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Very enjoyable and educational

We visited on a Friday and there were only a few people there. The map was a little confusing to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Curtis J
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There were not many people at the Chateau when we visited. Lots of steps and not much furniture but... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2018
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Boulevard de Roi Rene, 13150 Tarascon, France
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a hidden gem.... with only two other visitors I was so surprised as it's an amazing castle (also x prison) and you can go on the roof. The rooms are all open and you really get a feel for castle life. Hah!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on a Friday and there were only a few people there. The map was a little confusing to start, but once you find the sequence of signs it gets easier. The climb up and down two towers is well laid out so that...More

Thank Curtis J
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

There were not many people at the Chateau when we visited. Lots of steps and not much furniture but a great place to visit. The tour route around the Chateau was easy to follow and each room had a number and room name in French...More

1  Thank KerryAu
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Spectacular place, with a magic view on top. A proper visit requires time (not less than 90 minutes, but two hours would be better). DOn't miss this!

Thank veddie
Reviewed 4 August 2018

My wife and I loved this Château. We visited on a Tuesday during high season and practically had the whole place to ourselves. Visors are free to roam the entire castle including the roof which has great views of the Rhone river and Château de...More

Thank MarcB1903
Reviewed 30 July 2018

I would have given this 5 stars, but there was no guided tours available for that day. You get a self-guided pamphlet with small print and even a smaller printed map of the many floors and rooms. That said the condition of the castle is...More

Thank travelbob1
Reviewed 29 July 2018

It is a very powerful and impressive medieval castle for its majestic buttresses and its gargoyles, its mighty moat and its position on the Rhone

Thank tommyUdine
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Really interesting and imposing castle with inner courtyards and plenty of rooms, chapels, watchtowers etc. Have never been to anywhere quite like it. The view from the roof is the amazing feature. However, adding to the experience at the moment is an exhibition around the...More

Thank janegardner
Reviewed 14 June 2018

Lots of steps. Interesting rooms on all floors. Fantastic views all around from the roof. Really unusual exhibition of Cabinets of Curiosities. Interesting books in the shop. Well worth a visit.

Thank MrsMG2014
Reviewed 6 May 2018

Located on the banks of the Rhone river, this imposing castle was built in 1401 by the King Louis II of Anjou, and completed in 1449 by his son Rene I. The location of the castle contributed to the toll being paid by merchants sailing...More

1  Thank 1trekky
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