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A true pleasure

All visits are by guide only and in this instance one of the most enthusiastic and informative... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2018
janet r
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Marlborough, United Kingdom
An unexpected Pleasure

We found this spot based on a recommendation from our host in Puligny-Montrachet. We were very... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2018
Mary S
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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100 Place Du 5 Septembre 1944 | Germolles, 71640 Mellecey, France
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Reviewed 29 September 2018

All visits are by guide only and in this instance one of the most enthusiastic and informative guides who spoke good English. We were given an entertaining and informative historic overview on the history of the chateau and the Duke of Burgundy, which proved invaluable...More

Thank janet r
Reviewed 21 September 2018

We found this spot based on a recommendation from our host in Puligny-Montrachet. We were very surprised at the extensive tour of the buildings and the enthusiasm of our tour guide. We missed the first 2 rooms of the tour but were offered to see...More

Thank Mary S
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

We visited the Chateau today. We had a guide who was passionate about the chateau and the restoration of it all. We got a pretty good explanation of it all and enjoyed our visit. It was a beautiful day and we had a nice stroll...More

Thank Manuela V
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We were treated to an informative, interesting and passionate account, in excellent English, of the history of the chateau and of the Dukes Burgundy as we were guided around the grounds and the rooms of the chateau. We felt very privileged to be treated to...More

Thank Jan D
Reviewed 7 July 2018

We turned up on the off chance we might see the chateau and Matthew took the two of us round for an hour. It was a real pleasure to have someone with his wealth of knowledge, and perfect English, showing us around this fabulous place...More

Thank Val H
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

We were given passionate and informative tales of French and Burgundian history by Christian, our personal guide. The building is always delightful and awe-inspiring in places. We are now researching Burgundian history. Thank you very much Christian. Highly recommended. Claire and Geoff

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Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

We loved this - arrived to the entrance and was asked to walk around in the garden for 15 mins which turned out to be delightful. When our guide presented himself, he slowly revealed the rich history of this chateau - and then we discovered...More

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Reviewed 5 October 2017

We passed by this Château on our way to Givry and decided to have a look on the way back. It was just about to close so we came back early the next morning and were fortunate enough to have a private tour with one...More

Thank Nigelw6443
Reviewed 6 August 2017

This is basically a Medieval Chateau and though it is not as grand as anything on the Loire it is fascinating largely because of the passion its owner brings to an incredibly detailed tour. Not only does the tour explain the still unfinished restoration of...More

1  Thank Travellinghack
Reviewed 3 June 2017

I cannot recommend this Chateau visit highly enough. Although we arrived slightly late we were treated to a personal tour of the chateau by a hugely knowledgeable guide who gave us a concise history of the Dukes of Burgundy and eloquently told the story of...More

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