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Charming Village and Chateau

We spent half a day taking a walk around the charming medieval village and took a look around the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Worth a visit as a part of your visit to Estaing

We arrived just a few minutes before closing so didn't go in the museum part of the chateau (entry... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2016
Paris, France
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“Charming Village and Chateau”
May 20, 2017
“Ver impressive”
Place la Priousse, 12190 Estaing, France
+33 5 65 44 72 24
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent half a day taking a walk around the charming medieval village and took a look around the chateau. There are sloping cobbled streets and stairs to negotiate, but they can be tackled reasonably easily. The village has alleyways and places to explore and...More

Thank NewRockCecil
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

The Chateau is beautiful to start with but the restoration has produced a very good result. We saw the Chateau while driving through last year and vowed to come back. We were not disappointed. The Chateau fits in beautifully with what is certainly one of...More

Thank Warren D
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We arrived just a few minutes before closing so didn't go in the museum part of the chateau (entry fee). There are many explanatory posters to explain the history - which are quite worthwhile.

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Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Well worth a visit if in Estaing with lots of history of those who have inhabited the chateau as well as those associated with Estaing. Particularly interesting was the section dedicated to Valerie Giscard d'Estaing who has had a hand in putting the chateau back...More

Thank Sian L
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Beautiful chateau with very long history. Would have preferred to see some of the furnished rooms but still very interesting.

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Reviewed 22 May 2016

Easy day trip from Rodez and good to combine with Esplion and Entraques. Each of these have UNESCO bridges and quaint streets.

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Reviewed 5 October 2014

We stumbled across Estaing on our way from Conques to Le Puy-en-Velay. Located at the foot of the Aubrac Mountains - not far from the gorges of the Lot and Truyère - Estaing is in the Aveyron département of the Midi-Pyrénées region, and is classified...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2014

Estaing is quite a small but very nice village : you will recognize it immediately thanks to its proud castle ! It gave its name to a french President : Giscard d'Estaing. If you travel along the way of Compostella, don't miss this beautiful castle...More

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