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Chateau de Saumur

49400, Saumur, France
+33 2 41 40 24 40
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Under Renovation

Right now is perhaps not the best time to visit as the Chateau is under renovation, but I think it... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Savannah, GA
One of the fairytale castles

This is one of the great fairytale castles of the Loire Valley and you cannot fail to be enchanted... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
London, United Kingdom
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49400, Saumur, France
+33 2 41 40 24 40
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Right now is perhaps not the best time to visit as the Chateau is under renovation, but I think it is going to truly be fabulous when this completes - hopefully this summer.

Thank SavannahLady2010
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the great fairytale castles of the Loire Valley and you cannot fail to be enchanted by your first view of it. When you get up close and inside, it is fairly heavily restored, though not completely. One whole side of it...More

Thank YoungMrsH
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't expect to see any fancy rooms full of art, there ain't! BUT it is one of the only ancient castles still standing and the construction is worth a view.

Thank robertsphilippe
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great castle in the Loire River Do not miss visiting the museum of military figurines in the basement

Thank Marcelo P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Chateau is undergoing restoration but it is so accessible that you don't want to miss it. Especially if you are staying in Saumur.

Thank Patrick S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While this chateau is beautiful from a distance, its outdated hours make it extremely difficult to see, We arrived around 5:00 pm and were told with a straight face that we would have to pay the full amount for a 10 minute visit since they...More

1  Thank Estero_Bay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This castle is beautiful to look at and the history of its ownership is fascinating - you need the free tour for that. As a castle the views are great and its quite cheap to get a ticket. We were lucky and made it in...More

Thank Annalisa H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We walked up to the castle from town. The wisteria and other trees and shrubs were blooming. Views of the town and the Loire appeared at every turn. It was a beautiful walk. We joined a tour led by a charming, knowledgeable English speaking guide....More

1  Thank diddys-mom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

getting some work done at present, lovely views from the castle , but a little dull not very big so not much to see really

Thank tm40
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We went to the chateau for the blessing of the grape and enjoyed the whole experience. We joined in the many events from the brass band, marching speeches and the pressing of the grapes where we sampled the grape juice. Entry on this day was...More

3  Thank lindakthomas
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How close is car parking?
17 May 2015|
Response from jburrow |
200metres from entrance, on top of hill
Johan G
Si ma mémoire est bonne lors d'une visite du chateau j'ai vu une salle avec le nom d'Ypres. Je pense que c'était parceque pendant la 1) geurre mondiale il y avait des réfugées d' Ypres. Est ce que ma mé moire est bonne ou ??? Je voudrait savoir ou on trouve des renseignements . Johan Goemaere - Ieper (België)
8 January 2017|
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