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Chateau de Monte Cristo - Alexandre Dumas' House

Av. du President-Kennedy, 78560 Le Port-Marly, France
+33 1 39 16 49 49
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Interesting tour understandably in French

This is an interesting building located in pleasant gardens, with much detail of the life and times... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2017
sydneysider48
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Sydney, Australia
Storm of Alexandre dumas

Beautiful muséum about Alexandre Dumas with paintings , his Life ,and after walk in The amazing and... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2017
555xavierd
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Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France
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Av. du President-Kennedy, 78560 Le Port-Marly, France
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Reviewed 13 July 2017

This is an interesting building located in pleasant gardens, with much detail of the life and times of Alexandre Dumas. We were required to join a tour, which understandably was conducted in French by an animated lady who seemed to know her stuff very well,...More

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Reviewed 29 March 2017

Beautiful muséum about Alexandre Dumas with paintings , his Life ,and after walk in The amazing and quiet garden

Thank 555xavierd
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

we very much enjoyed our visit here. The castle and grounds are extremely well maintained. The gardens are lovely. The historical displays of A. Dumas' life and achievements are extremely informative. A great way to spend a few hours away from Paris. Can be combined...More

Thank Ceci T
Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

Dumas is simply my favourite author and I highly recommend visiting his residence to any fan. Unfortunately it was the winter months and the gardens werent in bloom, but to see where some of your favourite books were penned is a once in a lifetime...More

1  Thank Mike R
Reviewed 12 December 2015

This place is located close to my grandparents home, so on a recent visit we went to check it out. I don't think I'd ever have visited if it wasn't so close, but it was really worth it to hear and read about Alexandre Dumas....More

2  Thank Karis B
Reviewed 8 November 2015

We were visiting my son and family who live outside Paris. On a whim, we visited the Chateau de Monte Cristo which was not very far. I am not sure I would have considered making the trek if I was staying in Paris, but I...More

1  Thank Jack800
Reviewed 29 October 2015

It's best to go in good weather as gardens main attraction and mini tower in garden where he wrote. Quite often great sculptures in garden.

1  Thank Amanda K
Reviewed 10 October 2015 via mobile

Would be great on a sunny weather day. The chateau is small but very cozy and lively. Worth a visit. And it's close to Paris city-center

1  Thank Maria G
Reviewed 25 September 2015

Although most (but not all) of the information is in French, I still learned a LOT about Dumas and the times. The chateau is charming because it is not enormous but beautifully proportioned. Outside is his writing studio with names of his books etched into...More

1  Thank JAN222
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Excellent live animated tour with characters running around the tiny house. The house inside is not extraordinary apart from the Arabic room. The grounds are really nice and fun for kids. You do get to learn a lot about Dumas' life history.

1  Thank The_EdVenture
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