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Unfortunately the chateau was closed when we were passing by. Looked like it was a good one. Had a... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2018
Guided tour is worth the visit

This castle has been much extended and renovated since the 19th century. In the Middle Ages it did... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2017
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Just 10 minutes’ drive from Annecy in the French Haute-Savoie, Domaine de Montrottier is a fairytale castle. Its rooms are home to a treasure trove of curiosities – a unique collection of weapons, Asian finery and ceramics. The gardens play host to...more
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60 Castle Road | Lovagny, 74330, Annecy, France
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Reviewed 25 July 2018

Its a bit of a walk to the top but well worth the climb. Take a look at the gardens. We were there on a beautiful sunny day so it looked fantastic.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Cecilia D
Reviewed 31 May 2018

This is a beautiful chateau about 10 miles from Annecy near Gorge fier. You can visit both places together as they are near each other..It costs about 8 euro and u can get a guided tour which helps to know the history of the place.You...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank ThomasUnitedKingdom
Reviewed 4 May 2018

Unfortunately the chateau was closed when we were passing by. Looked like it was a good one. Had a wander around the exterior parts that we could access anyway to soak it up a bit.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Harrison-F-Carter
Reviewed 23 February 2018

The Chateau de Montrottier Annecy Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes France is definately an impressive site, we toured the region on our grand voyage of every country circling the Alps in May. The lovely thing about travelling in Europe is the vast amount of history contained in a very...More

Date of experience: May 2017
3  Thank chickandbeast
Reviewed 30 August 2017

This castle has been much extended and renovated since the 19th century. In the Middle Ages it did not quite look like today. But anyway its dungeon offers great views from the top. As far as the museum, I strongly recommend the guided tour which...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank stism
Reviewed 23 August 2017

We visited here recently with friends after going to the beautiful Gorges du Fier. It has lovely exhibitions of wonderful artefacts from around the world. The views are amazing and we were told on a clear day you can see Mont Blanc We had a...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Lynn03
Reviewed 18 August 2017

We visited the chateau after a trip to the gorges. It's beautifully kept and has some interesting displays of lace and porcelain. Great views from the tower but the term "Dungeon" is a bit of a stretch! The management provides an english guide that helps.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Tsukiji
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Without a car getting to the Chateau and the Gorges can be tricky. So we, in our limited French, ordered a taxi. First we went to the Gorges, then we walked UP to the Chateau, about 15 minutes. Probably would have been easier to do...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank JDH_AustinTx
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Located just 10km off Annecy, the Chateau de Montrottier stands out magnificently when you approach it by car. There is plenty of parking available and you will most surely find a lot directly in front of the entrance. Even though we visited in the midst...More

Date of experience: August 2017
3  Thank Ventuio
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Nice and compact little chateau. Easy to visit . Nice view to and from the castel. Pitoresc area to have a little wallk around.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank AlexLovinger
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