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Chateau de Gavaudun

le Bourg, 47150 Gavaudun, Monflanquin, France
+33 5 53 40 04 16
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Treasure hunt

Discover this medieval Castle with children doing a treasure hunt! Starting age 10 and adults: book... read more

Reviewed yesterday
claire m
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Lille, France
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Looks fantastic

When we drove round the corner it was very impressive. The village is nice, I guess it is very... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
English_gardener123
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Devon, United Kingdom
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Heretical point of reference at the XI°century, rebuild during the XIII°century, the Castle of Gavaudun, of daring conception, has a remarkable defending system appropriate to the site( entrance cut into the rock, curtains crowning the spur, donjon with 6 levels reaching at height of 70 meters, arrow with double cross,...).
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“village” (2 reviews)
“chateau” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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le Bourg, 47150 Gavaudun, Monflanquin, France
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Discover this medieval Castle with children doing a treasure hunt! Starting age 10 and adults: book ahead to climb down the 43m dungeon ! Other activities on certain Times here too. It is also a theatrical scene for plays some evenings. Accessibility is not for...More

Thank claire m
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

When we drove round the corner it was very impressive. The village is nice, I guess it is very busy in August, just one other family in the Chateaux when we were there in the middle of September. Great view, as others have said wear...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

In an area surrounded by castles it's hard to stand out but this castle manages that. Once you've gone through the unique entrance the castle's seems a bit of a let down, but it's not. Once you enter the donjon you get to see an...More

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Reviewed 5 September 2017

This chateau is known for its defending system - like the entrance is cut into the rock . Rebuilt in the thierteen century having great defending system for the height . The historical place also gives you a glimpse into the times . The entree...More

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Château G, Responsable réception at Chateau de Gavaudun, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Thankyou for your kind comments. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your time at Gavaudun. We have an english receptionnist that works in the castle, she sadly couldn't of been there when you visited. We have audio and written guides in english so...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

This castle is amazing. It's really beautiful and breathtaking ! It's well-maintained and there is a lot to see there. We can easily imagine the medieval life and how it was, it's a nice visit to do in family, it worth paying the entrance ticket...More

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Reviewed 13 July 2017

This chateau is almost exclusively a military site and as such is well worth viewing for the design and structure of the defenses. The audio kit is also quite comprehensive and well worth listening to .

Thank John_Wantage
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Reviewed 25 July 2016

Came here by chance. The place is overlooked by Michelin guides, in my opinion. The castle is impressive and really worth a visit.

Thank sergej s
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Reviewed 13 July 2016

Really interesting history, really friendly welcome, parts of castle very well preserved - great way to spend a couple of hours or so, especially if the children do the treasure hunt..

Thank LordLukethe3rd
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Reviewed 3 May 2016

Not a recent visit. I visited with my wife and my Mum when she was over on holiday. It is an interesting Castle to visit, with a very high tower.

Thank Bradders2175
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Reviewed 25 February 2016

If you enjoy climbing around ancient ruins then this castle is worth a visit, the view from the top is spectacular.

Thank 949cate
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