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Chenonceau Castle Admission Ticket
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Chenonceau Castle Admission Ticket
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Beautiful country villa surrounded by a moat and inspired by the Italian Renaissance.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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37150 Chenonceaux, France
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+33 2 47 23 90 07
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 6 October 2016

My review is to provide pointers that other contributors have not covered. I visited Chenonceau by train from Paris yesterday. This was my second visit. I visited it the first time years ago on a 1-day bus tour from Paris which covered 3 chateaux –...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 21 August 2011

Would rate this place as very, very expensive. To even enter the grounds you had to pay a fair fee. We went with 3 kids. We paid the lowest fee, 38 euro to get in, thats with lying that our 9 year old was under...More

12  Thank PaulMM1234
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Spanning the River Cher, this lovely chateau shows the touch of multiple important and powerful women. Well worth a visit and taking the time to read about its history. Although its roots reach by to the 1100's, this chateaux was first built in the 1500's...More

Thank davemh333
Reviewed 2 days ago

Amazing history. Beautiful chateau on the river Cher.Incredible that the moat was added after the chateau was originally built.....what. Incredible story about the trap door in the main bedroom chamber floor. You can't make this stuff up. A must see Very highly recommended Slainte

Thank Sean M
Reviewed 4 days ago

We have visited a few chateaus in the Loire valley and this one takes the prize. The inside of the chateau is designed beautifully, providing the visitor with an historical perspective and a sense of the opulence of the inhabitants. The grounds are beautifully landscaped...More

Thank NSM63
Reviewed 5 days ago

This Chateau, in my opinion, is the best in the Loire Valley. It's history is fascinating and the rooms and gardens are wonderful to see. You can almost feel transported back in time. Give yourself plenty of time to visit this magnificent piece of history.

Thank Deborah H
Reviewed 6 days ago

The first stop on my small group tour was Château was Château de Chenonceau, located on the river Cher, a tributary of the Loire, and it set the bar high. What a stunning place. It was built in the 16t Century on the site of...More

Thank scouse1941
Reviewed 1 week ago

Masterpiece of renaissance in France, this jewell in the Loire valley is one of those sites no one should ever miss. Culture, history, and even so, plenty of art pieces inside, such as tintoretto, carpets, van dick, Rubens. Not to miss in a lifetime.

Thank carlosmp
Reviewed 1 week ago

The chateau and gardens are large by our standards but small enough so there is a point at which crowding can diminish the experience. It would be well worth your while to plan to visit at an hour when it is not too crowded. We...More

Thank Staidthere
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a truly enchanting chateau that is artfully placed over a river. Much of the structure of the primary building is in excellent condition, and the extensive grounds are immaculate. There are flower and vegetable gardens, a labyrinth, stable, wine cellar, and of course...More

Thank ncwnc
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived in the afternoon on an October Wednesday and enjoyed a beautiful view of the Chateau de Chenonceau. The afternoon is the perfect time to take pictures of the chateau and gardens. We also found fewer people in attendance in the late afternoon and...More

Thank Mahdeeyo
Reviewed 1 week ago

What can we say about Château de Chenonceau, it is set in a very beautiful location. It spans the Cher river and is very charming. This chateau has lots of history with women, e.g., Diane de Poitiers, Catherine de' Medici, etc. on the second floor...More

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Dave W
31 July 2018|
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Response from Anna99 | Reviewed this property |
There are picnic tables in a nice setting on the edge of the car park before you go through the ticket barrier.
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Sweettina130
22 March 2018|
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Response from PhotosbyPharos | Reviewed this property |
I stayed in Amboise, a glorious medieval (and later) town quite close to Chenonceaux. Much nicer than Tours with lots of hotels, pensions, etc.. Has its own castle and fortifications, and Leanardo da Vinci lived and died... More
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17 March 2018|
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Response from Christian G | Reviewed this property |
you will skip the queue for ticket buying not the queue to enter the castle
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