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Address: 223 Chateau D Auteribe, 63120 Sermentizon, France
Phone Number: +33 4 73 53 14 55
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The Château d’Aulteribe is acknowledged as one of the best and most...

The Château d’Aulteribe is acknowledged as one of the best and most sumptuously furnished noble residences in France. It features some superb works of art such as the portrait of Cardinal Richelieu by Philippe de Champaigne, Flemish and Aubusson tapestries, porcelain etc. The furniture collection includes pieces by the finest cabinet - makers of the 17th and 18th century. This tradition is kept alive at the Château d’Aulteribe today in the workshops which train cabinetmakers and restore items from the collection. The new display highlights the Château’s finest pieces and visitors can wander freely through the rooms for a more intimate encounter with the spirit of Aulteribe. Open: > 15th May to 15th September: from 10 a.m. to noon and from 2 p.m. to 6.30 p.m. > 16th September to 14th May: from 10 a.m. to noon and from 2 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. Closed: > Mondays from 16 September to 14 May. > 1st January, 1st May, 1st November, 11th November and 25th December. Admission fees: Adults : 7,50 €; Concessions (18 to 25) = 4,50 €; Free admission: minors under 18*; Free admission: 18-25 years old* (citizens of one of the 27 countries of the EU or are non-European permanent residents of France) * excluding school groups

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Hadn't expected to come here but our hosts at the Manoir de Manantie suggested it and so we took their advice. There are many different chateaux, and sometimes it feels like... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 February 2015
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

We visited on a rainy August day, in the height of the holiday season. Having driven 40 minutes to somewhere that is advertised as being open every day in the morning and afternoon, we were turned away at 11AM. The issue? You must join a tour at 1030, 1430 or 1600. The staff were abrupt. Not at all helpful. I'm... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2015

Hadn't expected to come here but our hosts at the Manoir de Manantie suggested it and so we took their advice. There are many different chateaux, and sometimes it feels like you've been before, but Aulteribe truly has a remarkable collection of furnishings as though they're still being lived in (almost) and with the guided tour, it's just a stunning... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2014

The Château d'Aulteribe is located in the Puy-de-Dôme département of the Auvergne in central France. Constructed in the Moyen Âge (middle ages), it was bequeathed to the state by its last owner in 1954 and is listed as a monument historique. For a €7,50 entry fee you can visit the interior, which is presented in the style of the home... More 

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