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Beautiful 17th century chateau in southern Burgundy
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71460 Cormatin, France
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+33 3 85 50 16 55
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Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

We came fairly late in the afternoon, so only a cheaper, garden tour with few rooms was possible. And that was great. The castle itself saw better days and it was upsetting to see a mish-mash collection of randomly collected paintings at its wall. Almost...More

Thank IvicaG56
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Chateau Cormatin is truly one of the most fantastic castles I have ever seen. Walk over the moat, and enter a large room in the castle with an interesting staircase that rises up and actually looks down into the cellar (dungeon!). Built in the 1700’s...More

Thank SuzyQu15
Reviewed 25 August 2018

The building and gardens outside is beautiful. To see the inside of the building you have to go on the guided tour (which costs extra). The tour is only given in French even though the guides also speak English. Instead, they give you a folder...More

Thank Amanda S
Reviewed 18 August 2018

This awe inspiring chateau with its grounds has a moat, dungeon, wall tapestries, original furniture, well-equipped kitchen, grand paintings, wallpaper and decorated wooden roofs, a large internal stairway, large potager, maze, aviary and topiary. It is well worth a visit. The only downside was that...More

Thank RobV1186
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

The title of this review says it all. The three owners of this chateau have restored it to a very high level. The original paintwork on the walls and ceilings in some of rooms is breathtaking. Best to have a guide to explain what all...More

Thank gfsc5
Reviewed 10 June 2018

This beautiful restored chateau is worth a visit. The chateau itself is incredibly photogenic and the tour allows you into the chateau itself. Unfortunately the tour is only offered in French (though they do have booklets with English so you can follow along). The rooms...More

Thank AnnaTheTraveling5
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Incredibly well preserved Chateau. This chateau escaped the wrath of the French revolutionaries because the local people actually liked their lord and/or he fed then barrels of wine! The ladies chamber is preserved untouched from early 17th century as is the “room of curiosities “....More

Thank 982rodneyl
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Worth a visit. Beautiful old castle and moat. Nice gardens and maze. Extensive vegetable gardens and good variety of flora. Tour available and recommended.

Thank Carol N
Reviewed 24 September 2017

The visit to the chateau is by guided tour which really adds to the visit. Although it is in French there is an excellent handout in English which is much more comprehensive that those you usually get. The chateau is fully furnished and decorated in...More

Thank Reg H
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Nice rooms from 14th to 19th century. The labyrinth garden is wonderful and the lady guide is very interesting.

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