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Domaine de Cande

Route du Ripault, 37260 Monts, France
+33 2 47 34 03 70
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Pretty chateau with interesting history.

We could only view from the park as we had our dog with us. However it looked lovely and we had... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
LeicestershireDex
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Leicestershire
Our family's favourite chateau during a week in The Loire

We had such a fabulous family time at Domaine de Candé on the first day of our holiday in Monts... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
hgirl2018
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We could only view from the park as we had our dog with us. However it looked lovely and we had read up on the history before visiting....Edward and Wallis Simpson. There would have been no slumming it living here! Wish we could have looked...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had such a fabulous family time at Domaine de Candé on the first day of our holiday in Monts, that we returned to spend the last day here also. It may not be as well known or as large as other chateaux, but in...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2018

This is where The Duke of Windsor and Wallis Simpson married in 1937. When we arrived we were the only visitors and had the chateau all to ourselves. This was wonderful as we could take our time looking at the rooms that were connected to...More

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Domaine_de_Cande, Directeur général at Domaine de Cande, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello PeterR, We are glad to read your comment about the Domaine and we are really pleased to see that you enjoyed your time spent here. Hoping to see you again soon, Best regards,

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Reviewed 4 July 2018

The chateau is set in a very tranquil area high up giving an excellent view of the beautiful countryside. On our visit there were very few visitors and the large car park was almost empty. From the grounds a viaduct can be seen in the...More

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Domaine_de_Cande, Directeur général at Domaine de Cande, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Sunflower189 It seems that you enjoyed your visit here and we are glad to read it in your comment. All the staff is doing his best to create a vivid atmosphere in the rooms and we truly appreciate the fact that you liked the...More

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Reviewed 21 June 2018

Very interesting as the place where Edward, the abdicated King of England, married Wallis Simpson, the American. Gives a good sense of how the adapted to 'normal' life.

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Domaine_de_Cande, Directeur général at Domaine de Cande, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Neil W, We are glad to read your comment about the Domaine and we are really pleased to see that you enjoyed your time spent here. Thank you for noticing the historical interest of the chateau. Hoping to see you again soon, Best regards,

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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

We visited the Domaine de Cande on a rainy Wednesday and really enjoyed it. We almost had the place to ourselves. After so much medieval history at other chateaus, it was great to visit this place and hear about its history with Edward VIII and...More

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Domaine_de_Cande, Directeur général at Domaine de Cande, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2018

Hello CalGirl435, We are glad to read your comment about the Domaine and we are really pleased to see that you enjoyed your time spent here. Thank you for noticing the historical interest of the chateau and the charm of the park. Hoping to see...More

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Reviewed 29 December 2017

The Chateau and grounds are set in tranquil surroundings, but it is becoming a poular tourist attraction mainly due to the Chateau's interesting history, where the abdicated King Edward VIII married Mrs. Simpson. Randolph Churchill witnessed the event. The chateau is well worth a visit....More

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Domaine_de_Cande, Directeur général at Domaine de Cande, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2018

Hello Keith P, It seems that you enjoyed your visit here and we are glad to read it in your comment. All the staff is doing his best to create a vivid atmosphere in the rooms and we truly appreciate the fact that you liked...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2017

We followed our satnav and went through woodlands along narrow roads, wondering whether we were at the right place We were. Firstly we encountered a modern art installation with bird sounds as you approached In the grounds, much to our grandson's delight (and then all...More

Thank Colin K
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Domaine_de_Cande, Directeur général at Domaine de Cande, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2017

Hello Colin K, We are glad to read your comment about the Domaine and we are really pleased to see that you enjoyed your time spent here. Thank you for noticing the historical interest of the chateau and the charm of the park. Hoping to...More

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Reviewed 18 August 2017

We enjoyed the 4km woodland walk through the estate - with no entry fee! During the walk we saw the chateau from the outside and enjoyed the peaceful park surrounding the chateau, including a delightful postage, orchard and flower garden. A peaceful spot to wile...More

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Domaine_de_Cande, Directeur général at Domaine de Cande, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2017

Hello Colin K, We are glad to read your comment about the Domaine and we are really pleased to see that you enjoyed your time spent here. Thank you for noticing the charm of the park. Hoping to see you again soon, Best regards,

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Reviewed 17 September 2016

Not one of the major chateau, but significant historically and a great way to spend a few hours. But best of all, we had the place to ourselves - yes, no one else was there. We enjoyed the house, they turned the organ on for...More

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Domaine_de_Cande, Team of the Domaine of Candé at Domaine de Cande, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2016

Hello YR-LGB, We are really pleased to read that you liked your visit of the Domaine! We are also pleased to read that your comment reflects what we think : Candé is not just a charming and ingenious castle but also a beautiful place to...More

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Wendy Florence S
17 April 2016|
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Response from Domaine_de_Cande | Property representative |
Please excuse us for the delay and we are glad to see that you nevertheless came. It may be usefull for our other visitors so here are the opening days of the Domaine for 2016 : - March, October, November : Wednesday to... More
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biddy850
28 July 2015|
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Hello, Your question was posted a long time ago but I'd nevertheless like to give you an answer, maybe for your next visit : From Tours, you can take the train to Monts and then walk to the Domaine. It take 25-30min... More
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