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Chateau de Balleroy

14490 Balleroy, France
+33 2 31 21 06 76
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good42%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
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“blue sky” (2 reviews)
“guided tour” (6 reviews)
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14490 Balleroy, France
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+33 2 31 21 06 76
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"blue sky"
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"d day beaches"
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"forbes family"
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"balloon museum"
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Reviewed 23 September 2017

The Chateau is beautifully maintained, the gardens and grounds perfect and the small number of staff very hard working. It is true that changes to the décor were made under the influence of Forbes the American Billionaire and this has been mentioned by other reviewers,...More

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Reviewed 11 September 2017

A lovely few hours spent on our way back to Cherbourg. We were lucky enough to have a private tour of the Chateau. Small but interesting, some personal touches by owners but nice to know that it is still used by the family. Don't miss...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

This place is awesome : so much history and architecture in a nut shell. It has inspired the mansion house in Versailles.

Thank Eric S
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

Firstly I should admit we didn't go inside the Chateau. We prefer to spend time in the wonderful grounds that often accompany these sorts of places. And to view the buildings from outside. There is plenty of parking opposite the chateau in the town (free)...More

1  Thank Paul C
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Reviewed 14 July 2017

A historic castle in my opinion desacrated by Forbes. If you are rich enough to buy a castle restore it in it's former glory and use those materials which will bring back the splendor of former days. You can see that, beside the garden, that...More

Thank MVRC
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Reviewed 30 June 2017

The Chateau and ballon museum are well worth a few hours viewing. There is also a beautiful old church to pop into.

Thank tony b
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Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Easily reached from Bayeux and the landing sites, this early 17th C. chateau had fallen into disrepair when Malcolm Forbes bought it and restored the property. The Forbes family still owns it and they stay there occasionally. You can only access it via a very...More

2  Thank Michael M
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Reviewed 23 October 2016

The people, the Chateau ( Hunting Lodge ), the park walk, and the Balloon museum are unique as far as French Chateau's go. The historical story of the Chateau, interlaced with the Balloon museum, with a not to be missed film, and the park walks...More

3  Thank Paul K
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Reviewed 15 October 2016

The tour guide was wonderful and informative. I loved seeing the inside of this chateau with all its history

Thank Sharon W
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

A beautiful chateau, with an entertaining guided tour. A small cafe sells drinks but no food, although you can bring in your own if you wish.

Thank Caroline C
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Angela J
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Response from Eric S | Reviewed this property |
Similar answer: First lots of gravel or pebbles in the alleys leading to the flights of stairs at the entrance of the chateau. No lift or elevator ten inside . The museaux more accessible if you limit yourself to the ground... More
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