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Stunning building

A beautiful building but only open on selected weekdays. Check before you go to avoid... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2018
Very impressive

We spend a few days in the Loire region this September and were very fortunate to stop twice in... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2018
The French Plac... J
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Chateau de Montreuil Bellay, 49260 Montreuil-Bellay, France
+33 2 41 52 33 06
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Reviewed 17 October 2018

A beautiful building but only open on selected weekdays. Check before you go to avoid disappointment.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Henryka
Reviewed 10 October 2018

We spend a few days in the Loire region this September and were very fortunate to stop twice in Montreuil-Bellay.Beautiful Chateau.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank The French Plac... J
Reviewed 7 October 2018

We visited the Chateau on a very hot afternoon unaware that we would have to have a guided tour,not our thing really .We had a very enthusiastic guide ,i,m glad the group wasn,t any bigger because at times it was a tight squeeze in some...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank suechrisallen34
Reviewed 4 August 2018

This little places overlook the river. Its occupied and is worth a visit. Does its own wine to boot. Visit and then dine at the bistro opposite!! Perfect!!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Martin O
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Visited on a very hot afternoon and just did the garden visit as one of our group was in a wheelchair. The access was OK, but pushing a wheelchair across the gravel is hard work. Once inside it was slightly easier going and it is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank John D
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Just a visit to the gardens left us amazed. My camera’s battery was exhausted, as were we in the incredible heat.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank E5756QGjohnm
Reviewed 13 July 2018

This is a must see if you are in the area, absolutely beautiful, plenty to see and lovely places to eat just down the street. Not really a place for kids unless you have older kids into history but well worth the trip.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank deane442
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

This privately-owned château is filled with eight centuries of history and fantastic period furniture. We particularly enjoyed the kitchens filled with beautiful copper and brass pieces. The gardens are also beautifully maintained and interesting. The château is also known for its vineyards and wine production....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Kathleen P
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Great example of a medieval castle turned into a renaissance chateau. Still in private hands so only a portion of the interior can be visited and only as part of a guided tour, but what there is is magnificent. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank CoupeColonel
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Sadly we had to leave before the guided tour was due to start (it's the only way you are allowed to visit I gather). But from the outside it is magnificent. The owner of the hotel we were staying in said it was absolutely beautiful...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Kingfisher1807
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