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Chateau de Puyguilhem

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., 2:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., 2:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
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At first we wanted to visit a cave but the queue was so long we decided to visit this castle. And I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Marseille, France
Woodland Chateau

Located close to the woods, you are able to imagine the former owners on their hunting horses along... read more

Reviewed September 12, 2018
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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Puyguilhem is a delightful Renaissance Château lying at the heart of a wooded valley near Brantôme in Périgord. It features all the charming architectural and decorative elements that are so typical of the period including large mullioned windows...more
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Nr. D82, 45.427070, 0.744395 Villars, France
+33 5 53 54 82 18
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Reviewed 1 week ago

At first we wanted to visit a cave but the queue was so long we decided to visit this castle. And I still thank the queue! The place is located in a little village and very easy to find and to park.The long drive to...More

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Reviewed September 25, 2018

Searched hard to try to find an interesting chateau in the area. Came across this one. Arrived shortly after opening at 10 am. Bought our tickets at the shop where you can also buy drinks. The lady in the shop was pleasant enough. We were...More

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Reviewed September 12, 2018

Located close to the woods, you are able to imagine the former owners on their hunting horses along the rides through the trees to the Chateau. Very peaceful beautiful setting. The stone carvings were outstanding both inside and out. The guide was very enthusiastic, knowledgeable...More

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Reviewed August 13, 2018

We were very pleasantly surprised by how much we enjoyed the visit to this chateau. Firslty, it is very reasonably priced and free for visitors up to 25 (maybe 26 I can't remember). We were given a fabulous informative and humourous tour (in English) by...More

Thank Kris C
Reviewed July 29, 2018

Really enjoyed this chateau. The gardens are fabulous, the interior impressive and the history fascinating,

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Reviewed June 28, 2018

Visited in the quieter period or just before the July crowds arrive and had an excellent guided tour courtesy of an English lady who knew her stuff and was happy to speak in English as and when needed as we were the only Brits on...More

1  Thank Goatsheadsoup10
Reviewed June 14, 2018

Visited this chateau but most of it was closed. The tower that was open housed an exhibition of forest folk lore. This was basically an exercise on how to use your Christmas decorations in the summer. Give it a miss.

1  Thank Jenny C
Reviewed May 14, 2018

The chateau visit was extremely interesting. Unlike some where you're overpowered with too much to look at and take in, here it is relatively sparsely furnished which allows more detailed explanations and information of what you are seeing, and its really the construction and building...More

Thank maisongb24
Reviewed March 25, 2018

Our small group of 7 arrived towards the end of the day and was in fact the last group. We were a mix of fluent french speakers and english only speakers. Our tour guide was very kinda and did the whole tour in english even...More

Thank Melissa E
Reviewed January 8, 2018 via mobile

We were lucky enough to arrive just a tour had started and they let us join. The Tour (which was in English) was very informative and took you round various areas of the Château. The wooden roof is amazing. It’s surprising to think this was...More

Thank Amplegirl
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