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Amazing experience, a visit is a must

Situated in a very quaint village will plenty of restaurants to choose where to have lunch. A visit... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
sharon17Teesside
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My Grandson's favorite castle

The tour is set up well and the whole family enjoyed it. Most entertainment is in French but we... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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| Musee de la guerre au Moyen Age, 24250 Castelnaud-la-Chapelle, France
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Situated in a very quaint village will plenty of restaurants to choose where to have lunch. A visit to this amazing castle is a must, steeped in history of the 100 year war. There are a lot of steps to climb to each floor but...More

Thank sharon17Teesside
Reviewed 5 days ago

The tour is set up well and the whole family enjoyed it. Most entertainment is in French but we did not find that a problem. The views alone are well worth the price of admission.

Thank Mel L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perched on cliffs, this is an imposing castle that is well worth a visit. Arrive early to beat the crowds. You enter throug a sally port and up a cold spiral staircase through rooms containing old guns, armour and model siege machines. Be sure not...More

Thank Richard_Heaps
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is an excellent car park ( small payment so have change ready or pay by card) but a walk to the village. The village is very small but lovely and there are glimpses over the Dordogne. The Chateau is stunning and a fine example...More

Thank Greecophile
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not keen on the idea of paying for parking - how do you know on entry how long to pay for? Picnics are not allowed and this was pointed out at the ticket office and around the castle. The entertainment inside was all in French...More

Thank Katandfamilyof5
Nathalie B, Directeur général at Chateau de Castelnaud, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, Be assured that we sincerely consider your comment and we regret that your visit was not the moment of pleasure and discovery that we seek to offer visitors throughout the year. Unfortunately, we are not in charge of the municipal parking place and we...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a view! Definitely worth a trip for the view from the top of the castle of the surrounding area. Visited as a family of six, the grown up boys loved it, medevial weapons galore. We didn’t do the guided tour purely due to the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visted her at the end of August and the crowds had died down. Spent a wonderful couple of hours with 2 men and 2 young lads who loved all the history and armour and weaponry. The views from the top of the castle are...More

Thank 12Tina12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth a visit for the historical interest.Beautiful views out out over the countryside.A good place to stop for lunch too.All in all a nice place to spend an hour or two.

Thank David G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is truly one of great castles of a region that has over 1000 of them dotted around the Perigord. It featured in the 100 Year War and was taken and re-taken SEVEN times in that period. So of course there lots of weapons, suits...More

Thank garygarry
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The queue to get in was about 30 mins but was manned by the staff to ensure no queue jumpers. Managed to catch a tour I in English with just one other family. Very funny and informative guide well worth waiting for. It was only...More

Thank Caron F
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Mary-Lynne F
5 July 2016|
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Response from Jane C | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the streets leading to the chateau are steep, and the attraction itself has many steps. I would avoid. There are balloon rides over the chateau if you fancy that!
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susan m
11 March 2015|
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Response from LRom4U | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Check the website from the Castle itself. It has a diary of events, which only mentions animations until June. When we went there mid september 2014, there were none. It looks like the demonstrations are commensurate... More
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