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Chateau de Chenonceau

37150 Chenonceaux, France
+33 2 47 23 90 07
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Beautiful country villa surrounded by a moat and inspired by the Italian Renaissance.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“loire valley” (391 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
37150 Chenonceaux, France
+33 2 47 23 90 07
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Pictures don't lie, picture worth a thousand words all apply the Chateau as the grounds, garden, location are all lovely and the inside is interesting. The on site resturant is average but convenient with in and outdoor seating. There is also a fast food stand...More

Thank riceland
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This chateau is beautiful. It's location, spanning the river is quite stunning. My lasting memory of this wonderful chateau are the breathtaking floral arrangements in every room. The chateau employs three full time florists and the arrangements are changed twice a week - they are...More

Thank Karen O
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Chenonceau is one of my favourite buildings in the world. We have visited many times over the years and it never fails to impress in any season and in any weather. We were lucky this visit because the weather was beautiful and there weren’t too...More

Thank talkingpics
Reviewed 6 days ago

This chateau which is built over the River Cher is absolutely spectacular, both the grounds and chateau itself. After leaving the bus, we walked down a road with lovely trees lining it on either side. There are two distinct gardens located on either side of...More

Thank showmemo61
Reviewed 1 week ago

This chateau has a lovely setting on a small island in the river. You approach it on a long walk through mature arched trees. It has an interesting history of rivalry between two very influential women. I was designed and modified by women as well...More

Thank ColoradoLongJ
Reviewed 1 week ago

A stunningly beautiful Chateau in the middle of the country side. Well worth the time to visit and enjoy.

Thank djs8491
Reviewed 1 week ago

Chenonceau is spectacular, beautiful inside and out. Very good audio tour and guide booklet provide for a good self-guided tour with good description of the rooms and the history. Most travel guides say it tends to be very crowded, however, we walked from our hotel...More

Thank WFRoamer
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Chateau de Chenonceau while on our Trafalgar Bus Tour. What a beautiful site! It really takes you back in time while you walk inside the castle. The grounds are lovely with flowers and shrubs everywhere. I'm so glad we went there!

Thank Fourby4
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well worth a visit. Stunning garden and chateau! We are so glad we decided to make a trip to this chateau.

Thank foodie8200
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is such a beautiful place. Do visit & take the audio tour. Grounds are lovely too and well worth a visit. There are also some activities / attractions we didn't visit in the grounds, so prepare to spend a fair bit of time here....More

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5 October 2017|
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Response from joepaulsenngoro2 | Reviewed this property |
The train station is about 500 meters from the Chateau of Chenonceau. The main parking for the chateau is only about 50 meters closer.
14 May 2017|
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Response from TravelBuff97 | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately, the Chateau is deep within the park, so getting any sort of decent pictures is impossible. I would estimate the distance between the ticket booth and the Chateau to be at least 1/4 mile, if not 1/2 mile. I... More
Catherine D
17 March 2017|
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Response from Nathaly C | Reviewed this property |
it's just a headphone guided kind of your which you can purchase seperatly.