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Chateau de Chaumont

Chaumont-sur-Loire, France
+33 2 54 51 26 26
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Small-Group Tour to Chambord, Chenonceau and lunch at a private chateau from...
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  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“loire river” (9 reviews)
“on display” (4 reviews)
“garden festival” (16 reviews)
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Chaumont-sur-Loire, France
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Reviewed 1 July 2013

You may think the title a bit trite but avoid the east entrance unless you want a long (and I mean long) uphill walk to the château. Go up the hill and park in the south car park which is much closer but did not...More

1  Thank Alex450212
Reviewed 24 September 2012

Chaumont, perched on a promontory 40 metres above the wild Loire, was constructed from 1465 on on the site of a much older 10th century fortress castle, that had been burned down by Louis XI in a reprisal for the actions of its owner Pierre...More

1  Thank Amore64
Reviewed 18 August 2012

We went to the Chateau de Chaumont for the festival of gardens, and was disappointed with what we saw. The flowers are dried up with dull colours. The displays showing the artists' subjects with metaphors using plants as a medium. The plus point is that...More

1  Thank pingbubb
Reviewed 3 July 2012

We went for the garden festival but also enjoyed the Chateau visit and the grounds of the chateau. Most of the gardens in the festival were good though there were one or two duds. I would definitely recommend the chateau and festival if you are...More

Thank artsman
Reviewed 6 June 2012

We visited this Chateau mainly because of the garden festival which is held there every summer. We were not disappointed. Although it was early days and the display gardens had not fully matured, they were a delight and well worth a visit. The Chateau itself...More

Thank bobijono
Reviewed 12 May 2012

It's a bit of a hike to get to it if the flower show is not on, but just to see the grounds and the exterior of this chateau is worth it. What was particularly fun about the interior is that besides the restored splendor,...More

1  Thank DennisandKarleen
Reviewed 2 May 2012

If you're a fan of Catherine Medici, you'll love this castle. This was her original home before she swindled to get Chenonceaux for herself. It's a really nice tour inside, and a great garden area out front as well that's worth a stroll. Benjamin Franklin...More

Thank TCairl
Reviewed 14 August 2011

This is actually three separate visits all in one, but you have to decide what ticket you want on arrival as there are different choices. The chateau itself: to be honest, a fairly standard affair, pretty with some nicely decorated rooms but not particularly awe-inspiring,...More

2  Thank DK1bunny
Reviewed 10 August 2011

Our favorite castle during our trip as it felt like all the castles we've pictures since kids from the fairy tales. Loved that it was high in a hill overlooking the river and that it isn't overcrowded with tourists, so you can feel the place...More

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sabrina_lane03
9 July 2016|
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Response from Robwithec | Reviewed this property |
Hi Sabrina, to be honest many of the chateaux are all fabulous. If you have not been before I would do the list you have in mind - you will be very happy with the variety. Villandry for the gardens, Chenonceux for the... More
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