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Chateau Gaillard

Chemin du Chateau de la Gaillard | Les Andelys, Eure, Haute Normandie. Petit Andely, 27700, France
+33 2 32 54 41 93
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Charming ruins with a view

Great views over the river, the chalk cliffs and the town of Andelys. The ruins themselves are... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
Anastasia S
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Germany
Ruins with a view

Imposing ruins of the 12th century castle are well worth the detour from the highway from Paris to... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2017
joann k
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San Diego, California
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Chemin du Chateau de la Gaillard | Les Andelys, Eure, Haute Normandie. Petit Andely, 27700, France
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

Great views over the river, the chalk cliffs and the town of Andelys. The ruins themselves are quite charming as well. Too bad the castle was closed for individual visitors when we arrived.

Thank Anastasia S
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

Imposing ruins of the 12th century castle are well worth the detour from the highway from Paris to Normandy. The views from the top of the limestone cliffs are impressive. While there is not much to see in the ruins, it is still worth the...More

Thank joann k
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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Nice setting and impressive but After traveling from the UK to see Richard the Lion Harts fortress were extremely disappointed when we were rudely told that we could not gain entrance to the castle - 20 min before closing - by an aggressive female attendant....More

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Reviewed 16 October 2017

The chateau is high above the Seine River and the town of Andelys. We walked from our river boat all the way up to the chateau. At the top there is a parking lot, but it is still a trek from there to the chateau....More

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Reviewed 12 October 2017

We visited here while cruising on the Seine River. What an extremely large and grand castle with so must history.

Thank dlmoore305
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Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

The castle is restored perfectly by its new owners. The tour guide explained the history of the castle and the city since 14th century in an interesting way. We had a great time visiting the castle and the garden.

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Reviewed 17 September 2017

We were tired of going to "tourist" attractions and were looking for something a bit off the beaten path. Chateau Gaillard fit the bill perfectly. The small town of Les Andelys has a few really nice restaurants, lots of ancient buildings to gawk at, and...More

1  Thank Ginny Z
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

This castle is built on a hill top ,and the car park is on the opposite hill. The steep narrow road down to the castle only goes past the uphill pathway that you take to reach the entrance. you cannot park there. we parked in...More

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Reviewed 10 August 2017

Visited here with my family as part of a riverboat cruise excursion. From the river it is impressive, but even more so as you get closer and finally arrive at the castle itself. Note: It definitely is a climb, so wear good walking shoes and...More

1  Thank gatorboyOrlando_FL
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Stunning views of the Seine from this old castle. Bits of it have been rebuilt and there are interesting information boards. The views are the best bit though.

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