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Chateau de Ripaille, jardins, vignobles

83, avenue de Ripaille, 74200 Thonon-les-Bains, France
+33 4 50 26 64 44
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A fully guided tour

One of the groups I belong to organized a visit to the Chateau. It was certainly worth it. We had... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2017
Gerald U
Troinex, Switzerland
Really interesting visit

This was our first castle visit in the region so, of course, the historical fact were really... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2016
Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
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83, avenue de Ripaille, 74200 Thonon-les-Bains, France
+33 4 50 26 64 44
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Reviewed 6 April 2017

One of the groups I belong to organized a visit to the Chateau. It was certainly worth it. We had an excellent guide who showed us around the grounds, the chateau as well as certain things which are not necessarily open to the public. The...More

Thank Gerald U
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

This was our first castle visit in the region so, of course, the historical fact were really interesting. The castle is amazingly in good shape for the age.

Thank Ludo-Owen
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

This Chateau looks very impressive from the road & as you enter the courtyard. A very interesting tale about a poor unfortunate monk & his death makes me feel that this tour holds a lot of promise. Sadly it didn't excite me any further. There...More

Thank SteppingOutWithMaggie
Reviewed 14 July 2016

They do a great job of showcasing this castle rebuilt by a textile magnate. Do not miss the short movie, it is probably the best part of the visit - that and the views over the lake and the mountains all around. Don't miss the...More

Thank Nick S
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Historical castle of the Dukes of Savoie. The interior of the castle and the gardens can be visited individually. The visit can be complemented with a walk through the vineyards as well as the forest. A restaurant in the castle is offering one menu and...More

Thank Kris S
Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

During our annual ski holiday nearby we decided to have a break. The castel was selected and we tried to arrange access by phone. Not so easy but stay tuned it is well worth the effort. A guide is recommended indeed as others already found....More

Thank H S
Reviewed 9 October 2015

absoluetly stunning place and views are spectacular. great wee walk around with the history of the place on placs (in 4 different languages including English)

Thank VM1907
Reviewed 21 August 2015

very nice to walk around the castle.to see the gardens. in site not so much to see very expensive.only the peoples who likes to see old castles.

1  Thank Liviu L
Reviewed 17 June 2015

Many have not heard of the old Kingdom of Savoy, which was based in Turin and covered modern Savoie and the North of Italy. One King was a monk, and based his capital at this monastery which became a fantastic chateau. Their white wine is...More

1  Thank RobertMBE2014
Reviewed 3 June 2015

I enjoyed visiting the Chateau and sampling some of their wines. I was glad to see where my favourite wine for a fondue or Raclette was originating from. It was great to hear how many bottles the SAQ buys every year. The Chateau is very...More

Thank Guillaumeleconqueran
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