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Chateau De Courances

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A Breathtakingly Amazing Place

This place is outstanding, from the beautiful gardens to the dreamy chateau we felt completely... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2018
Earls Barton, United Kingdom
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Tranquil chateau and garden near Paris

A beautiful chateau that has been modified by several owners over a period of hundreds of years... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2017
Josh S
San Francisco, California
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Courances - A unique place in France. 5 centuries of garden History within one hour from Paris
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
15 rue du Chateau, 91490 Courances, France
+33 1 64 98 07 36
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Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

This place is outstanding, from the beautiful gardens to the dreamy chateau we felt completely emerged into something quite spectacular. We stayed in one of the cottages on site, which was perfect, we almost didn’t write the review so we could keep this treasure to...More

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Reviewed 17 June 2017

A beautiful chateau that has been modified by several owners over a period of hundreds of years. The house and gardens were occupied during World War 2, and have since been restored. The natural springs in the area feed the many ponds and waterways on...More

1  Thank Josh S
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Beautiful palace and gardens. You can spend 2-3 hours walking. Don't miss a cup of tea in Japanese garden.

1  Thank Mark D
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Not so popular as a tourist destination, this beautiful castle has superb and unique gardens with magnificent fountains and lakes. Specifically for this place is lack of the gravel present in all other gardens we've visited. You can admire the beautiful Japanese Garden from the...More

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Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

At least 2 hours are required to see all of the lakes and avenues under the trees that provided welcome shade from the. Hot sun. Finally a cup of tea beside the marvellous Japanese garden.

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Reviewed 8 June 2016

Near Milly le Foret is this beatiful chateau own by De Ganay family The japanese garden is very beatifull and also all the water views. It is open only on weekend from 2 pm. Is a must to visit and you can also visit some...More

Thank PdeA
Reviewed 7 October 2015

Not far from Evry,,Courances offers to the bona fide tourist a get away from Paris .A splendid park with plane trees four hundred years old leads to the castle built at the time of LouisXIII in the early 17th century..A worthwhile visit can be arranged,allowing...More

Thank GuyCarnac
Reviewed 2 December 2014

Whenever we have visitors we take them to Chateau De Courances. We love this place. It is one of only handful of privately owned Chateaus in France, owned by the original family. If you have the opportunity to spend an afternoon here, take a picnic...More

3  Thank Frank P
Reviewed 25 April 2014

Wonderful little castle, just one hour from Paris. It's perfect for one day trip from busy paris! We spend tree weeks in Paris, and last week we were visiting things that are close - courance was the biggest suprise ! It's not to popular, so...More

1  Thank peter b
Reviewed 28 May 2013

This was a lovely Sunday afternoon visit where we took an interesting guided tour inside the chateau (in French) and heard about its history. We also visited the salon de thé near the Japanese gardens, which was quaint, before our guided tour and afterwards took...More

2  Thank satusilvia
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17 February 2015|
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From what I can remember people live there so visiting hours are limited to the weekend and public holidays and only in the afternoon from April-October.