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Great Historical Visit

Amazing historical site with a very interesting story. From the middle ages through WWII, this site... read more

Reviewed September 18, 2018
Geneva, Switzerland
A fascinating historical journey

The setting of this chateau/fort dominating access routes from France to Switzerland, and high on a... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2017
Adelaide, Australia
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Chateau de Joux | La Cluse-et-Mijoux, 25300 La Cluse-et-Mijoux, France
+33 3 81 69 47 95
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Reviewed September 18, 2018

Amazing historical site with a very interesting story. From the middle ages through WWII, this site has seen an amazing amount of events. A must for a visit off-the-beaten-path.

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Reviewed August 21, 2017

The setting of this chateau/fort dominating access routes from France to Switzerland, and high on a cliff is superb. The chateau has an interesting history, but what made the visit outstanding was the quality narration and story-telling of our guide. While the tour was in...More

1  Thank ehles
Reviewed July 7, 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

Thank olimaspecto
Reviewed April 30, 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 Raphaël C
Reviewed August 28, 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 September 27, 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 G4984RQmikes
Reviewed August 7, 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 July 15, 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 July 11, 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 June 30, 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.

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