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Chateau of Assier

Place d'Assier, 46320 Assier, France
+33 5 65 40 40 99
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Hidden gem!

Beautiful historic place in a picturesque village in the Lot region. Market on alternate Mondays... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2017
Jasart_11
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Not much to see

Lovely town, Chateau of Assier is not expensive, the door is amazing, but it only has one side left... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2015
English_gardener123
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Devon, United Kingdom
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Galiot de Genouillac, the hero of Marignan, built the Château d’Assier in the 16th century. It is a significant example of Renaissance architecture in Quercy. Of the four wings there now only remains the main body of the western dwelling which is richly decorated with sculpted friezes and emblems. Open: > 2nd May to 4th September: from 10 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 6.45 p.m. > 5th September to 30th April: from 10 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. Last admission 45 minutes before closing time. Closed: > Tuesdays except in July and August. > 1st January, 1st May, 1st November, 11th November and 25th December. Admission fees: Adults : 3 €; Concessions (18 to 25) = 2,50 €; Free admission: minors under 18*; Free admission: 18-25 years old* (citizens of one of the 27 countries of the EU or are non-European permanent residents of France) * excluding school groups
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  • Average45%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
15 May 2017
“Hidden gem!”
9 Aug 2015
“Not much to see”
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Place d'Assier, 46320 Assier, France
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+33 5 65 40 40 99
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Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Beautiful historic place in a picturesque village in the Lot region. Market on alternate Mondays, good time to wander round to the Château.

Thank Jasart_11
Reviewed 9 August 2015

Lovely town, Chateau of Assier is not expensive, the door is amazing, but it only has one side left of the four, the rooms are empty other than the fireplace. The garden has nothing, if you are outside it is hardly worth paying to go...More

Thank English_gardener123
Reviewed 30 May 2013

If you are in the area this castle is worth visiting. It was built by Jacques Richard Gourdon de Genouillac at the start of the 16th Century when he was the head of Louis XII's Artillary. Hence many sculptured plaques and freizes containing cannons firing...More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 21 July 2012

The sad part about this castle is that the best parts arent revealed. But the front door is magnificent. Shame to miss it if you are passing through the village.

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