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Chateau - Rocamadour L'hospitalet, 45600 Rocamadour, France
+33 5 65 33 22 00
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Walk around the top of the world

Walk to the Chateau and its grounds at the top of the valley walls above Rocamadour, then be sure... read more

Reviewed April 11, 2018
garynF2354ES
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Perth, Australia
Don't be fooled into thinking you get in the chateau

What you get here is access to a rampart which is a good place to take photos of Rocamadour and the... read more

Reviewed November 17, 2017
JFMMBCanton_Georgia
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Canton, Georgia
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  • Average17%
  • Poor11%
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“takes coins” (3 reviews)
“steep steps” (2 reviews)
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Chateau - Rocamadour L'hospitalet, 45600 Rocamadour, France
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Reviewed April 11, 2018

Walk to the Chateau and its grounds at the top of the valley walls above Rocamadour, then be sure to take the long way back home walking along the old pathway at the top of the valley rim coming all the way around and down...More

Thank garynF2354ES
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Reviewed November 17, 2017

What you get here is access to a rampart which is a good place to take photos of Rocamadour and the valley. You do not get to see any other part of the chateau. You do get a view of a small garden. You can...More

Thank JFMMBCanton_Georgia
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Reviewed October 1, 2017 via mobile

This is reportedly,second only to Paris, the most visited place in France. It is a city carved out of the side of the mountain and it is quite spectacular. It is also on the Camino del Santiago pilgrimage route. It is an awesome place to...More

Thank Jude3147
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Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

These comments are about the entire city. View from ramparts is spectacular-go with coins and don't miss it. We walked down the path by the church and took 2 lifts up. Tried 4 places for lunch and none had room due to reservations-we assumed by...More

Thank francofile104
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Reviewed September 16, 2017

Words escape me to show how magnificent this place and are is. Great place for to se the village but every turn left me gobsmacked. AMAZING

Thank Theresa L
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Reviewed August 30, 2017

You need to see Rocamadour from there ! It is magnificient ! And most interesting as well ! Our 9 years old son really enjoyed it, feeling like a knight during the crusade !

Thank Jonathan N
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Reviewed August 14, 2017

We loved visiting the chateau ramparts. The views over Rocamadour are dizzyingly beautiful and if you are really lucky you might even spot an eagle soaring across the valley. Entry is via a coin-operated turnstile which takes 2€ coins (per person) so start collecting these...More

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Reviewed July 13, 2017 via mobile

For two euros you get to walk the ramparts, it's basically a great view point and worth the tiny entrance fee, afterall, you have free parking and the main site is free.

Thank Del C
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Reviewed May 8, 2017

Either they have changed the coin mechanism, or I invested 4€ into this visit ..... did get a receipt for 2€ though.. So the machine turnstile gate takes 1€ coins now. That said, did see some people try to enter via the exit ....and fail...More

Thank Tony058
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Reviewed April 23, 2017 via mobile

Walking on the ramparts is quite an experience! You feel like you are on top of the world with amazing views of the surrounding area but also down onto the town.

Thank PretoriaTravelfreak
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