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Well worth a visit

If you are in Sarlet you should visit. Pick up a guide in your language and just stroll around the... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
Darnac, France
An example of just how much you can get into one room!

I did enjoy it, really I did but to say it was crammed full, every single room of it, was an... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2018
Ann W
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Place du Marche aux Oies, 24200, Sarlat-la-Caneda, France
+33 5 53 28 70 55
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great little manor house with lovely items intact and looking as though the Lord and lady just went to church. Fantastic items of curiosity. When in Sarlat, make a visit. It takes about 40 mins.

Thank Ed T
Reviewed 12 August 2018

We enjoyed spending an hour in this old mansion that looks as though the owners just went out to church. All furniture is in perfect state and one really gets a feel of what life was like in the olden days

Thank qqtt
Reviewed 23 July 2018

If you are in Sarlet you should visit. Pick up a guide in your language and just stroll around the house. Very relaxed and informative.

Thank Puzzlecombe
Reviewed 22 June 2018

I did enjoy it, really I did but to say it was crammed full, every single room of it, was an understatement! I did so wish that more of the paintings had names on them so you knew who they were. The furniture was fascinating...More

Thank Ann W
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Great history, lots of artifacts, great accessible location. Overall, an excellent introduction to noble medieval life in Sarlat.

Thank montanapescado
Reviewed 11 May 2018

There is rich collection of artifacts and comments in writing for English speakers. You go on your own and nobody, even fellow visitors will interrupt your thoughts...

1  Thank Milla_S_T
Reviewed 25 April 2018

A home since the 13th century wth decorations from then until the maybe the 17th century. Written guide book in English is available and well done. You are allowed into the rooms to see things close up, unlike many other historic homes where you view...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2018

I really enjoyed walking thru this place, BUT the current owner has put so much stuff into the rooms I found it distracting. Just too many things, in Fact our hotel in a building of the same vintage was done better.More

Thank mitch w
Amandine U, Responsable réception at Manoir de Gisson, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

Good evening, Your message has been read with a lot of attention and we regret that you had not been delighted for your visit of the Mansion. In the richness and the rarity of this single place, Period furnitures and collected objects of the Cabinet...More

Reviewed 28 September 2017

Our hostess recommended this place for us and we found it quite charming. A pleasant relief from stuffy museums, the most interesting was the recreation of the "curiosity rooms" with interesting finds from all over the world.

Thank currie5
Reviewed 28 September 2017

From the outside this looks like a pretty insignificant building, but once inside - wow! It shows how the other half lived. The rooms are packed full of interesting things, furniture etc.

Thank Edna080
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