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Chateau of Rambouillet

Open Now: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Over the course of time the 14th century fortified castle has been home to a number of illustrious personnages who gradually transformed it into a delightful residence acquired by Louis XVI. The royal estate is now a presidential residence, open to...more
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Nr. Rue Maurice Dechy, 78120, Rambouillet, France
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It was a short 34 minute train ride to Rambouillet from Paris out of Gare Montparnasse that runs every hour. We caught the 1:06 pm train (fast train) and caught the suburban slow train back to Paris. It took one hour and it was so...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Splendid visit. Don’t forget to book the guided tour of the cottage (chaumière) and dairy (laiterie). The château is very elegant and not too cluttered so you get the chance to appreciate the architecture. The grounds are just fabulous. I just wish I had taken...More

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Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

The Château it self is nice felt a little disappointed that you actually only get to see a few rooms and not the whole thing Also on our Vist they had some very strange art work in the rooms that you could go in which...More

Thank philip b
Reviewed July 26, 2018

I, too, had to make 2 trips to visit the chateau but since it is only 30 minutes by train from Paris, it was not a big deal to go a second time to see the inside. The first time I went was a Tuesday...More

Thank cathleenvail
Reviewed July 9, 2018

I love France and its little castles. This one, in particular, I lived very close by and during the sunny days, it was ideal for a stroll. It is small but wonderful, I recommend to stop by and enjoy the view.

Thank Catarina R
Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

We were looking for a side venture traveling back to Paris from Chartres. This lovely chateau is close to A11 and doesn’t take long to tour (20-30 minutes). It was included in our Museum Pass so we were getting added value. The gardens are lovely...More

Thank Honor H
Reviewed June 4, 2018

We arrived after lunch just in time for a guided tour of la Laiterie de la reine et la Chaumière aux coquillages. The laiterie, a gift of King Louis XVI to his wife, Marie-Antoinette, is a two-room marble structure in which she could invite friends...More

Thank Merrill M
Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

Paid €9 each to walk around a few empty rooms. Worse still, the rooms with contents had really horrific “art” that was so out of touch with the feel of the building. Honestly, keep driving and go the Chartres or something.

Thank Karis B
Reviewed February 6, 2018

Well--we tried to get to this chateau twice and failed both times. Their website is terrible and has little information about what you'll see or practical information. The first time we arrived they were closed. The second time we arrived they were open but denied...More

Thank SJ L
Reviewed September 17, 2017 via mobile

If in Paris, have an enchanting break visiting the very extensive grounds of the Chateau de Rambouillet, 30 miles south with an easy access by train or car. There are several amazing follies scattered throughout the park and you can admire the jardin à la...More

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