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Palais de Compiegne

Place du General de gaulle, 60200, Compiegne, France
+33 3 44 38 47 00
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Surprisingly nice

I didn’t expect much from this palace as there are so many in France, of course I changed my mind... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sulamita H
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Beautiful castle in a charming town!

One of my favourite trips out of Paris was to Compiegne. There is such a cute little downtown area... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Melanie C
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Milton, Canada
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  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
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“rose garden” (7 reviews)
“car museum” (7 reviews)
“tea room” (4 reviews)
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Place du General de gaulle, 60200, Compiegne, France
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+33 3 44 38 47 00
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"emperor napoleon"
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"sunny day"
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"french history"
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"worth a visit"
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"marie antoinette"
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"royal apartments"
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"impressive building"
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"walk around"
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"tea house"
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"historic town"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I didn’t expect much from this palace as there are so many in France, of course I changed my mind, it is very nice inside and the garden is also beautiful when you have good weather, I do recommend a visit, the car museum inside...More

Thank Sulamita H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of my favourite trips out of Paris was to Compiegne. There is such a cute little downtown area right by the castle. The castle wasn’t busy and I felt like we almost had it to ourselves! It’s a beautiful castle with gorgeous gardens. We...More

Thank Melanie C
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Reviewed 2 June 2018

It is not as magnificent as Versailles but it is, in my opinion, a better alternative to Versailles if you want to spend some quality time without the crowds of Versailles. It is true that the Palace has been rebuilt and the old furniture is...More

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Reviewed 20 May 2018

This building had been rebuilt many times. All original furniture is gone. Nice park and rose garden.

Thank Mark D
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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Beautiful grounds for a stroll. Enjoyable museum both for the living quarters of emperor and empress as well as the attached wagon/early car museum.

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Reviewed 4 May 2018

Another palace! I became aware of its location after visiting the Compiegne City Hall office of Tourism so I decided to visit after my primary visit of the Armistice Museum. I spent just over an hour and it was worthwhile. I knew nothing about the...More

Thank Tom D
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Only visited the outside of building during the start of the Paris Roubaix, very impressive building and grounds.

Thank Bryanmhunter
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Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

For those of us that like vehicles there’s a museum of old sleighs, carriages and even some early motors. Very interesting but unfortunately badly presented.

Thank funnyguyxyz
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

Not even remotely crowded - sumptuous furnishings in a lovely Palais. Interesting in context with others such as Fontainebleau or Versailles although not nearly s “Grand”. Gardens and surrounding forest particularly lovely. Easy train ride out (45 minutes).

Thank Eliz R
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Reviewed 27 September 2017

Struggled, but eventually found a disabled parking space in the square in front of the palace. They are not very well marked and you have to really look for them. There is a lift up to the first floor (look for the PMR sign). They...More

Thank jrh2812
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