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Chateau de Jumilhac

Place du Chateau, 24630 Jumilhac-le-Grand, France
+33 5 53 52 42 97
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Staggeringly large but also very small.

The first thing to say about this chateau is that it is a good place to visit, especially with a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
adapotatoboy
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Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
Interesting Chateau and very welcoming staff

We arrived and were told that a tour in French would be taking place in 15 mins and that we would... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Kris C
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Liss, United Kingdom
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The castle and gardens of Jumilhac welcome you all year long for guided tours, night tours, rental for wedding or receptions. This castle, built during the 13th, 14th and 15th century and modified in the 16th and 17th century will give you wonderful memories.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Place du Chateau, 24630 Jumilhac-le-Grand, France
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The first thing to say about this chateau is that it is a good place to visit, especially with a camera, and a visit will take approximately three hours at a slow pace, but could easily be done a lot quicker. The Chateau de Jumilhac...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We arrived and were told that a tour in French would be taking place in 15 mins and that we would be given guides in enlgish to read. Fair enough. However, after 10 mins we were then told that we could have a tour in...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at the chateau and were told we had 25 minutes to look round the gardens before the guided tour. We met at the stated time with another family and had to stand around another 30 minutes before the tour actually started. The guide...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

excellent friendly. have tour with guide. very slow. better to be able to visit alone. lovely gardens

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Reviewed 2 July 2018

This beautiful privately owned Château and gardens is open to the public for most of the year and is well worth a visit. As always there is a mountain of work to carry out and inevitably not all of the house is available to view...More

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Reviewed 14 June 2018

We went here while driving through the South of France and were very pleasantly surprised! Without being over the top or haughty (as chateau tours often can be), our tour guide was both personable and very knowledgable. The gardens are beautiful. We were especially fascinated...More

1  Thank Ruth B
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Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Lovely gardens to visit. Some internals to look round. Guide book in English. Quiet with few visitors.

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Reviewed 15 November 2017

As a spinner of yarn, I was captivated by the story of Louise de Hautefort which is why we took the trip out to visit. The castle itself is breathtaking and unusual. The kitchen's copper collection is absolutely amazing, and the quirky other stories such...More

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Reviewed 15 October 2017

We visited in October and the opening times were different from the website, and was only open in the afternoons from 2pm onwards. The website has not been updated for a while. I think the doors/ visits are staffed by volunteers and when we were...More

1  Thank dax j
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

The Chateau dominates the sleepy village of Jumilhac; it really is a most impressive sight as you approach the village. Visiting it is interesting but slightly frustrating as there is so much more that you want to look around and yet is not open to...More

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The night tour on their website shows 9:30pm to 11:30pm (on Tue from June to September and Thur in July and August). The young woman at the tourist office spoke excellent English and is very knowledgeable. The woman at the... More
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