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Marqueyssac is one of the most beautiful romantic gardens of France and today the most visited garden in Perigord. Listed as a national historical monument thanks to its 54 acres park, Marqueyssac's gardens offer more than 6 kilometres of shaded...more
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We decided to go out for the day and visit the Gardens of Marqueyssac. The gardens themselves are a magnificent example of box topiary and we were able to wander around the gardens at will and also pay a short visit to parts of the...More
The gardens of Marqueyssac are enormous and worth several hours of walking around. These are mostly green boxwood gardens that are very well maintained. The Belvedere overlooking the Dordogne valley provides spectacular views. There are informational signs to help you understand what you are seeing...More
Lovely garden with walks giving fantastic views of the surrounding countryside.There are thousands of topiaried box bushes of all different shapes.There is an enjoyable walk of various distances and a restaurant onsite with great views but get there just before opening if you want a...More
What a lovely place! The gardens are fascinating and wonderfully presented with fantastic views over and across the Dordogne valley. The manor house is also worth visiting and has been sympathetically restored. It's possible to walk around the garden for ages and soak up the...More
This is an old and well established garden. It consists basically of two parts: well attended regular garden and more "natural" part, so it serves different tastes. It is really large and one can easily spend two or three hours there. It has spectacular views...More
Lovely 1km walk though shaded path to amazing viewing platform overlooking the Dordogne. Lots of other bits including net walk for kids swings etc. Had fabulous sculpted hedges almost like a maze. Nice cafe on terrace overlooking another great view across to Baynac. Cafe had...More
We have never seen anything quite like Marqueyssac. The gardens around the chateau are most beautiful mounds of shaped box hedges, and then there is a lovely walk through trees to the end of the promontory. We started our visit with a lovely light salad...More
Such a lovely summer day, a lot to see and a lot to walk around, but luckily plenty in shade... lot of view points where the surrounding river, fields and villages could be seen... Really good restaurant with a cliff view and ice creams of...More
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I would recommend you take a picnic, there is plenty of seating and lots if the French seem to bring food. It is worth noting however there is a restaurant but this has limited choice (although it is very good) and is very... More
I would recommend you take a picnic, there is plenty of seating and lots if the French seem to bring food. It is worth noting however there is a restaurant but this has limited choice (although it is very good) and is very expensive.