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very nice gardens but chateau usually closed

we took public bus from cherbourg to chateau stop. then 20-25 min walk , mostly sl downhill to... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2018
Lakeland, Florida
Beautiful place for a walk

We visited here on a cold March day. The castle and gardens are very beautiful and it is a lovely... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2018
Dublin, Ireland
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avenue du Chateau | Route Départementale 322, 50110 Tourlaville, Cherbourg-en-Cotentin, France
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Reviewed 17 May 2018

we took public bus from cherbourg to chateau stop. then 20-25 min walk , mostly sl downhill to chateau. few signs so need to ask directions. gardens and ponds worth a stroll and relaxing seat. unfortunately, chateau closed most of year. taxi back to town...More

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Reviewed 22 March 2018

We visited here on a cold March day. The castle and gardens are very beautiful and it is a lovely place for a walk. I'm not sure if you can get into the castle in the summertime.

1  Thank fmc--1-2_3_4
Reviewed 20 February 2018

It might be advertised as a "tourist attraction" but don't get fooled. Mainly is the place to stay and enjoy its beauty, nice weather and food you brought for a picnic. Plan you visit at leat for half a day, take your family, nice lunch...More

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Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

Wow this is a stunning place to visit why don’t the cruise ships advise visiting this fabulous place.

1  Thank BarryHobson
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

We stopped by here whilst killing time in Cherbourg waiting for our evening ferry. It is superb. So much space, lovely well tended gardens, a few bits of play equipment too. The grounds are massive! We stopped too for a cuppa and some hit chocolates...More

Thank whizzylala
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Can't believe it's free to explore these beautiful grounds not far from Cherbourg town. The gardens are lovely, with several different areas to wander through. There's a few picnic tables around which would make a great setting for a day out for lunch. The chateau...More

Thank 196JerryS
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We were in Cherbourg for a day stop and visited Chateau des Ravalet after seeing it on TA. It didn't disappoint. Very easy to get to, take bus number 3 towards Eglantine (last stop) and it's a 5-10 min walk. Bus was €1.30 each way....More

1  Thank Nikki R
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The chateau has an impressive facade. Renovated in recent years, it stands tall and proud. However, it is only the outside that we get to see--that and the magnificent gardens. Filled with bonds, where swans swim, weeping willows and a great varieties of plants. A...More

1  Thank MsBizWiz2
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Visited this Chateau and park. Wonderful setting, lots of space and picnic areas. The grounds are extensive, parking and entrance to park is free. Fee payable to enter Chateau. Cafe is cheerful and staff extremely helpful. Ducks are very noisy! But a lot of fun....More

Thank Monica H
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

We had a one day stop in Cherbourg and decided to visit after reading other reviews.We were not disappointed.Beautiful chateau and gardens play areas for children and excellent facilities.Not to be missed if visiting Cherbourg.We took a taxi from the cruise terminal and arranged for...More

Thank Cagi M
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