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Night sight in the dark

This was such a short visit in the evening hours. We tried to get onto the viewing platform but the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
biggiboss
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Dusseldorf, Germany
An interesting place to stay

A very impressive building but the bedrooms were a bit tired. The restaurant had an interesting... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sarah S
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Evesham, United Kingdom
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At the heart of the city, discover the Giant of Sedan, a fortress of 35 000 m² built there nearly six centuries ago. In group or family, survey the walls in the footsteps of the Princes de la Marck and de la Tour d'Auvergne Relive the time of the...more
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Cour du Chateau, 08200 Sedan, France
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was such a short visit in the evening hours. We tried to get onto the viewing platform but the door closed when we got there. The entrance is free to the cortyard but the museum needs to be paid. Still it was great to...More

Thank biggiboss
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Looks stunning. Rooms v bare minimum. 2 star. Food was basic for dinner. Breakfast likewise. Ok for v quick overnight.

Thank Cathy A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very impressive building but the bedrooms were a bit tired. The restaurant had an interesting menu - wouldn't recommend if you were a vegetarian. Not alot else to see in the town - sadly the whole town felt a bit run down. Some of...More

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I first thought, just another castle. But no ! It is the biggest in Europe that is this well preserved/restored, and it really is impressive ! We also bought a little booklet (2€) which was worth the money, as it leads you trough the castle...More

Thank Cosmico
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An impressive and Huge fort, which has attracted more than it's fair share of interest from the military on both sides of the frontier. Although, as we were told, a large part of the damage seen was self inflicted when the French Military was trying...More

1  Thank Sally G
Reviewed 21 August 2018

This hotel is just okay. The Breakfast is better than average but the rooms were very basic. I think it is the best option in Sedan.

Thank Ronna S
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

What is not to like about the biggest castle in Europe? How many “Russian doll” castles have you been to? Castle is worth a visit but information available is limited- a film at the start is not a substitute for a few more panels elsewhere...More

1  Thank GrimbofromRTW
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

A must see if you’re in the area, wandering the passageways (lovely cool) and up and down a lot of stairs, you can only be impressed by this very well preserved fortress. The views of Sedan rooftops are wonderful. If you visit this castle with...More

Thank Katy845
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

We visited the castle, while staying in the hotel. The movie is very informative and the tour throughout the castle very thorough. It's a gorgeous place where you can have some amazing views when on top of the building. The museum is great as well!...More

Thank Debby R
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Largest château fort in Europe. Unbelievable experience. Be sure to visit in May there's a mediaval festival during one week-end. They used to have a nightly visit with torches but better check their website to be sure whether they still do it.

Thank Arduina0895
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Mary S
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We were in Paris and in order to get to the outlying areas, we rented a car. It was pretty inexpensive and even went a bit past the Sedan to just inside the Belgium border to see Bouillon Castle the same day. It was a fairly... More
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