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Chateau de Chenonceau

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Address: 37150 Chenonceaux, France
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Beautiful country villa surrounded by a moat and inspired by the Italian...

Beautiful country villa surrounded by a moat and inspired by the Italian Renaissance.

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Really nice visit

Really nice place to see. The castle is well preserved, there's nice surroundings, a lot of beautiful natural flowers and furniture. The view over the water is kind of unique... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Really nice place to see. The castle is well preserved, there's nice surroundings, a lot of beautiful natural flowers and furniture. The view over the water is kind of unique. The visit is interesting with audio guides. A must see in the area.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

OK - this is it. THE BEST Chateau. I can't imagine how it could be topped. It is utter perfection - like out of a fairy tale. If you can only visit one chateau, this should be it. It has an idyllic position, the building is beautiful, the river is beautiful, the interior is beautiful, the gardens are beautiful, and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the must-see castles, this one is unusually beautiful as it spans the Cher river. If your schedule only permits visiting a couple of castles, choose this one and Chambord.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have to make a choice which Chateau to visit, this should be on top of the list, even before Chambord.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Both the Castle and the grounds are worth the visit. It is unbelievable the role this castle played in World War II.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful surroundings : the castle was built over a river, very original ! The inside is rather empty, but walking through the dining room feels like being on a boat. Interesting kitchens.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I loved the Chateau de Chenonceau. We didn't have the audio guide but followed the book we were given when we bought our tickets. Very easy to follow and informative. This great historic monument is easy to navigate and full of incredibly interesting stories. Well preserved and overall a great experience.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Wow, every angle of this chateau is incredible! Absolutely amazing architecture. The main hall was astounding, especially at Christmas time! I knew a little of Diane and Catherine but to see and read about their lives and work here was so interesting. Make sure to walk around the grounds -- gorgeous old farm, the tree-lined waterways, gardens, stables, etc. are... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

incredibly beautiful edifice, this is a must see for anyone visiting castles in France along the Loire river valley. Built in several stages and over centuries, it has 2 well planned lovely gardens. Take sufficient time to visit all the rooms, halls and the kitchen.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

I cannot express the magic of this palace enough. It is the landmark for French history. The main hall is beautiful as are the small rooms that hang over the water making you feel like you're floating in air. The gardens are also beautiful. I strongly recommend getting a tour guide to explain the rich history and share exciting historic... More 

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