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George Sand's House

Nr. D 943, 36400 Nohant-Vic, France
+33 2 54 31 06 04
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Insight into the past

My husband and I visited this famous french writer's house and indeed the region in July of this... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
wellsdorothy
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Bristol, United Kingdom
A romantic nostalgia of the Past

A well kept property of a famous literary genie who entertained so many famous artists of the... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2017
Lalo N
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George Sand’s house was built at the end of the XVIII century. The great woman writer spent her childhood at Nohant and wrote most of her works in the house, which retains the original furniture and decor. Site with the "Outstanding Garden" label. Open: > 2nd May to 30th June: from 9.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 6.30 p.m. > 1st July to 31st August: from 9.30 a.m. to 6.30 p.m. > 1st to 30th September and 1st to 30th April: from 10 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. > 1st October to 31st March: from 10 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Closed: > 1st January, 1st May, 1st November, 11th November and 25th December. Admission fees: Adults : 7,50 €; Concessions (18 to 25) = 4,50 €; Free admission: minors under 18*; Free admission: 18-25 years old* (citizens of one of the 27 countries of the EU or are non-European permanent residents of France) * excluding school groups
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Nr. D 943, 36400 Nohant-Vic, France
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

My husband and I visited this famous french writer's house and indeed the region in July of this year. The tour was very interesting and insightful into the life of an intriguing lady. The grounds were well kept and the weather was beautiful

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Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

A well kept property of a famous literary genie who entertained so many famous artists of the romantic 19th Century. One has to make a special trip through the beautiful prairies of the center of France to get there, and has to make a stop...More

Thank Lalo N
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I loved my visit to the house and Gardens but it would have been enhanced had I bought the English guide book first. Look at the inside flap to guide you round the exterior as we missed the family burial ground. Also highly recommend the...More

1  Thank rcat2014
Reviewed 8 April 2016

The location, house and contents is wonderful and provides a detailed insight to an intriguing and different female writer. An individual and women equal to anyone in her time. Be careful to put aside plenty of time for the house tour, they cover every aspect...More

2  Thank David G
Reviewed 4 March 2016

This charming house set in 6 hectares of historic gardens was the home of the great novelist George Sand ('Amantine Aurore Lucile Dupin). It is here that she wrote many of her books inspired by local legends. She entertained her many friends and lovers (the...More

2  Thank fleurann
Reviewed 19 January 2016

Great for fans of George Sand, but interesting even if you know nothing about the author. The house itself is in a beautiful setting and has nice gardens to explore, a great book/gift shop and a nice little café. One has to take a guided...More

1  Thank TraveljunkieRob
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Prepared our visit on the museums website to make sure to be there during opening hours (French like to take very long lunches, even during the height of the touristic season. Arriving there after a rather long drive, we were told the house can only...More

3  Thank Ivo2411
Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

The estate and the house are beautiful. Also the life story is impressive as a woman living in that time. The place felt calm and peaceful, lots of space to walk and wonder. Theres also a small bookstore and a place to drink or have...More

Thank Irani O
Reviewed 22 July 2015

With my love for the music of Frederic Chopin and also the writing of George Sand, I visited Nohant with my wife eighteen months ago. We travelled down from Chateauroux where we stayed at a charming B & B, by a daily bus that leaves...More

1  Thank Stuart H
Reviewed 7 April 2015

This house housed not only George Sand, but, at different times, Chopin, Balzac, Delacroix, and Flaubert, among others. It has been restored lovingly, and gives insight into the styles of her time, her familial history, and the uses of her wealth. She is buried on...More

2  Thank Ralphalpha
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Yes. Morning train from Paris Austerlitz to Châteauroux and buses to Nohant -Vic. And return in the afternoom. You can call. But there is not a lot of thing about Chopin in the house. Not even a piano because Playel used to... More
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Yes Châteauroux 12h15 Nohant 12h50 Nohant 18h05 Châteauroux 19h
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