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Built in the 15th century, this fortified castle was transformed into a comfortable residence in the 17th century by Jean-Louis de Courbon. Outside, the double half turn stairs will lead you to gardens "a la francaise",terraced gardens, flower beds...more
When visiting La Rochelle we had the opportunity to have a few hours at this little known chateau and what a gem it was.
The Chateau itself is simply charming. Beautifully maintained and presented, you really feel that it is being looked after by people...More
Absolutely loved our visit to this lovely castle. Everything about it was perfect. The gardens are gorgeous and the fairy tale castle is rich in history. Our guide around the building was very knowledgeable and spoke very good English. We definitely recommend this location and...More
It is a very interesting site and definitely worth a visit if you are in the area.
Definite highlights are the walk to and the caves. Really quite exciting to young and old alike, just don't forget your torch...
What a beautiful place. We came here with a tour from La Rochelle with P and O cruises. We had a tour with an English speaking guide. It was really interesting and informative. The gardens were breathtaking. We also visited the town of Saintes first....More
Not what my wife and I would call the best French chateau/castle we have visited. The guide informed us it had been derelict for a hundred years or so and had been occupied at onetime by charcoal burners. A gentleman purchased the empty shell and...More
Date of experience: September 2017
Roche-Courbon, accueil at Chateau de La Roche-Courbon, responded to this reviewResponded October 27, 2017
Good afternoon. We thank you to have taken time to write a comment. We are sorry that you didn’t fancy the tour inside the chateau as you were expecting. But we want to add some information about it. The chateau was left without maintenance from...More
We visited the chateau last summer and when my daughter saw our photos asked why we'd never taken her family there! So this year we visited with her family. Our 4 year old granddaughter loved it, it was magical to see her enjoyment. It's like...More
This attraction is well worth a visit, something out of a picture postcard. A fine Chateau set in Stunning gardens. We purchased an outside ticket for 8 euros and didn't visit inside the Chateau. Apart from the beautiful gardens there are walks to be had...More
We didn't visit inside the chateau, instead just walking around the gardens and then walking down to the caves. Very pleasant morning spent in lovely surroundings. In the garden we didn't see a sole so it was very peaceful. If walking down to the caves...More