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Chateau de Chenonceau

37150 Chenonceaux, France
+33 2 47 23 90 07
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Beautiful country villa surrounded by a moat and inspired by the Italian Renaissance.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“loire valley” (394 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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37150 Chenonceaux, France
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+33 2 47 23 90 07
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The second most visit Chateau in all of France and for good reason. The views are stunning on it's perch straddling the river. The rooms are well restored and the history of the its prior occupants is interesting to behold. This place can be very...More

Thank MSPDoc
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent small castle with a lot of souls in the interiors fantastic park and reflection of the castle in the water.

Thank Darja V
Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting architecture. Built on the middle of the river. Almost every room has river views. Two well maintained gardens.

Thank Don L
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Chateau is simply among the most stunning buildings in France. As you approach through a tree-lined canopy and see it for the first time, it's difficult not to just stop and stare at its beauty and timeless grandeur. While not the biggest of the...More

Thank JamesHJr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well worth the visit. One of the must visit locations in the Loire valley. Remember to vist the vegitable gardens and Carriage museum

Thank Ian B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the most beautiful in the area and well worth the visit. Well taken care of, gorgeous flower arrangements and lit fireplaces. A must see

Thank CrisZ64
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located on the River Cher in the Loir Valley, Chateau de Chenonceau is a must see. You approach the Chateau from the parking lot via a wide lane through a manicured forest of trees. At the end of the lane the vista opens out with...More

Thank PaulSuzanneTravel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a lovely to visit, at first you step into a forest. Then you see the Château set on a river. You can almost see Life as it was back then. Beautiful flower gardens as well as in many of the rooms. The cafeteria...More

Thank Francine B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chenonceau is situated on the Cher River, which flows between beautiful arched piers at the back of the Chateau. The Hall is lovely; the ceiling was built with a series of rib vaults. The marble hunting table in the Hall is from the Renaissance! The...More

Thank LovetoWalk51
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Chateau de Chenonceau spans the River Cher. During WWII it was a route to escape from Nazi occupied France. During WWI, the gallery was used as a hospital. The rooms are delightful and well presented with period furniture. Make sure you check out the...More

Thank Jack L
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mf715
25 November 2017|
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Response from Joyce261 | Reviewed this property |
It is open all year but reduced hours during December. 09.30 until 17.30
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mf715
15 November 2017|
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Response from Ernjack1972 | Reviewed this property |
Unless you are on a bus tour, you probably need a car. You could also try one day tour companies like Viator to book day tours. The major chateaus in the Loire Valley are a bit spread out. Also, maybe your hotel could... More
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mf715
15 November 2017|
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Response from DiggerPerth | Reviewed this property |
We did it on our own, hired a car and made our own way around various sites,
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