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Fascinating Donjon in splendid location.

Ballon is a fascinating small town dominated by this donjon with fabulous views over surrounding... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2016
John P
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Melbourne, Australia
A delight for lovers of gardens and historical sites alike

The Donjon dominates the skyline for miles from the North and West. The directions to its entrance... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2016
Stephen A
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Stoke Mandeville, United Kingdom
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10 Dec 2016
“Fascinating Donjon in splendid location.”
24 Aug 2016
“A delight for lovers of gardens and historical sites alike”
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| Route du Chateau, 72290 Ballon, France
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Reviewed 11 December 2016

Ballon is a fascinating small town dominated by this donjon with fabulous views over surrounding country, thus its construction in this location. It has extensive gardens though most of this was not in flower at the time of our visit. Fortunately this doesn't have much...More

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e g, Manager at Donjon de Ballon, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2016

Thanks a lot John for your review. Glad you liked it. It is always a pleasure to welcome our Aussies friend after such a long journey from the antipod. Come back whenever you want, in particular in May and June to see more flowers. All...More

Reviewed 24 August 2016

The Donjon dominates the skyline for miles from the North and West. The directions to its entrance can be misleading from the car, so park in the square in Ballon, and walk to the castle. For us, the gardens were the main attraction, with plenty...More

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e g, Manager at Donjon de Ballon, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2016

Dear Stephen, we are glad you and your family liked it and thanks a lot for your kind review. You should come back in May or June when Old Roses, Peonies and botanical fruit trees are blossoming. July till Mid-August the interior of the Keep...More

Reviewed 7 June 2015 via mobile

Beautiful garden and very friendly owners. This place is worth a detour if you enjoy flowers and visiting an old castle.

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