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Chateau de Flaugergues

1744 avenue Albert Einstein, 34000, Montpellier, France
+33 4 99 52 66 37
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Small gardens & wine tasting

Good facilities- toilets, cafe, shop, wine tasting. We were only able to do a garden tour. Small... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2017
Ellek85
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Cardiff
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Wonderful

While it is not a castle and more of a manor, it is still full of history. The gardens were also... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2016
Bucko007
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Sudbury, Canada
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This folly (pleasure house) was extended and beautifield between 1696 and 1730 by Etienne de Flaugergues, councillon to the revenue court of Montpellier. A unique three-storey staircaise with hanging key-stone vaulting of a rare elegance takes up a third of the building. Formal gardens lead to landscape gardens embellished by an orangery.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 14:30 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1744 avenue Albert Einstein, 34000, Montpellier, France
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Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Good facilities- toilets, cafe, shop, wine tasting. We were only able to do a garden tour. Small amount of manicured gardens, mostly natural wooded area & informal planting. Impressive bamboos & nice orangery.

Thank Ellek85
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

While it is not a castle and more of a manor, it is still full of history. The gardens were also very interesting. The wines were excellent and we had plenty of help explaining the different options. Also picked up some honey and spices. I...More

Thank Bucko007
Reviewed 15 September 2016

I could not see the castle itself as it cannot be visited in the mornings but its park is a beautiful place for a stroll in hot weather. I liked the herb garden especially and the name tags in front of some special species. Some...More

Thank Andika14
Reviewed 13 September 2016

At what is now the very edge of Montpellier a castle was built in the seventeenth century. The current owner and inhabitant, a descendant from the famous Colbert, minister of finances at the time of King Louis the XIV also known as the Sun King,...More

Thank François B
Reviewed 9 September 2016

We bought this tour as part of an excursion on a business trip. The description had me thinking we were going to a castle and to see the beautiful gardens. It is located right in the city and what was the castle was disappointing. To...More

Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Maybe we were mis-sold this trip - we expected a tour of the chateau and gardens, but after a whistle-stop tour of a handful of rooms we were handed over to a guide for a walk around the bamboo trees then ushered into the wine...More

Thank SuzonB64
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Spent a lovely morning in the gardens, had them all to myself apart from the owners charming grandchildren who were visitng and riding their bikes, very sweet; followed by lunch in the restaurant, where I had the most amazing melon veloute starter and ate sweetbreads...More

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Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

With a smal herb garden and a beautiful 'bamboo wood' Nice for half day out of the city, combined with lunch in the restaurant

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Madeleine J, Responsable relations clients at Chateau de Flaugergues, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2016

Hi Marianne, Thank you very much for your feedback. Best regards Madeleine

Reviewed 22 June 2016

The gardens are pretty and well maintained but it is quite small to what I thought it would be. There was a marque set up which was in the way of taking a good photo of the house which was annoying. Not sure I would...More

Thank chiclife
Madeleine J, Responsable relations clients at Chateau de Flaugergues, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2016

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Flaugergues.

Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

Excellent garden and wine tasting at a convenient distance from downtown Montpellier! Assessable by tram or by bus with an additional 20 min walk. We went on a rainy day and even then it was an excellent experience. The garden is surprisingly impressive, with trees...More

Thank Julie R
Madeleine J, Responsable commercial at Chateau de Flaugergues, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2016

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Flaugergues. Madeleine

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SibylS
15 May 2015|
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Response from Madeleine J | Property representative |
Hi SibylS, It would be a pleasure to welcome you to Flaugergues. You can come at any time for a free visit of the gardens and wine tasting during our opening hours : 9:30am- 6:00pm. We are doing guided tours of the... More
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