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Chateau de Balleroy

14490 Balleroy, France
+33 2 31 21 06 76
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14490 Balleroy, France
+33 2 31 21 06 76
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Reviewed yesterday

Firstly I should admit we didn't go inside the Chateau. We prefer to spend time in the wonderful grounds that often accompany these sorts of places. And to view the buildings from outside. There is plenty of parking opposite the chateau in the town (free)...More

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 6 days ago

A historic castle in my opinion desacrated by Forbes. If you are rich enough to buy a castle restore it in it's former glory and use those materials which will bring back the splendor of former days. You can see that, beside the garden, that...More

Thank MVRC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Chateau and ballon museum are well worth a few hours viewing. There is also a beautiful old church to pop into.

Thank tony b
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Easily reached from Bayeux and the landing sites, this early 17th C. chateau had fallen into disrepair when Malcolm Forbes bought it and restored the property. The Forbes family still owns it and they stay there occasionally. You can only access it via a very...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 23 October 2016

The people, the Chateau ( Hunting Lodge ), the park walk, and the Balloon museum are unique as far as French Chateau's go. The historical story of the Chateau, interlaced with the Balloon museum, with a not to be missed film, and the park walks...More

1  Thank Paul K
Reviewed 16 October 2016

The tour guide was wonderful and informative. I loved seeing the inside of this chateau with all its history

Thank Sharon W
Reviewed 14 September 2016

A beautiful chateau, with an entertaining guided tour. A small cafe sells drinks but no food, although you can bring in your own if you wish.

Thank Caroline C
Reviewed 26 August 2016

I gave this place three stars for two main reasons: The pictures are deceptive. The Chateau is actually quite small. You are not allowed to take pictures inside as this is a personal home of the Forbes family. The second reason is that if the...More

1  Thank Nalini R
Reviewed 11 August 2016

The Chateau de Bellroy is a great place to visit because it is interesting on a number of levels. The history of the chateau; the beautiful grounds; the sublime symmetry in the architectural design; the sensitive restoration and of course the interest in balloons and...More

Thank SimonF_1964
Reviewed 31 July 2016

We stopped here on our free day of tooling around the French countryside after visiting the American Cemetery. The view of the chateau is impressive on the outside and worth the visit even for the history. While listening to our guide which the tour was...More

Thank travelbugdfw
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