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Interesting history of the Clews

Enjoyed the walks around the property and the different views of the sea. Found Henry’s sculptures... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2018
Emar B
Penrith, United Kingdom
Impressive story, beautiful castle and garden at sea.

Visited the garden in 2015 and wanted tom come back to see the chateau and listen to the story. Did... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2018
The Hague, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 8 November 2018

Enjoyed the walks around the property and the different views of the sea. Found Henry’s sculptures interesting Loved the carved doors The talk was in French but he answered my questions in English

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Emar B
Reviewed 27 October 2018

Visited the garden in 2015 and wanted tom come back to see the chateau and listen to the story. Did it in 2018. Wonderful peace of Paradise, the story of Marie and Henry is wonderful. They still are present in the tower and can escape,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bert_de_groot
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

We visited today after staying in Mandelieu la Napoule for the past 10 days. It is a beautiful Chateau and well worth seeing. Unfortunately we were short on cash and couldn't pay entry fee with our card, so we looked around the gardens which were...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

I am staying here for a month. Not in the Chateau, but the villa next to it. But some other residents who are part of this art program stay there and work. I too have my breakfast and dinner from there. The Chateau is an...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Premjish
Reviewed 13 December 2017

Henry Clews was not a name that came easily to me but his legacy warrants further investigation.The grounds & buildings are fabulous to see , unfortunately it was out of season so couldn't do a tour but I did get to appreciate his sculptures and...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

There was a film-showing that told the story behind the place and the people behind it. It had English subtitles. It was helpful to understand its history and relevance of structures around. The garden and the sculptures around are lovely and worth-seeing. It may bore...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank MZed084
Reviewed 16 August 2017

If you are around La Napoule/Mandelieu/Théoule (all quite near Cannes), you must visit this very special chateau. A lifetime achievment by the excentric - and rich - artist Henry Clews in the beginning of last century. Built on old parts of a medieval castle, he...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Vierdank
Reviewed 26 July 2017

I did not buy a pass to go into the chateau, just went to the gardens and had a drink at the cafe. The gardens were gorgeous, with placards that told the history of the place in both French and English. They were accompanied with...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank ktgsteele
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Was an interesting place and all speak English which is very helpful. Interesting and educational. Amazing photography features

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Sebastian L
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

It's really worth wile your time. So take your time for a stroll 🚶 and enjoy the garden with the stunning ocean 🌊 view.

Date of experience: July 2017
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14 January 2015|
Response from 930elizai | Reviewed this property |
My boyfriend and I were in the South of France last September and we wanted to take a wine tour as well, though in the end we didn't as there were no more places available. From my research, I didn't find any wine tours by... More