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Stunning

I have visited the house twice a few years ago , and it was just amazing , every room is decorated... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2013
Maureen J
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Echillais, France
worth a visit - have visited many times...

Soon to be closed for renovations...amazing old house of famous French writer, who combined career... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2012
wishyouwerehere17
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France
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26 Aug 2013
“Stunning”
27 Aug 2012
“worth a visit - have visited many times...”
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141 rue Pierre Loti, 17300 Rochefort, France
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Reviewed 26 August 2013

I have visited the house twice a few years ago , and it was just amazing , every room is decorated in a different style , and it is really worth a visit .

Thank Maureen J
Reviewed 27 August 2012

Soon to be closed for renovations...amazing old house of famous French writer, who combined career of academician, naval officer, novelist etc., and changed inside of family house into a fairytale place, reminiscent of Robin Hood and Arabian Nights...

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Reviewed 13 August 2012

I did the tour which lasts an hour only after booking space. They only take 10 people per tour. It was in French, but I was given a handout in English which gave the history and had explanations for the different rooms on the tour....More

1  Thank Ken L
Reviewed 13 July 2012

We decided to visit this during the annual Open Gardens Festival in the Charente Maritime. The guide spent all her time talking about Pierre Loti nothing about the gardens, which was just a court yard and because it was not one of their normal opening...More

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Reviewed 17 June 2012

What an amazing place, I can't tell you how interesting this is. It looks like nothing from outside but once in it's like an aladdin's cave. Absolutely fascinating Don't miss it, but try to book a guide in your spoken language.

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Reviewed 26 February 2012

A very famous writer in the XIXth century who travelled all over the world as a naval officer. He was nick-named Loti by Tahitian people. He lived in Istambul, etc. and dressed like the country folks.He bought a normal bourgeois house in Rochefort and turned...More

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Pamela D
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Response from Julia L | Reviewed this property |
Welcome! Unfortunaly, Loti's house won't open it doors for à long time, but you should watch 3D realistic visit.
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