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Chevalerie de Sace - Archaeological Site & Botanical Gardens

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Lovely woods, shame about the gardens

We stumbled across this place while walking in the woods trying to tire out a toddler. The signs... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2015
CEG80
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Wales
via mobile
Could be very interesting but--

This herb garden is well laid out and the beds clearly identified in groups depending on medicinal... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2014
DaveAlx
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Kidderminster, United Kingdom
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24 Jul 2017
“Do not miss the medieval fête!”
8 Sep 2015
“Lovely woods, shame about the gardens”
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Just 20 minutes from Saumur, the Chevalerie de Sace is a medieval archaeological site where the ruins of an old fortified manor house can be admired. It belonged to Jehan Godin de Sace, a local lord whose power was closely linked to the noble...more
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Route des Champignons | Lieu-dit La Cave Peinte, 49650 Brain-sur-Allonnes, France
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+33 2 41 52 87 40
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Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

I am so sad to see negative reviews of this place when it is so lovingly and painstakingly run by volunteers. We were lucky enough to attend the 33rd medieval and it was absolutely wonderful for our 5 yo. Lots of games and things to...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

We stumbled across this place while walking in the woods trying to tire out a toddler. The signs say €1 entry, but it's actually €6 per adult. The lady we paid was lovely; but they had also run out of english leaflets. The medieval gardens...More

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Reviewed 1 October 2014

This herb garden is well laid out and the beds clearly identified in groups depending on medicinal use. It is in an interesting setting with some remains of an old chateau. There are tableaux with models of herb users--witches; cloth dyers; alchemists etc. Having said...More

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