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Chateau de Culan

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Lovely castle with very interesting guided tour

Ie chateau Culan is a charming castlen And the stories of the guide brings the castle and the... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2016
Carla V
via mobile
Charming castle

Lovely views. Amazing gardens. Very interesting. Great for couples and families. A very quaint... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2014
Jodi W
Saint-Amand-Montrond, France
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  • Terrible5%
3 Jul 2018
“Great visit”
2 Jul 2017
“Graceful chateau with beautiful gardens”
The Chateau de Culan is a medieval castel, a fortress from 12th-15th century. One of the oldest castles still occupied in the world. The castle classified as a french "Monument historique" has known a turbulent history. It is built on a rocky...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
| Esplanade du Château, 18270 Culan, France
+33 2 48 56 66 66
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Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Great value for money. The tour guide was a very knowledgeable historian who was great and nice to the kids. The castle is linked with lots of historical moments. The gardens outside we're nice with a good view, the tour inside was good, but may...More

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Reviewed 2 July 2017

This is another hidden gem in rural central France. It's a medieval castle perched on a rocky outcrop with smallish but gorgeous gardens, which include wild and formal areas. We only visited the gardens since my companions weren't as history-obsessed as I am! However, there...More

Thank Stephanie D
Reviewed 5 April 2017

We were disappointed to learn that, owing to lack of guides, we were not able to view the interior of the chateau on a weekday. We therefore were charged 6 euros per person rather than the usual 10. We walked round the outside and visited...More

1  Thank louisewest1
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Ie chateau Culan is a charming castlen And the stories of the guide brings the castle and the history of the region alive.

Thank Carla V
Reviewed 10 September 2015

This review is based on the gardens only. We were only able to visit the gardens when we went, the castle was closed. The gardens however were a llittle disappointing and looked as though they needed some work. It's a beautiful setting and there were...More

Thank aybbil
Reviewed 18 June 2015

We travelled 30 miles (and back) to visit this chateau this morning, having checked opening times for June currently on the Internet. So you can guess what. Closed ! We asked in the Office de Tourisme where a very helpful young lady explained that the...More

1  Thank ChrissieDenton
Reviewed 14 August 2014

Lovely views. Amazing gardens. Very interesting. Great for couples and families. A very quaint village.

1  Thank Jodi W
Reviewed 22 June 2014

Chateau de Culan is slightly off the Loire Valley tourist route,but it is lovely all the same. It is worth a couple of hours of your time and when combined with the regular falconry display provides a highly satisfying visit. We spent the morning here,and...More

Thank Graham E
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