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Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

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Address: 16110 La Rochefoucauld, France
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Amazing views, lots to explore and even something for the kids

This would be a great outing for a rainy day or something similar to the hot and humid day we visited the Chateau. Parking is easy to find in the large carpark at the bottom of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 September 2016
Nick B
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Coventry, England, United Kingdom
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

This is such a great chateau to visit with interesting areas to wander through from top to bottom. It is excellent condition and the children were impressed with the history and the caves beneath the castle.

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Farnham, United Kingdom
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254 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

This chateau may have seen better days but it is, nevertheless, fascinating inside. The family trace their ancestry back into the Scottish Royal family and have been prominent in all stages of French history since the 16th century. My friends and I found the whole viewing extremely interesting. It is an absolutely must if your interests lie in European history.... More 

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Limoges, France
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202 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

A wonderful chateau with a fascinating history. We arrived just in time for the guided tour which gives you access to the fascinating library room which are otherwise locked. The tour was in french but I suspect our charming guide spoke perfect english! It was lovely to wander through the rooms and then down the fabulous staircase (based on the... More 

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Chasseneuil-sur-Bonnieure, France
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

We live quite near to this beautiful chateau and we visit every time we have guests staying with us. We never tire of going there as we see something new each time. Most of the chateau is visited unguided but a written explanation is available in several languages. The two magnificent libraries are visited by guided tour only but the... More 

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Coventry, England, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

This would be a great outing for a rainy day or something similar to the hot and humid day we visited the Chateau. Parking is easy to find in the large carpark at the bottom of the castle and the 200 yards or so walk up to the top isn't too strenuous, although if walking IS a problem, I think... More 

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Thank Nick B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We visited the Chateau today, we were greeted by lovely staff who spoke good English. The walk around the Chateau was very good, with plenty of ancient art and furniture to see in very interesting rooms.

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Thank Simon O
Civray, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

We were delighted to have our daughter's wedding here recently. There is a chapel and a terrace for the cocktails. Downstairs there is a choice of several atmospheric baronial rooms for the wedding breakfast, although it has to be said, for the caterers the non modern kitchen facilities leave a lot to be desired! Still we chose a company who... More 

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Thank Wiggins1953
France
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161 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Wonderful tour around the Chateau. Fantastic views, stunning rooms and lots to see. Very good for children who are well catered for.

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

I loved this Chateau. Its in a wondefully French village just 10 mins outside Angouleme. A little expensive at 10 Euros for adults but once inside there are is lots to see. Kida and adulkts can dress up in period costumes to wander round in if you choose. The family still occupy some of the Chateau and the Chocolaterie d'Antan... More 

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Hadleigh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Lovely interesting building and contents. You can chose to dress up to wander round which some adults and most children did. No pressure from guides watching you, you just wander round as you wish. Didn't think it was too expensive.

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