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Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Chateau de Montreuil Bellay, 49260 Montreuil-Bellay, France
+33 2 41 52 33 06
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Looked stunning from the outside

Sadly we had to leave before the guided tour was due to start (it's the only way you are allowed to... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
Epsom, United Kingdom
via mobile
Guided tour compulsory

In the eleventh century Fulco Nerra constructed a keep at Montreuil Bellay and confided it to his... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Herentals, Antwerpen, Belgium
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“guided tour” (14 reviews)
“wine tasting” (7 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Chateau de Montreuil Bellay, 49260 Montreuil-Bellay, France
+33 2 41 52 33 06

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Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Sadly we had to leave before the guided tour was due to start (it's the only way you are allowed to visit I gather). But from the outside it is magnificent. The owner of the hotel we were staying in said it was absolutely beautiful...More

Thank Kingfisher1807
Reviewed 7 September 2017

In the eleventh century Fulco Nerra constructed a keep at Montreuil Bellay and confided it to his vassal Giraud Berlay. Reduced in height by the Plantagenets the edifice was only slighted in the nineteenth century. The present citadel with its 650 meters of ramparts and...More

Thank Iweinvanaalst
Reviewed 21 August 2017

The church/ chapel just outside of the Chateau is free entry and well worth a visit. The chateau has tours in English on most days at 14.30. Our young tour guide was both very knowledgeable and enthusiastic. We thoroughly enjoyed her detailed description of the...More

Thank Brian T
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed my visit to the Chateau this morning. The tours are usually in French though there is an English tour at 2.30. My tour was in French which I speak reasonably fluently. Our guide really knew her brief and was keen to share...More

Thank Susan T
Reviewed 15 June 2017

We had a leaflet about this place in French and English and it looked to be an interesting one so drove to see it. Quelle disappointment! The visits are guided only and then only in French, neither of these nuggets of gold are in the...More

Thank FoodieOswestry
Reviewed 5 May 2017

We took the guided tour in group of ten visitors and the tour was conducted in French, which we did not speak. However, the pleasant guide was well-conversant in English and readily answered the questions we put to her. The tour itself was well worth...More

Thank Feroz T
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Very interesting place. Took a French language tour as English ones don't start until May. However, English language notes are provided, so they provided (for me)the missing 50%. Guide had English parents, was very good and provided details in English. Wine tasting afterwards and couldn't...More

Thank Big_Marcus
Reviewed 21 April 2017

We did the last tour of the day with an English guide and loved the experience. The chateau itself and the surrounding grounds are beautiful. We also did a wine tasting post tour.

2  Thank lindadownunder
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Tour of chateau with guide (who spoke good English ) small groups weekdays for 10 euros very good value lovely site

Thank yvonne819
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

A beautiful chateau with wonderful gardens and views. Admission included a guided tour which we were given in English with another English couple. Superb!

Thank wyeshar
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