateau is small, so doesn't take long to go around, but the views of the gardens are fantastic from the windows. On a really hot day, there is plenty of shade to walk under in the garden. For 2 adults and 2 children it cost 30 Euros for the house and garden. Outside the entrance there is a place where you can buy baguettes, crêpes and drinks. For anyone needing to post a card back home, there is a letter box right at the entrance! Parking is all along the roadside. We got there about 11.45am and we found a space, but it was already very busy. All in all, a nice place to visit.

Visited August 2013
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Bradford, United Kingdom
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“Beautiful Gardens”
Reviewed August 13, 2013

What a wonderful day we had at Chateau Villandry. The gardens are truly beautiful and so many different gardens to explore! Even our daughters (aged 8 and 10) appreciated how picturesque it was. My youngest said it was "the best day of my life". Take your camera as there are so many good viewpoints and try to go in good weather. The castle is also very interesting and there are some wonderful views from the turrets. Well worth a visit

Visited September 2012
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Sammamish, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
“Magical garden!”
Reviewed August 13, 2013

We did not visit the interior of the chateau but just the immense and beautiful Renaissance gardens. These are mix a vegetable, herbs and flower gardens. There is also a lot of waterfalls and fountains. Worth your time and vey kids friendly outing.

Visited August 2013
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Grand Cayman
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
“Great gardens and interesting chateau”
Reviewed August 10, 2013

Something for everyone, lovely gardens, maze and play area for children. Also chateau had lots of history and lovely artefacts on show.

Visited July 2013
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Shanghai, China
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“2*perfect!”
Reviewed August 7, 2013 via mobile

I visited the gardens in 2005 and August 2013. It was my favorite both times. The gardens are interesting and exquisite. I think it was mostly flowers in 2005. There were so many vegetables when we visited today. Loved both experiences. I'll be back! Didn't go indoors.

Visited August 2013
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