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Chateau de Dampierre-sur-Boutonne

Place du Chateau, 17470 Dampierre-sur-Boutonne, France
+33 5 46 24 02 24
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chateau Renasance, une petite merveille

Being born in Dampierre, I have many time plaid in this castle, as a little girl. R=The... read more

Reviewed 24 January 2018
marieclaire17470
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dampierre sur boutonne
A tribute to the restorers' skill

The Château is absolutely charming and the DVD describing the restoration is fascinating. The skill... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2017
Gervase A
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Guernsey, United Kingdom
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“maze” (6 reviews)
“gallery” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Place du Chateau, 17470 Dampierre-sur-Boutonne, France
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"lovely chateau"
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"maze"
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"gallery"
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"statues"
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"restoration"
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Reviewed 24 January 2018

Being born in Dampierre, I have many time plaid in this castle, as a little girl. R=The retauration after tthe huge fire? I have to go to visit it again to see the improves<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<;

Thank marieclaire17470
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Reviewed 1 September 2017

The Château is absolutely charming and the DVD describing the restoration is fascinating. The skill and precision of the builders/restorers has been remarkable. The Dali exhibition in the gallery is really interesting and the gardens, the maze and the sculpture park are a delight to...More

Thank Gervase A
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Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Typical formal French garden with lots of statues and topiary. The Chateau had suffered a bad fire in 2004 and the roof and interior destroyed. The exterior has been restored. It looks lovely on the outside but there is nothing to see inside other than...More

Thank Julia H
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Reviewed 17 June 2017

Stunning chateau, a hidden gem. Excellent museums one devoted to Dali. Very welcoming staff and helpfull too. Lovely garden with lots of statues and other interesting things. There is a lovely walk through the wood too. AND last but not least a maze!

Thank squirescroft1
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Reviewed 4 May 2017

Hugely historic and very pretty, sadly was very badly damaged by fire in 2002 and probably a good deal more interesting prior to that although they saved most of the contents

Thank R0bertLindsay
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Reviewed 31 August 2016

This is a really lovely Chateau, full of lots of original furniture, paintings and tapestries. Our 'Tour Guide' turned out to be the owner and it was a really interesting visit - much better that the 'learnt off' - blah balh that you get at...More

Thank martin w
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Reviewed 21 August 2016

Small, quaint castle venue, better for adults than kids (although there is a maze and a giant chess set)

Thank Lucy17771
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Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

This is a definite visit if you are are nearby. We bought a ticket for the gardens and the house - this included a tour of the private areas of the house that you can't see on your own. The guide spoke little English but...More

Thank Gazmos
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Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Beautiful castle with nice touches for the kids. Something for everyone. Definitely recommended! Watch for Musquetoes however.

Thank Laure R
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Reviewed 24 March 2016

This beautiful renaissance caste has been elegantly restored after the fire of some years ago. Especially the gallery and its sculptured ceiling are worth visiting Don't forget to visit the gardens

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