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About
Deep in the forests of northern Burgundy, a team of master-builders is building a C13th castle from scratch.
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Departementale 955, 89520 Treigny, France
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+33 3 86 45 66 66
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This medieval castle reproduction is like most in the middle age, a fort and the only one of its kind. Visiting this site, you go back in time. You can see the workers and engage in conversation about what they are doing. Nothing better than...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had such a good day here wandering through medieval life. The sheer scale of the project (and the glorious madness of those involved) is awe-inspiring. I wish we has something like this in Wales. I cant agree with other anglophone reviewers that there is...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having seen this on TV, we were very keen to visit, and we were not disappointed. The site itself is fascinating, and there is so much to investigate and discover. Our two negatives would be it is very much geared to french, even though there...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is busy so get there early. We had to queue for a while to get in but it was worth it. Having seen this on the TV with the Edwardian Farm presenters lending a hand we were surprised at how much has been...More

Thank Pauline S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I hear a lot about it. Some doubts about how it may exist to certain points. Then just amazed by what I saw. You had to understand the commencing point of this project. 2 heads : the entrepreneur already castle owner and the historical researcher....More

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Reviewed 5 September 2018

What a fun place to visit. A great history lesson to learn and see people in action building a castle using techniques from the 12th century. As an engineer by degree, I was truly impressed with how they built lifts and transfer mechanisms onsite (again...More

Thank Jeff C
Reviewed 3 September 2018

This was a wonderful experience. Seeing and learning how a castle is built with the means and tools workmen used during the middle ages ! Great ! Take a guided tour, you'll learn a lot

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Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Hubby and I took our 2 boys, 12 and 14 to Europe for the first time. This was our 7th day. They enjoyed the demonstrations (especially rope making and blacksmith) and really liked learning about the construction and engineering involved. We participated in the stone...More

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Reviewed 18 August 2018

This is a truly unique tourist attraction, that is well worth visiting. For my son, Guedelon brought Medieval history to life. For me, the chance to see all of the professions involved in the construction of a Medieval castle was fascinating. I enjoyed the freedom...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2018

This is a place that makes history real for kids. It was really great for them to explore and see the 13th century craftspeople, tools and techniques in action. We caught the Alchemist’s demonstration (kind of a magic show), which was very comical and a...More

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Tanysha H
13 January 2017|
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Response from TeamGuedelon | Property representative |
Hi Tanysha, Thank you for your interest in Guédelon; we look forward to welcoming you later this year! Guédelon is in the middle of a forest, 6 km from the nearest villages. There is no public transport to the site... More
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Jaye A
7 November 2016|
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Response from TeamGuedelon | Property representative |
Hi Jaye, Thank you for your interest in our castle-building project! Guédelon will reopen on March 20th 2017; there is no building work during the winter months. Guédelon offers working holidays and courses for members of... More
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271barbaras
21 August 2016|
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Response from Har45 | Reviewed this property |
It was a bit rainy the day we visited which meant that not all the demonstrations were taking place. We watched the blacksmiths for about half an hour and then moved to the castle that you walk through on your own. After... More
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