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Chateau de Sarzay

D41, 36230 Sarzay, France
+33 2 54 31 32 25
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A truly medieval experience!

Thoroughly enjoyed our afternoon wandering around wonderful Sarzay Castle and its grounds. Once... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2017
CindyP625
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Detroit, Michigan
Best castle experience yet!

If you really love to explore on your own and having a good old poke around this is definitely for... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2017
Applemuffin
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Redhill, United Kingdom
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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D41, 36230 Sarzay, France
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+33 2 54 31 32 25
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Reviewed 6 July 2017

Thoroughly enjoyed our afternoon wandering around wonderful Sarzay Castle and its grounds. Once inside, you are transported way back in time as you wander among the authentic furnishings, weaponry, and other artifacts, complete with stuffed animal heads around the walls. The grounds are lovely and...More

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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

If you really love to explore on your own and having a good old poke around this is definitely for you! Health and safety police haven't reached this part of France and that makes this place a little gem!!! Beware of your little ones exploring...More

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Reviewed 14 January 2017

We stayed here several years ago. It was off season and the proprietors were so generous (the older gentleman even gathered chestnuts for us to roast over the open fire). There was very little in the way of conversation as our French was limited and...More

Thank Lynn M
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Reviewed 21 November 2016

Sarzay Castle is an amazing experience. Only 6 euros entrance fee (when you can find the proprietor to pay him) enables you to roam at will and climb to the top of the keep, where there are fantastic views of the Berry countryside. It's everything...More

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Reviewed 25 September 2016

This partially crumbling chateau is a wonderful example of France's fortifications in the middle ages. The owners allow free roaming around the towers - so one must exercise caution - there are spiral staircases and creaking wooden supports. Also there are examples of authentic ancient...More

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Reviewed 22 August 2016

This little french paradise will exceed your expectations. Enjoy the Medieval environment with a modern twist.

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Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Did not know what to expect. I was pleasantly suprised to see a castle exactly the way it was. Everything is on show and you can touch everything. Unlike in England where everything is behind glass. the kids picked up swords. Sat in beds. It...More

Thank Ricardo D
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Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

You can feel the age of this chateau which is beautifully situated and clearly a restoration work in progress. A visit is reasonably priced and for much of the time we were there we had it to ourselves. Rooms are furnished in ways appropriate to...More

Thank Sue O
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Reviewed 11 June 2016

One of the most fascinating Chateaux I've ever visited, the proprietors should be very proud of all they have achieved, no frills, just ancient restoration project.

Thank Eileen C
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Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

Lovely Castle full of history. Restored by one man's hard work.. Go visit if your in the area.. It's very interesting.

Thank Vixster28
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