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Chateau de Gizeux

15 rue du Chateau, 37340 Gizeux, France
+33 2 47 96 45 18
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Extraordinary collection of wall paintings

We visited the Chateau as part of a very large group that were offered tours around the place. The... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
foxin
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Fascinating visit

We discovered this privately owned Chateau when visiting the Loire and what a great find it was! It... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2016
kyle281
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Dover, United Kingdom
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Hours Today: 10:30 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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15 rue du Chateau, 37340 Gizeux, France
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+33 2 47 96 45 18
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the Chateau as part of a very large group that were offered tours around the place. The guides spoke very good English and explained about the beautiful and well preserved early 17 century wall paintings in one room and the school of painting...More

Thank foxin
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We discovered this privately owned Chateau when visiting the Loire and what a great find it was! It is so full of history we found the visit very interesting. Informative plaques around the building provided a fascinating insight into its past. The most impressive part...More

Thank kyle281
Reviewed 21 August 2016

A visit to a a chateau or two is almost compulsory when staying in the Loire valley and I, for one, have grown accustomed to wandering around finely manicured gardens and beautifully preserved architecture such as that at Villandry. However, the chateau at Gizeux is...More

Thank DonHawkley
Reviewed 11 August 2016

They do a nature trail walk which is fun for the whole family. Also got good grounds to take a picnic

Thank Merichick
Reviewed 25 July 2016

We did the audio guide, which I recommend. Part of our stay so the tour was included with the stay. The castle was interesting with the family story. If your an art student you will be additionally impressed by the story of how the chateaux...More

Thank socaltraveller18
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Lovely chateau off the beaten track and the major Loire valley attractions, but well worth a detour for a couple of hours. Excellent guided tours, in English if required.

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Reviewed 1 September 2015

Very interesting castle to visit : nice architecture, fantastic and rare wall paintings, etc. There are activities for children and even a night visit which is absolutely fantastic. It really deserves to be seen.

Thank fdw1230
Reviewed 20 July 2015

We visited in winter and the owner gave us a tour as part of the package for staying over night. The tour was okay and some of the paintings were nice but I didn't quite feel the whole history or chateau experience. I would not...More

Thank ODXXC C
Reviewed 10 July 2015 via mobile

Not quite the normal chateau visit. Chickens scratching about the ramparts and really helpful enthusiastic youngsters apparently in charge. Chateau is ragged at the edges and in need of some tlc but houses some amazing painted wood panel work. Wall friezes and furniture. Making it...More

Thank Jo G
Reviewed 2 June 2015

Set in in idyllic countryside some way from the river but well worth the trip. Excellent handheld commentary by a native English speaker and we had the added pleasure of the Lady of the House taking us through some of the areas. We particularly liked...More

Thank Valerie H
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