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Manoir de Gisson

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Well worth a visit

If you are in Sarlet you should visit. Pick up a guide in your language and just stroll around the... read more

Reviewed July 23, 2018
Darnac, France
An example of just how much you can get into one room!

I did enjoy it, really I did but to say it was crammed full, every single room of it, was an... read more

Reviewed June 22, 2018
Ann W
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Place du Marche aux Oies, 24200, Sarlat-la-Caneda, France
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Reviewed August 12, 2018

We enjoyed spending an hour in this old mansion that looks as though the owners just went out to church. All furniture is in perfect state and one really gets a feel of what life was like in the olden days

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Reviewed July 23, 2018

If you are in Sarlet you should visit. Pick up a guide in your language and just stroll around the house. Very relaxed and informative.

Thank Puzzlecombe
Reviewed June 22, 2018

I did enjoy it, really I did but to say it was crammed full, every single room of it, was an understatement! I did so wish that more of the paintings had names on them so you knew who they were. The furniture was fascinating...More

Thank Ann W
Reviewed May 28, 2018

Great history, lots of artifacts, great accessible location. Overall, an excellent introduction to noble medieval life in Sarlat.

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Reviewed May 11, 2018

There is rich collection of artifacts and comments in writing for English speakers. You go on your own and nobody, even fellow visitors will interrupt your thoughts...

1  Thank Milla_S_T
Reviewed April 25, 2018

A home since the 13th century wth decorations from then until the maybe the 17th century. Written guide book in English is available and well done. You are allowed into the rooms to see things close up, unlike many other historic homes where you view...More

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Reviewed April 22, 2018

I really enjoyed walking thru this place, BUT the current owner has put so much stuff into the rooms I found it distracting. Just too many things, in Fact our hotel in a building of the same vintage was done better.More

Thank mitch w
Amandine U, Responsable réception at Manoir de Gisson, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2018

Good evening, Your message has been read with a lot of attention and we regret that you had not been delighted for your visit of the Mansion. In the richness and the rarity of this single place, Period furnitures and collected objects of the Cabinet...More

Reviewed September 28, 2017

Our hostess recommended this place for us and we found it quite charming. A pleasant relief from stuffy museums, the most interesting was the recreation of the "curiosity rooms" with interesting finds from all over the world.

Thank currie5
Reviewed September 28, 2017

From the outside this looks like a pretty insignificant building, but once inside - wow! It shows how the other half lived. The rooms are packed full of interesting things, furniture etc.

Thank Edna080
Reviewed September 22, 2017

So glad we visited this home. It was occupied by a Dr and his family until 2010. Then opened as a museum in 2011. It is beautifully furnished with examples of clothing worn in the time period.

Thank courtney106
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