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Villandraut Castle

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4 Jun 2018
“Closed weekdays April may june ”
9 Jul 2017
“Castle tour”
Native from Villandraut, Pope Clement V decided to build there a castle, which is a real palace fortress. All over the 700 years, the castle of Villandraut is rich of its history. It opens you the doors of the past to welcome you in the Middle Ages...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Rue Lafon Isore, 33730 Villandraut, France
+33 5 56 25 87 57
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Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Very large mostly intact exterior walls and towers, large empty moat currently being renovated. Unable to comment on interior as visited during week in may when there is no access, only open at weekends and festival days during April may June, walk around exterior still...More

Thank TonyDodgson
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Its a shell but its worth a visit. Pay for the tour in French even though you may not understand it you go up the towers for a great view of the place. The tour guide a very nice young lady speaks English and could...More

Thank Matthew P
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Imposing and grim, the castle stands next to the road; park for free and visit! This castle is a ruin but a substantial one. The entrance fee is only one euro and for that you can wander around within the walls, visit the ground floor...More

Thank Michelin M
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Oh what a beautiful place! Make sure your imagination mode is on because it is a ruin but the guide and the restorations make the visit worth your while. Make sure to take the guided tour! It allows you to go up on the towers,...More

Thank Pieter M
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

The castle is nice, as the town, but the conditions are not perfect, not a lot to see or experience.

Thank skiele
Reviewed 17 May 2015

It stands impressively next to the road. Stop, park your car and have a look. Even if the place is closed you can still enjoy the romantic ruins from the outside.

Thank auntieshaz21
Reviewed 7 January 2015

The castle is simply a ruined place where only most defense walls are still in place. We had the opportunity to be there during some local medieval festivities which gave life to the place. Not sure that you would make a long visit of it,...More

Thank Eric_PAQUAY
assoadichats, Gérant at Villandraut Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2015

Hello, Thank you for your visit in Villandraut Castle during our medieval fest, "la Fête des Fous". The guided tour offers to go upstairs and to visit rooms which are completely undamaged, and to enjoy the view from the top of the tower. So if...More

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