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Chateau de Chalucet

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Address: 87260 Saint-Jean-Ligoure, France
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+33 5 55 00 96 55

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Free, 11th and 13th century ruins

It is very interesting to see an 11th century tower next to a 13th century tower. Much more of the site is closed off than I would prefer. You don't get to wander in the ruins... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2016
Columbus, Ohio
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Columbus, Ohio
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Reviewed 5 September 2016

It is very interesting to see an 11th century tower next to a 13th century tower. Much more of the site is closed off than I would prefer. You don't get to wander in the ruins much, but the place is free. You do get to climb to the top of the 11th century tower on a metal staircase. Mostly... More 

Thank Ivebeeneverywhere99
Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2016

Went here with the family, beautiful place really peaceful take a packed ouch lots of picnic places along the river side. You can go for a lovely walk along the river bank after you have walked up the hillside 🤗

Thank Lou65a
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Reviewed 16 February 2016

Bit of a hilly climb but if you like historical ruins it's worth it, this is full of history. It would help if you did a bit of research before.

1 Thank BarbaraLilian D
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Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

Wrong address ist nearby Saint-Jean-Ligoure 20km from Limoges Very nice, beautiful nature and castle ruins

1 Thank Pieter M
Rugby, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 12 July 2014

Ideal location, on top of a steep hill to help walk off some of the over indulgence at Moulin de la Gorce !

2 Thank Phil D
Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 September 2013 via mobile

This hugh fortification was undergoing further restoration. Linked to Richard I and many French noble families. A lot of stonework to see. It was well worth an hours diversion for the those interested in medieval history and castles. Much better than Chalus, where Coeur de Lyons was shot!

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