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The Maison Forte de Reignac

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If you are pressed for time in this area then I think this is the place. It has great views, a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
fssutton1
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Ithaca, New York
SUPERB EXPERIENCE OF FORTE AND TROGLODYTE CAVES!

Extremely well presented with many artifacts, intricate suits of army, swords and an entire room of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
epique
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Reviewed 3 days ago

If you are pressed for time in this area then I think this is the place. It has great views, a chateau built into a cave side, troglodyte areas, great historical collections, some "Disney like"representations, ambiance with open fires and a very gruesome collection of...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Extremely well presented with many artifacts, intricate suits of army, swords and an entire room of torture devices with written details. Fireplaces were blazing and candles were lit. If you have any type of walking disability do not attempt as there are many stairs and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A castle built in to a rock face and inhabited for a few thousand years this is an odd place and some of the rooms and the history combined can make it a little creepy. Enjoyed it overall but I wouldn't go back.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When in the Dordogne, do spend an hour or so at this unique fort. It is really interesting and well-preserved. The additional museum of torture is an experience but does require a strong fortitude.

Thank Ed T
Reviewed 13 September 2018

Have been there before but went back with english guests. this is an amazing place and extremely interesting. It certainly gives you an insight into life in past ages. Plenty to see and well organised ,might be a bit boring for children unless they are...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

This is a fascinating place - a big house built into the rock. It’s interesting to walk around & there are lots of interesting exhibits & artefacts too. Our son - and other children there - seemed to like it a lot - it was...More

Thank Rob G
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Very much worth the time to visit! Prehistoric mixed with medieval....including furnishing, tools, weapons and teaming with history! They have done an excellent job transporting you to a world gone by.....but it is a hike up to the entrance and through the chateau so leave...More

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Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Much more to see than expected. Filled with furniture, some dating back to medieval times. There were fascinating historical artefacts but the main point of interest were the rooms themselves built into the rock. I loved the Fun little touches like moving armour (reminded me...More

Thank helen1664
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Had a fantastic visit to this very unusual chateau built into the cliffs that’s been inhabited for over 700 years. Real fires burning throughout building & can explore kitchens, drawing rooms, bedrooms of nobility & climb up building. Full of military armoury & knights armour....More

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Game of Thrones revisited! Worth the time to step back to the 14th Century to see how they lived. Chateau is built into the cliff and you use their informative guide as you walk thru different levels of the home. Interesting to see the transition...More

Thank Lawrence D
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frantasticdesigns
6 May 2018|
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Response from john h | Reviewed this property |
In all honesty it would be difficult, even painful. Just to get to the entrance is a fairly stiff climb. There are several sets of stairs in the building as well. I regret that I would not cessommend it for you.
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Rio725
24 December 2017|
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Response from Susan P | Reviewed this property |
I’m afraid I’m not sure
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stephanieduisberg
17 July 2017|
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Response from Susan P | Reviewed this property |
Probably a couple of hours
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