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Les Chateaux de Bruniquel

Route des Chateaux, Bruniquel, France
+33 5 63 67 24 91
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Well worth a visit

The whole of Bruniquel is extremely wheelchair unfriendly, you wouldn't be able to get close to the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Mymsman
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Hampshire, United Kingdom
Great place to visit if you are passing by the region

This castle offers a very interesting visit, as it is not a very luxury place, but there you can... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2018
Claudio-1967
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Porto Alegre, RS
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Route des Chateaux, Bruniquel, France
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Reviewed yesterday

The whole of Bruniquel is extremely wheelchair unfriendly, you wouldn't be able to get close to the châteaux let alone in with a chair so I left the wife reading while I explored. I found the story of the two châteaux very interesting and in...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2018

This castle offers a very interesting visit, as it is not a very luxury place, but there you can realize how it was the real life in a middle age castle. Also as they serve as a location from a movie from 70` "Le vieux...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Great spot to visit when your are in the lovely city of Bruniquel. And yes, there are really two castle on such a small place, it goes back after a family dispute, and that lasted for more than 3 centuries ! That must have been...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Bruniquel is one of our favourite villages in the Tarn-et-Garonne area which has a feudal medieval Chateau, medieval gateways and fortress walls. The new section of the Chateau was built in the 15thC and currently has a display of prehistoric artefacts found in the caves...More

1  Thank Ann G
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Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Went there with family / quite impressive visit knowing that it had habitants less than 50 years ago. Lovely promenade.

1  Thank hamelinp1972
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Reviewed 13 July 2017

Upon approaching Bruniquel, resist the desire to park near the main road, and instead drive up towards the old town where you will find a free car park just below the cemetery. Near here you will also find the tourist office, but beware that it...More

2  Thank NickBrum
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Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

We saw the sign for the medieval village by accident and went to investigate. You can park quite close to the village entrance, but after that it is a steep climb on a hot day! The buildings in the town are charming and the village...More

2  Thank Paul A
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Reviewed 30 April 2017

Stunning views of the river valley. History and structures going back to the early Middle Ages. Prehistoric occupation of caves on the site. Inhabited until the 1980s (how did they -- the place is a mess?) Warring family built two competing castles on the same...More

2  Thank cgny1fwd
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Reviewed 3 January 2017

We were able to go through this whole building because it was housing a craft fair. The location is stunning--on a vertical cliff--and the structure is very interesting, especially the kitchen in the basement!

1  Thank VermontTeacher44
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Reviewed 1 November 2016

Situated on the top of a hill in Bruniquel this lovely chateau is worth a visit and makes you think how they lived hundreds of years ago. Plenty to explore and learn about and great value

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