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Chateau de Meung sur Loire

16 Place du Martroi, 45130 Meung-sur-Loire, France
+33 2 38 44 36 47
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A lot to see

The Chateau is in various stages of repair. However once you get started there are several floors... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2017
BobxxxxCindy
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North Palm Beach, Florida
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Best kept secret in the Loire valley

What a fabulous find. A complementary ticket from the campsite at candé sure beauvron, we visited... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2017
Big_Ginge1960
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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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At the gates of Chambord, from the sophistication of its drawing rooms to its unsettling underground passages, you will be astonished while discovering this private chateau and the illustrious figures who have stayed there.
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  • Very good34%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“middle ages” (2 reviews)
“the kitchen” (3 reviews)
“all ages” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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16 Place du Martroi, 45130 Meung-sur-Loire, France
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+33 2 38 44 36 47
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Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

The Chateau is in various stages of repair. However once you get started there are several floors including the attic which is interesting as far as construction methods go. The kitchen areas are part of the tour as well as what would be called the...More

Thank BobxxxxCindy
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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

What a fabulous find. A complementary ticket from the campsite at candé sure beauvron, we visited the chateau on a Tuesday. We were the only ones there. Excellent written guides in english and instructions around the chateau we given by the attentive and excellent service...More

Thank Big_Ginge1960
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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

We visited on the recommendation of friends, and are very glad we did. This is a more immersive experience than most other chateaus in the region, with a chance to have a go at archery and coin stamping outside (great fun!) as well as the...More

Thank SkiMonkeyFamily
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Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

I loved this chateau. There is no royal glory here. Instead an imaginative presentation of a building giving insight into social history is offered in a folder. In many rooms there is a glass case displaying unusual objects and one is asked to guess their...More

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Reviewed 22 May 2017

On the way from Blois to Paris, a stopover at Meung sur Loire is offering another example of a nice 12th Century building. From the visitors gate, we first see the old Middle Ages castle, then the building of a cute 18th Century residential castle....More

Thank JohnPaul2010
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Reviewed 28 March 2017

Built in the 12th century, it was later transformed, occupied by John Talbot during the 100 years war and freed by Joan of Arc ... it served as a prison, the poet François Villon stayed there during the second half of the 15th century ....More

Thank phc170
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Reviewed 26 December 2016

Very interesting and quirky on of the best Chateaux we saw on our visit. It could do with a little TLC but also it is very old. Loved the Christmas additions, including authentic gingerbread, and surprise Santa. I would go again just to see what...More

Thank Tanya B
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Reviewed 2 November 2016

This Chateau is probably less well known than the main ones in the Loire Valley but it is nonetheless extremely interesting. It's very large and you can visit extensive parts of it (from cellar all the way up to the attic), and a lot of...More

Thank Kath M
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Reviewed 1 November 2016

We cycled from Orleans and this was the first castle we saw. We went in, at 9 euros it was good value for a visit that lasts 2 hours. The owners have recreated scenes from the life at the time when the castle was inhabited,...More

Thank Chiara R
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

Be prepared to spend some time here as there are many rooms and plenty of history and objects to enjoy, as well as a brief video in the depths of the chateau - next to the torture chamber. Not particularly suited for infirm or people...More

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There will be no specific activities in June, but we will host a special exhibition of amazing collection of historical costumes for Barbie made by the artist Claude Brabant exploring Fashion through the ages. From the Gauls... More
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