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Domain of Chaumont-sur-Loire

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Grounds are Beautiful

Somewhat of a hike to get up to the Chateau but worthwhile. The grounds are very nice with good... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Fearrington Village
Great chateau and gardens, a whole day out, plenty to see, worth a visit.

Great elevated position overlooking the River Loire. So much to see in the gardens with all the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Less than 200 kilometres south of Paris, nestling between the cities of Tours and Blois, is a haven of poetry. A natural oasis, a headland stretching out 40 metres above the wild Loire, Domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire, owned by the Centre Region...more
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Chaumont-sur-Loire, France
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Somewhat of a hike to get up to the Chateau but worthwhile. The grounds are very nice with good opportunities for photos.

Thank GilAxlander
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Compared to last year, the International Garden Festival fell short. The theme this year was 'Gardens of Thought', and it seemed as if every designer had used a fairly esoteric author as their inspiration leading to rather derivative interpretation of the theme. With a few...More

Thank Anne001_12
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Going to this Chateau for the first time you will be stunned by its location, design and it's yearly garden exhibition. However if you have been going to see the garden exhibition on a regular basis you will have noticed that a level of complacency...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great elevated position overlooking the River Loire. So much to see in the gardens with all the artists showcasing their gardens and designs. You will need several hours to see the chateau and gardens. Went in August during the week, and it wasn't crowded at...More

Thank _jjjlwilson
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited in early September late in the afternoon on a Monday and found it less crowded. We had no wait to purchase tickets and were able to take photos with no other visitors in our viewing. The Chateau setting is really beautiful and we...More

Thank Winesnobs_Two
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The chateau overlooks the Loire river from the hillside. Drive to and park at the South entrance if you want to avoid a rather steep walk from the East entrance. The chateau is not overcrowded, so you have plenty of time to visit each of...More

Thank IDoLoveFood
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have visited this Chateau for 2 years running and this time spent over 6 hours there. Our daughter who is an art student loves the art installations, by a variety of well known artists. The Chateau is interesting but it is the Garden Festival...More

Thank Alison H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This chateau, I found to be quite beautiful and impressive on the outside. The gardens were very well manicured and pretty, and my husband and I really enjoyed strolling through the grounds. When we toured the inside of the castle, we were disappointed to find...More

Thank LauraB14098
Reviewed 5 August 2018

This was not one of the primary reasons we chose to visit the Loire valley but it turned out to be a real find. The chateau is well maintained and very interesting. I especially liked the lower floors which were restored to the way they...More

Thank Don C
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Having visited a number of the better known Loire properties over the years we came across Chaumont as one we'd not previously considered - a missed jewel as others have observed. Of immediate attraction was the International Garden Festival but on visiting there is a...More

Thank Paul N
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14 August 2018|
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Response from bhr2012 | Reviewed this property |
No dogs in the chateau, in the festival garden yes, short leafed.
29 March 2015|
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Response from ADMINCHAUMONT | Property representative |
Good morning, Unfortunately, there is no bus service, you can walk it but it is 3 KM and quite steep once you get to the Domain. You could call a local taxi service : Worni Taxis : +33 (0) 2 54 20 94 87. I hope this... More
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