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Chateau de Monte Cristo - Alexandre Dumas' House

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Missable but not to be missed!

Difficult to track down but found it in the end - free parking once you suss the system. Gate at... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2018
Dymchurch, United Kingdom
A miniature sized Paradise

This was the incredibly ambitious and mad project of the famous writer Dumas... what a wonderful... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2018
Biel, Switzerland
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Reviewed 16 June 2018

Difficult to track down but found it in the end - free parking once you suss the system. Gate at the end of a busy payant carpark and street but you simply press the buzzer and the gate opens and lot's of easy places to...More

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Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

This was the incredibly ambitious and mad project of the famous writer Dumas... what a wonderful domain with a beautiful English style garden. There are not many tourists who come here so it is a lovely place to come and visit for an outing for...More

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Reviewed 19 October 2017

Visiting this château where Alexandre Dumas Père (the elder of two Dumas writers ) lived and wrote makes for a charming couple of hours. Do not expect a ‘Palace of Versailles’ style castle, but rather a mansion. (Linguists no longer translate the French word ‘château’’...More

1  Thank MZTParis
Reviewed 14 October 2017

We read the reviews and decided to see Dumas' castle. From Paris, we took the RER A Train to St-Germain-En-Laye and then took the No.10 bus on the side of the St.-Germaine chateau. The place loses one star for poor instructions: the bus driver was...More

Thank Emy M
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Visited here with a group and had a guided tour in English. There is a lovely park around the house. Be careful where you park if you drive there.

Thank Diane M
Reviewed 22 August 2017

The famous book on the Earl of Montecristo inspired the writer Alexander Dumas to name after this wonderful castle and built also in fron of it another little new gothic building with inside his studio named Chateau d'If. The house is really nice, built in...More

Thank Alexalf66
Reviewed 13 July 2017

This is an interesting building located in pleasant gardens, with much detail of the life and times of Alexandre Dumas. We were required to join a tour, which understandably was conducted in French by an animated lady who seemed to know her stuff very well,...More

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Reviewed 29 March 2017

Beautiful muséum about Alexandre Dumas with paintings , his Life ,and after walk in The amazing and quiet garden

Thank 555xavierd
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

we very much enjoyed our visit here. The castle and grounds are extremely well maintained. The gardens are lovely. The historical displays of A. Dumas' life and achievements are extremely informative. A great way to spend a few hours away from Paris. Can be combined...More

Thank Ceci T
Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

Dumas is simply my favourite author and I highly recommend visiting his residence to any fan. Unfortunately it was the winter months and the gardens werent in bloom, but to see where some of your favourite books were penned is a once in a lifetime...More

1  Thank Mike R
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