We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

16110 La Rochefoucauld, France
+33 5 45 62 07 42
Review Highlights
Good value for money visit

We visited on an incredibly hot day and found the chatêau a beautiful restbite. The caves hidden at... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Megan P
via mobile
Chateau La Rochefoucauld - photographers dream

As you cross the cobblestone bridge the view of the chateau is marvelous. When we visited we had to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Weymouth, United Kingdom
Read all 185 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good48%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
16110 La Rochefoucauld, France
+33 5 45 62 07 42
Write a Review
Reviews (185)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 67 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited on an incredibly hot day and found the chatêau a beautiful restbite. The caves hidden at the very bottom of the staircase are huge and great to explore. There are ropes alongside the steps for a better foot hold, be aware that on...More

Thank Megan P
Reviewed 1 week ago

As you cross the cobblestone bridge the view of the chateau is marvelous. When we visited we had to wait for a chance to take photo's with no one in the background. The old bridge and chateau backdrop make composing a photo a challenge. You...More

Thank nickk355
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a lovely castle very friendly staff and a great place to visit the history of this place is very interesting very photogenic

Thank Aaron G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What drew us to this chateau was a photo I saw of the Leonardo da Vinci staircase. I researched and found that they have two rooms that are available for staying overnight (or longer). We would be in Spain anyway so I booked one of...More

Thank traveltheworld012
Reviewed 27 April 2017

A great chateau to visit, they even have clothes you and your kids can dress up in to look the part. The chateau is magnificent and definitely worth a visit.

Thank Carol L
Reviewed 23 March 2017

We went round, it's not amazing but it's good, loved getting the history and the archive area was very old and interesting....

Thank jessiom
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

This is such a great chateau to visit with interesting areas to wander through from top to bottom. It is excellent condition and the children were impressed with the history and the caves beneath the castle.

Thank Bulla55
Reviewed 19 December 2016

This chateau may have seen better days but it is, nevertheless, fascinating inside. The family trace their ancestry back into the Scottish Royal family and have been prominent in all stages of French history since the 16th century. My friends and I found the whole...More

Thank michael a
Reviewed 18 November 2016

A wonderful chateau with a fascinating history. We arrived just in time for the guided tour which gives you access to the fascinating library room which are otherwise locked. The tour was in french but I suspect our charming guide spoke perfect english! It was...More

Thank alexandramachray
Reviewed 4 November 2016

We live quite near to this beautiful chateau and we visit every time we have guests staying with us. We never tire of going there as we see something new each time. Most of the chateau is visited unguided but a written explanation is available...More

Thank angie16260
Nearby Restaurants
Chez Steph
335 reviews
.16 km away
Chez Francoise et Patrice
43 reviews
.24 km away
La Rive Gourmande
26 reviews
.03 km away
Aux Caprices des Anges
20 reviews
.52 km away
Nearby Attractions
Memorial of Resistance
39 reviews
10.37 km away
La Cervoiserie
16 reviews
17.48 km away
Lud'eau Vive
6 reviews
19.79 km away
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Carol L
Can you just turn up, we would like to come tomorrow, or do we have to book in advance. Thanks
24 April 2017|
Response from angie16260 | Reviewed this property |
No booking required for a visit but the chateau is closed on Tuesdays. Enjoy!
Can you tell what the staircase is made of please ?
17 March 2017|
Response from Bulla55 | Reviewed this property |
There are many staircases in the chateau. Most are made of stone.
Are you open Dec 2nd 2016 for daily visits.? Thank you
26 November 2016|
Response from angie16260 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, according to the website the chateau should be open on Dec 2nd from 10a.m. Enjoy the visit.