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Chateau de Saumur

49400, Saumur, France
+33 2 41 40 24 40
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Best view over Saumur

We hadn't visited this chateau for many years, so it was good to go back. It's within walking... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Cornwall, United Kingdom
Pay extra for the Belvedere!

We stayed in Saumur for a week so obviously had to take a trip to the Chateau. It was an... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
London, United Kingdom
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A picturesque country villa made famous in the illustrations of Duc de Berry's Book of Hours.
  • Excellent19%
  • Very good43%
  • Average29%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
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49400, Saumur, France
+33 2 41 40 24 40
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We hadn't visited this chateau for many years, so it was good to go back. It's within walking distance from the town, just a steep climb! But it's easy enough to drive up and park the car right outside. We were lucky to have a...More

Thank KernowTravellers10
Reviewed 6 days ago

We stayed in Saumur for a week so obviously had to take a trip to the Chateau. It was an interesting enough castle with a few things to see in the rooms, but we paid a little extra (only a couple of euros each) for...More

Thank KatyM3094
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this Chateau recently during an overnight stay in Saumur but unfortunately the Chateau was closed on the day. It was a long and demanding walk up some hills to get to the Chateau but the view were studding once we arrived there. We...More

Thank westerntravelerah
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Chateau de Saumur is within easy walking distance from Saumur centre and well worth the effort. The views over the town and Loire are fantastic. We were lucky enough to join a tour giving the history of the area, the chateau and the family -...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Standing on a prominent hill overlooking the town, this château continues to improve and become an excellent tourist visit. The views of the town of Saumur are fantastic as is the view of the Loire river.

Thank Merlin_de_Manaus
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Note: The Chateau closed 1-2 for lunch and reduction only apply to students and not elders. Located on a hilltop above the town with stunning views over the river this imposing Chateau has gone through many transitions. The price is about 6Euros each and you...More

Thank ESVincent
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A typical fairy tale romantic chateau looking down on the lovely town of Saumur and the Loire. A lot of restoration work is currently being undertaken.

Thank Jan T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A stupendous place if, like me, you like Medieval castles. I was less interested in the plates and stuff exhibited in the rooms, but they might be the highlight of another's trip.

Thank 910caroline
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

A nice stop an impressive building walk up. The architecture is medical and lime stone the view is out over the river Loire. You can get a great sense of early life.

Thank scott t
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

The Chateaux coyld almost be out if a Disney set and is worth the walk ip the hill to see. The guide spoke good English and the tour lasted 30 mins followed by free time to explore. There is a museum on site and a...More

Thank dr7575
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17 May 2015|
Response from jburrow |
200metres from entrance, on top of hill