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A Side Visit to Privately Owned Château

Because we arrived at our mooring early, after lunch Isobel the barge owners wife took us to view a... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2018
514shannon
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Kohukohu, New Zealand
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Excellent...stereotypical exterior...English speaking guide...really good!

Chateaux de Dree is just how you would imagine a French chateaux to look like, and in a beautiful... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2016
Sarahjmc2014
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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Aug 8, 2018
“A Side Visit to Privately Owned Château ”
Aug 18, 2016
“Excellent...stereotypical exterior...English speaking guide...really good! ”
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Built during the 17th century by the governor of the Dauphiné. It is, today, the property of Mister PROUVOST who restaured it and refurnished it as a palace from the 18th century. During the guided tour you will discover fifteen furnished rooms...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Lieu Dit Dree, 71800 Curbigny, France
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Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Because we arrived at our mooring early, after lunch Isobel the barge owners wife took us to view a Chateau, which is owned by a wealthy textile magnate who stays in the Chateau with his family every now and then. The Château is gradually undergoing...More

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Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Chateaux de Dree is just how you would imagine a French chateaux to look like, and in a beautiful setting with stunning gardens. Some outside buildings to look at as well. There are 15 rooms to see as part of the tour and the English...More

Thank Sarahjmc2014
Reviewed 7 April 2016

Chateau of the 18th century. The gardens are like a mini Versailles! Beautifully manicured with fountains and multiple levels. The chateau is beautifully decorated, amazing chandeliers and furnishings. Amazing the owners still use the house for holidays, it is massive with corridors of bedrooms and...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2015

A great visit if you're in the area. A beautiful lived in home. One of the few lived in chateaus which is well taken care of. Like similar castles in the UK, this is a home. There are pictures of family amongst the rooms.

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Reviewed 18 September 2015

the tour guide was informative and gave a good history of the owners and the chateau. the chateau in good condition and as a place where people still live it felt a little less like a museum than some others. There were a number of...More

Thank Paul h
Reviewed 21 July 2014

It has been a number of years since we visited Dree and we were really impressed with the work that they have done. As a result, far more of the Chateau is open to the public. The (daily) English tour is very well done. Not...More

Thank John N
Reviewed 20 April 2014

for the entrance price of €12.50 I expected something special, but while it is beautiful and a lot of r restoration has been carried out it still doesnt match up to a lot of other chateau I have visited. There are large grounds you can...More

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