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Chateau de Chenonceau

37150 Chenonceaux, France
+33 2 47 23 90 07
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Beautiful country villa surrounded by a moat and inspired by the Italian Renaissance.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“the river” (497 reviews)
“loire valley” (380 reviews)
“audio guide” (170 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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37150 Chenonceaux, France
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+33 2 47 23 90 07
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Reviewed 2 days ago

First, you pay 13 € to visit the castle and the gardens. It isn't possible just to visit the outside and look at it. The crowds of people are overwhelming. If you can, and most tourists can't, do visit in the winter. You buy your...More

Thank Ray V
Reviewed 3 days ago

Chenonceau …………… now heres a real beauty – graceful and decorative from the outside – genteel and femininely charming within. Not surprising perhaps when one discovers that this elegant edifice had both in its design and its history a major female input. The very first...More

Thank Maria N
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We have visited many times in all of the four seasons. This time it was August and well over 100 degrees and it was crowded. Very crowded. Nevertheless, with boating on the moat, great for taking photos of this architectural beauty followed by an expensive...More

Thank cocoBramhall
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Excellent. This was such a good combination of beauty, imagination, history and accessibility. Very nice 90 minutes. Not the overwhelming grandeur of Chambord nor the crowds that made it a challenge to get through. The audio guide was perfect, and contributed to a great experience....More

Thank Steve O
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a honeypot for tourists as it a very photogenic chateau with lots to see and do. The audio tour is good although you are joining hundreds of others. The gardens both flower and vegetable are beautiful and extensive and you spend as much...More

Thank DangelaBarry
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Even though the car park was pretty full early afternoon, once in the grounds and chateau it didn't feel crowded. It is such a beautiful chateau. Had a pot of tea and the chefs lemon meringue tart sat outside the orangery ... lovely location but...More

Thank Avocettoo
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Wife had never seen a proper "Chateau" so we did a small diversion to Chenonceaux. Well picturesque or what, think german castles are fairytale, pay this one a visit! When i visited it about 40 years ago just the ground floor was open with nothing...More

Thank petercwilby
Reviewed 1 week ago

Chenonceaux was one of a couple of chateaux that we visited while in the Loire Valley, and by far our favorite. There is a TON invested in the care and upkeep of this spectacular property, and it shows. They have done an incredible job preserving...More

Thank alitaedelman
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was not on our planned schedule but decided we could not pass it up. I am so happy that we visited. It was very busy and we really needed more time. I recommend the audio guide. The rooms are complete and authentic. My favorite...More

Thank Marie C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing Chateau, quite unbelievable gardens, almost more unbelievable vegetable gardens, huge grounds to wander. Worth the price of admission. Would recommend the audio tour.

Thank JStentz
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StephanieWcalgary
15 May 2017|
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Response from TravelBuff97 | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately, the Chateau is deep within the park, so getting any sort of decent pictures is impossible. I would estimate the distance between the ticket booth and the Chateau to be at least 1/4 mile, if not 1/2 mile. I... More
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Catherine D
18 March 2017|
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Response from Nathaly C | Reviewed this property |
it's just a headphone guided kind of your which you can purchase seperatly.
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BilaShaka70
8 January 2017|
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Response from TravelBuff97 | Reviewed this property |
We paid $13 Euro in May 2017 without the audio guide.
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