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Chateau de Saint-Germain-de-Livet

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Great visit to interesting and beautiful site

Intersting 15th and 16th Century architecture, up dated at various times, fortified home with... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Tony N

One of the most beautiful Castle I've been visiting in France, rich in history, it did help that... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2018
Mason L
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

Intersting 15th and 16th Century architecture, up dated at various times, fortified home with moat, clearly designed for non aristicratic family to show off their wealth. Chequer patterned exterior walls with glazed bricks invred and green a sure sign of swank!. Guide Guillaume very well...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Tony N
Reviewed 24 April 2018

One of the most beautiful Castle I've been visiting in France, rich in history, it did help that the guide, Guillaume (It's French for William ... like William the Conqueror, how apt for a guide in Normandy), was very interesting, extremely good looking and über...More

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank Mason L
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Half an hour from Villerville we felt this would be a good morning's sightseeing. We arrived at 1045 to find it does not open until 1100 (websites suggest 1000). We paid for our entry and we were told the guide could provide an English translation...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

We were lucky to be in the area on the first Sunday of the month so were able to visit for free. There is a car park very near that also has picnic benches in it and that is free. It is a very attractive...More

Date of experience: September 2016
3  Thank swift-simba
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Lovely small garden and mote. Entrance fee and tour. Tour in English about 3/4 hour. Amazing residence inside and out. Parking outside and cafe next door.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 17 June 2016

A wonderful place where you feel happy. Thanks to an excellent guide that makes you fall in love with the family who lived here. Walking through the garden among swans and peacocks it's something not to be missed

Date of experience: June 2016
2  Thank BogdanS677
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Located in lovely Normandy countryside, this is quite a small chateau but nonetheless quite interesting.

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Keggers2014
Reviewed 18 August 2015

We really like visiting any chateau in France and this one was brilliant. Although our tour guide spoken mainly in french as all the other people visiting with us were french. But we were given an english guide sheet and she answered any questions we...More

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank LordNoddy
Reviewed 12 August 2015

We were staying in St Germain for a week and couldn't miss visiting the chateau. It is a little gem. Unfortunately we couldnt go inside as it is not wheelchair accessible. The grounds are open though and, whilst small, offer some beautiful views of the...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Caraddoc
Reviewed 6 August 2015 via mobile

Very pleasant surprise here as the chateau is a great combination of history and stylish period appointments. Built and modified over many generations and owners, this is well worth a visit. Park like setting out in the country. Guided tour gives you a wealth of...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Anita D
2 May 2015|
Response from ZbigniewSle |
Opening times From 02/01/2016 in 31/12/2016 From 02/01/2016 in 31/03/2016 14:00-17:00 Open on weekends only. Guided visits every hour. Closing : Monday - Tuesday - Wednesday - Thursday - Friday From 01/04/2016 in... More
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