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Great place to visit for all the family

We stopped off on our way to the ferry home and weren't disappointed at all. It had been... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2018
nacers1975
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Croydon, United Kingdom
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Went on a rainy day but well worth it. The history of this chateau is quite amazing. The grounds... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Dond W
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UNE FORTERESSE IMPRENABLE ! Chef d’oeuvre d’architecture militaire médiévale, Pirou est l’un des plus anciens châteaux forts normands, parmi les mieux conservés grâce à la remarquable restauration initiée depuis 1966 par l’abbé Marcel LELÉGARD...more
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1 le Chateau | Fondation Abbaye de La Lucerne d'Outremer, 50770 Pirou, France
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Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

We stopped off on our way to the ferry home and weren't disappointed at all. It had been recommended by a colleague and Chateau Fort Pirou didn't disappoint at all. This stunning Chateau Fort is being lovingly restored and the work done so far is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank nacers1975
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Went on a rainy day but well worth it. The history of this chateau is quite amazing. The grounds and chateau in great condition and ONLY 9 euros. I will go back again. So should you

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Dond W
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Thank you to the hosts for welcoming us in our own language! That was an extra surporise. The information book was also in Dutch which was helpful. It's a very nice fort/castle to visit in a nice area. We got to experience some things we...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 16 June 2018

A delightful place, lots to see. We particularly liked climbing up to roof level. Super views. Lots of other information available, a fascinating experience

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 23 July 2017

This was a very interesting ruined chateau. Restoration started in 1966.Well worth reading the legend of the Pirou Geese. In one of the outbuildings there is the Pirou tapestry exhibition.A labour of love. As usual this Chateau closes between 12.00 and 14.00. This Chateau is...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank jane b
Reviewed 2 May 2017

A real gem hidden away. We have a fantastic tour round of this little fortress including a wall walk. You are free to roam anywhere and there was a lovely lady in the reception / small shop. Its a bit off the beaten track, but...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Peter H
Reviewed 2 January 2017

This lovely moated castle is a good afternoon out for kids of all ages, we have taken 5 year olds and an 83 year old lady. Printed information about the castle is available in English to take with you on your explore around the site....More

Date of experience: December 2016
3  Thank Edward P
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Spent a bit of time at this lovely renovated Chateau dating back to the 12 century. Only costs 3 euros each to get in and parking is free. You can look in most of the chateau including where they used to press the apples to...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank JOHNHEPPENSTALL
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Fab old fort with good quality english guide to take around with you. Grounds, outbuildings with tapestry and then castle access all meant a fun trip and plenty of opportunities to brush up on your history of the area

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Stagandhenmanchester
Reviewed 6 July 2016

The chateau fort (a mixture of castle and fortified Manor House) dates from the 11th century up to 17th century, so it's a mixture of thick walls, battlements (which you can walk along from towers, great views to the sea and Jersey on a good...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Response from Dond W | Reviewed this property |
It is closed between November 5th and December 21st inclusively
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I don't know the answer to this - but why don't you email them and ask for yourself? I tried to put their email address on, but it's not permitted. Just Google 'Chateau fort de Pirou', go to the Contacts page and copy the... More
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