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Chateau de Saumur

49400, Saumur, France
+33 2 41 40 24 40
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Beautiful castle

This beautiful castle overlooks the valley so even just for the view go up there. We were told... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
soren k
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Nice medieval Castle

Impressive structure, especially from the outside. Great views on the Loire. Relatively small... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Erik J
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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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A picturesque country villa made famous in the illustrations of Duc de Berry's Book of Hours.
  • Excellent18%
  • Very good43%
  • Average30%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
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49400, Saumur, France
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This beautiful castle overlooks the valley so even just for the view go up there. We were told that there was a guided tour in English about one hour layer. We decided to skip this and see the castle by ourselves. When we were on...More

Thank soren k
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Impressive structure, especially from the outside. Great views on the Loire. Relatively small exposition, which also has an advantage with two teenagers.

Thank Erik J
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our walk up the hill and down and the castle itself is pretty too. While we were there, there was construction work underway but you can hardly judge the castle for that! There's plenty to say though. To us, it felt as...More

Thank Lucas317
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The chateau is a continuous work in progress. We took a free guided tour with Isabelle who made its history very interesting. Pointed out lots of things we would have missed and not known otherwise and explained the chateau's history. It really is beautiful, but...More

Thank Bella1976
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well worth a visit. Free parking. 7€ to get in. Great views over the river and town. Watched a little show by the locals then went inside. Can't agree that there isn't much to see - some phenomenal 15c tapestries and 18c porcelain as well...More

Thank John F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although renovations are going on still worth visiting for the views alone Great to learn so much about local history

Thank Steveniamh
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The inside visit is not really worth the visit but the castle has a very interesting history. The view over the Loire and Saumur is really beautiful. Don't miss it!

Thank Edgar P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a good time in Samur but the castle was having some renovation works done so could not take in its full beauty but what we did see was amazing such a history and I would recommend to anyone who likes a good view...More

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can see it from far, that imposing chateau built with tuffeau, that typical white stone found in Loire Valley. They did a great job preserving the castle, especially in front where an entire wall, at the base of the castle, was redone. When you...More

Thank jeanjacquespsaute
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was very good mainly for to the views you get. The chateaux itself has not got that much inside but is interesting nether the less and had a lot of historical interest in it. Unfortunately only a small amount of information is translated into...More

Thank Lisa R
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Varadero769
17 May 2015|
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Response from jburrow |
200metres from entrance, on top of hill
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