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The Château de Voltaire was built by the author between 1758 and 1766. He spent the last twenty years of his life here - years that were the most productive of his entire career. At Ferney, Voltaire led his great campaigns against intolerance, put...more
We visited Chateau de Voltaire recently. The house itself, recently renovated, is lovely - and each room has amazing paintings and items to view. The gardens and views across to the mountains are stunning.
There are plenty of scattered tables and chairs in various parts...More
Verney was the name of this quite small village next to Geneva until the great Voltaire moved here and moved into this mansion. Not really a chateau. But oh well.
Super interesting to visited this mansion and know that one of the great authors and...More
This small chateau has recently been renovated to a high standard. Only the ground floor is as it was in the era of Voltaire and some of the rooms are not furnished. It remains an informative visit even so. The many placards are well worth...More
Recently opened to the public, Voltaire’s residence (chateau and gardens) was open to the general public in June 2018 the first time in over a century. Totally restored. A guided visit is important. Don’t expect the magnificence of French chateaux of the Loire or Versailles....More
An interesting visit, but a slightly frustrating one too; the guide made no attempt at placing Voltaire's achievements in the context of the time and spent far too long talking about Macron's recent visit to Ferney, which is frankly irrelevant. It was disappointing that neither...More
After several years of renovations, what used to be a rather local tourist site has become a truly national monument and (finally) a real "destination" rather than just an add-on or afterthought. If you happen to be in the Geneva area, it really should not...More
Very nice place to visit. Specially to see the old church that Voltaire did inside his property. A nice view of the city too and the rooms inside are beautiful. Few years ago they would have some concerts in there. Would be nice if that...More