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Chateau d'Aulteribe

Chateau D Auteribe, 63120 Sermentizon, France
+33 4 73 53 14 55
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The signage leading to this Castle is deficient to say the least. Guided visits only and none too... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2017
MILOUW
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New York City, New York
Be aware...

We visited on a rainy August day, in the height of the holiday season. Having driven 40 minutes to... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2015
chiefcorrespondent
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The Château d’Aulteribe is acknowledged as one of the best and most sumptuously furnished noble residences in France. It features some superb works of art such as the portrait of Cardinal Richelieu by Philippe de Champaigne, Flemish and Aubusson tapestries, porcelain etc. The furniture collection includes pieces by the finest cabinet - makers of the 17th and 18th century. This tradition is kept alive at the Château d’Aulteribe today in the workshops which train cabinetmakers and restore items from the collection. The new display highlights the Château’s finest pieces and visitors can wander freely through the rooms for a more intimate encounter with the spirit of Aulteribe. Open: > 15th May to 15th September: from 10 a.m. to noon and from 2 p.m. to 6.30 p.m. > 16th September to 14th May: from 10 a.m. to noon and from 2 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. Closed: > Mondays from 16 September to 14 May. > 1st January, 1st May, 1st November, 11th November and 25th December. Admission fees: Adults : 7,50 €; Concessions (18 to 25) = 4,50 €; Free admission: minors under 18*; Free admission: 18-25 years old* (citizens of one of the 27 countries of the EU or are non-European permanent residents of France) * excluding school groups
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12 Aug 2017
“Hard to find”
24 Aug 2015
“Be aware...”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Chateau D Auteribe, 63120 Sermentizon, France
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+33 4 73 53 14 55
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

The signage leading to this Castle is deficient to say the least. Guided visits only and none too frequent at that. Inside there are some paintings of interest along with furnishings. The castle belongs to the Monuments Historiques and should be better managed. Not on...More

Thank MILOUW
Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

We visited on a rainy August day, in the height of the holiday season. Having driven 40 minutes to somewhere that is advertised as being open every day in the morning and afternoon, we were turned away at 11AM. The issue? You must join a...More

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Reviewed 18 February 2015

Hadn't expected to come here but our hosts at the Manoir de Manantie suggested it and so we took their advice. There are many different chateaux, and sometimes it feels like you've been before, but Aulteribe truly has a remarkable collection of furnishings as though...More

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Reviewed 27 September 2014

The Château d'Aulteribe is located in the Puy-de-Dôme département of the Auvergne in central France. Constructed in the Moyen Âge (middle ages), it was bequeathed to the state by its last owner in 1954 and is listed as a monument historique. For a €7,50 entry...More

1  Thank EllaDexter
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