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A must see while in Chateauneuf-du-Pape!

Impressive location and definitely recommend the walk up the hill to see both the castle and the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Houston, Texas
One of the few gothic palaces

France offers a lot of gothic churches however gothic palaces aren't that frequent. This castle... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2018
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Impressive location and definitely recommend the walk up the hill to see both the castle and the views.

Thank Truknella
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Walked up through CDP village to this ruined castle. Nice view and interesting looking restaurant 2/3 of the way up the hill, which was closed at the time of our visit. Castle itself is merely stones and walks with no internal viewing, and the description...More

Thank jerseyman1
Reviewed 16 May 2018

France offers a lot of gothic churches however gothic palaces aren't that frequent. This castle however is one the other gothic buildings..

Thank francien2015
Reviewed 7 May 2018

It is interesting to see and read about the remnants of this Chateau, but the best feature is the view. You can walk up from the town, but also nice that you can drive right up to the Chateau and it's an easy walk to...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

After tasting wines and indulging in great food one needs a hike, even a short one. The remains of the summer papal palace are easy to spot and worth a short walk up the hill for amazing views and beautiful shots of the town and...More

1  Thank Queen_Marg0t
Reviewed 10 February 2018

With amazing views......you can drive up there as we found out when we had walk d through the village....

Thank handbagsbrockham
Reviewed 29 November 2017

We visited Chateauneuf during our recent trip to France. After parking the car, we walked up the narrow streets to the castle and were awarded with great views of the valley below.

Thank Moondoggie317
Reviewed 8 November 2017

built in the 13th century by the Popes of Avignon as a summer retreat, positioned on top of the hill looking over the Rhone river valley

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Nothing much left. A little more than one wall of ruins. But the view of the Rhone River valley is nice. If you're in the area, go for a look. But not worth a trip on its own.

Thank turneraw
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

This place was just average. There really isn't much to this place. It's a part of an old castle that only has two walls remaining. There isn't any information available onsite or any amenities. The views are nice at a couple places overlooking the surrounding...More

1  Thank Bradenbj
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