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Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux | La Cluse-et-Mijoux, 25300 La Cluse-et-Mijoux, France
+33 3 81 69 47 95
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Awesome place, worth a stop!

Stopped here on a drive from Beaune to Lucerne - about midway through the trip. Pretty facade and... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2017
olimaspecto
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San Francisco, California
A must go.

If you're spending some time around Pontarlier, you should definitely have a look to this place... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2017
Raphael C
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Chateau de Joux | La Cluse-et-Mijoux, 25300 La Cluse-et-Mijoux, France
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Reviewed 7 July 2017

Stopped here on a drive from Beaune to Lucerne - about midway through the trip. Pretty facade and you get a guided tour (albeit in French, so make sure to grab the paper guide at the entrance station). Tour takes about 1.25-1.5 hours, but was...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

If you're spending some time around Pontarlier, you should definitely have a look to this place, just have a look to the photos to be convinced ! As we are in Malbuisson for one night (Lac Saint Point), 20min far, it would have been a...More

Thank Raphael C
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We called here on a very hot day on our way to Ornans to pay a quick visit and enjoy a picnic. The building itself is very impressive and the accessible gardens ideal picnic areas. We decided to include a guided tour of the interior....More

Thank Dezza21
Reviewed 27 September 2015

As i was on the Swiss border I visited the site. I picked the only day it was closed but it did look good.

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 7 August 2015

The castle occupies the top of the hill that looks small but from the inside you will see that it is really extensive forth to the area and to the depth. For visit you have to join a guided tour (held approx. every 30 minutes,...More

Thank TomasBB
Reviewed 15 July 2015

This is a nice place to visit. You learn a lot but you also walk a lot. The beginning of the visit is outside and then you go in. You will take a lots of steps so make sure you have no stroller with you....More

Thank brouv
Reviewed 11 July 2015

Our guided tour was informative and interesting......if you like chateaux etc, you will love it. The service in the coffee shop was a bit "off" though! The proprietor seemed disinterested and was rather rude!

Thank Wightbaby
Reviewed 30 June 2015

This chateau has a commanding position, so you can't but be amazed at how it was built. Take a tour with a guide if you can. The many rooms and great restoration make it a worthwhile trip.

1  Thank Judy L
Reviewed 18 February 2015 via mobile

Spectacular views from this quirky amazing place situated on a sheer limestone cliff. It is easy to drive past but worth the stop.

2  Thank Rogenroute
Reviewed 6 October 2014

Great views from numerous points around the castle.Impressive collection of Medieval armaments.Nice place to spend some time the history is fascinating.

1  Thank mfaggella
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