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Chateau de Saint-Fargeau

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If you are in this area it is well worth a visit, it started life as a fortified hunting lodge... read more

Reviewed 16 December 2017
Colyford, United Kingdom
5 little steam trains

Yes it's a magnificent restored castle in a glorious setting. But for me the attic with tin toys... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Hasselt, Belgium
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89170 Saint-Fargeau, France
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Reviewed 3 September 2018

First impression of the outsight is top. But during the visit, we saw that the château still needs a lot of restauration. A guide for 30 min. to visit the private - poor - appartment. Maybe they should restore room by room and let only...More

Thank Juliette S
Reviewed 16 December 2017

If you are in this area it is well worth a visit, it started life as a fortified hunting lodge built by the bishop of Auxerre. it grew and grew to what it is today the architecture,the carvings and especially the roof timbers are very...More

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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to this chateau, especially learning about the history of the family who owned it.

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Yes it's a magnificent restored castle in a glorious setting. But for me the attic with tin toys trains was an unsuspected bonus. It was however rather sad to see 5 magnificent steam engines rusting away in a corner of the park. Hopefully one day...More

Thank vanhasselt2016
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

On Friday and Saturday evenings in July and August, there is a huge sound and light performance at the chateau. We did not know what to expect, but we were blown away! It was amazing (600 actors, 50 horses, and so much more). Truly a...More

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Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the pretty town of Saint fargeau. There is an incredible farm where children can visit and pet animals but the best thing is the evening spectacle during the summer months. The display covers 10 centuries and covers jean d'Arc the French Revolution...More

Thank 292SallyF
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Chateau de Saint-Fargeau is a large 5-sided château building that was originally built approximately 1000 years ago as a hunting Lodge. As châteaux go, it’s a little bit off the main Loire château circuit (cf Chambord, Chenonceau, Villandry, Amboise, Clos Lucé and others) and still...More

Thank RossendaleMancunian
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

The roof tour was fascinating. In the rooms of the chateaux the mannequins were a hoot. Worth a look. Don't visit for the garden, disappointing.

Thank AHpocketrocket
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

This pageant involving over 600 people and 60 horses, not to mention the dogs, geese and a pig is a 'must see' experience if you are in the area on a Friday or Saturday night in June or July. We were so fortunate to have...More

Thank Cabinlassie
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

We booked the rooms for two days to coincide with their medieval festival which is huge son et lumiere spectacle that must be seen. Starts at 22.00 and goes on till the early hours. Magnificent, hundreds if participants,horses, hounds veteran cars. Brilliant. We stayed in...More

Thank GarryGT
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