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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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