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Amazing buildings, amazing tour and free*

We visited on the first Sunday of December and for some reason this National Monument had free... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2018
London, United Kingdom
Afternoon visit. A delight

So we had a perfect day. The chateau is beautiful. We arrived at 2:30 just in time for the tour... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2018
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The Château de Carrouges remained in the ownership of a single family from its construction until 1936. Steeped in history, it features a superb collection of furniture from the Renaissance to the early 19th century and has retained all the charms...more
Nr. D909, 61320 Carrouges, France
+33 2 33 27 20 32
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Reviewed 5 November 2018

We visited on the first Sunday of December and for some reason this National Monument had free entry. The most spectacular photos are of the gatehouse which you can walk through on the way in. The tour is actually within a fraction of the main...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Noobab
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

So we had a perfect day. The chateau is beautiful. We arrived at 2:30 just in time for the tour. You have to go on the tour to see inside. It is in French but they give you a book with English deceptions off each...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Claireheitz
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Useful leaflet in English and fantastic guided tour. The gardens could do with some more loving care and we really needed a drink and snack but none to be had here.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sian A
Reviewed 13 August 2018

This is an impressive place which is entered through a lovely gate house. You can walk all the way around it, the Chateau, which is surrounded by a molt. It is only open in the afternoon from 14.00, and you can only look around if...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Paul A
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Well we had great intentions to have a pause and see the Chateau. However with a traffic delay we arrived at 11:46! Goodness, never been met by this level of complete unhelpfulness. We were told that although there was nearly an hour before lunch we...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank rfbro26
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

It is amazing that this well preserved chateau, built in the 15th century during the Hundred Years War), was owned by the various generations of the same extended family until 1936, when it was purchased by the French government. That fact helps to explain the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank TravelerMike9999
Reviewed 3 April 2018

We visited last August 17. The first thing you see is the beautiful gatehouse, once through you are then presented with the château and its moat. There is a guided tour but this is in French, however an English leaflet was available. The château is...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Julie W
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Just had a fleeting stop here en route from Sees to Ecouche. It was very late in the day on a dull November afternoon, and we were too late to make the best of a tour. We had a look through the beautiful gatehouse and...More

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank Jeff W
Reviewed 1 December 2017

a lovely Chateau with great park land for a walk there is also a visitor center with display of local area and products

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank car0lann13
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Visited with my wife during a short trip to Normandy with my car using the Portsmouth - Cherbourg ferry. We stayed with English friends who have a lovely house in Port en Bassin near to the Omaha Beach landing area used by American forces during...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Geoffers1817
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