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his was the last castle we visited during our trip in Dordogne and we were gladly surprised, very beautiful from the exterior feels like a real castle from a tale exterior! Inside was not that impressive but ok with the inside yard .
Very pretty small castle, some amazing carved stonework around the fireplaces. Basement is fascinating; sad but understandable you can’t get in the secret passageway. Evidence of cannonball attack left to see on the outside.
Visited on the day of a Medieval Festival. Lots of Characters in costume including knights on horse back. Also lots of children’s games. Food and drink available at extra cost. The Chateau on its own would have been expensive without the Festival but had lots...More
Some effort gone into creating a whodunit mystery to solve whilst going round. A pretty setting but ... bit of an eclectic mix of articles inside the rooms they have open. It's diverting but not memorable or worth diverting for.
Newly opened in 2018 and not quite completely finished in it’s renovations, this beautiful Renaissance castle is definitely worthwhile a visit.
All the rooms are furnished with artifacts of the epoche and very well presented.
Lots of activities in the summer with medieval fairs, workshops...More
Château de Lanquais is now under new management and is very professionally presented. Upon entering you receive a laminated guide in the language of your choice (we understand an audio guide will be available this summer) describing each of the rooms you visit. Those rooms...More
Chateau de Lanquais gets a star in Michelin Vert, so we drove up for a look. Its most striking aspect is external, both from the rear, where cars are parked and where the juxtaposition between the medieval fortress and renaissance chateau is most marked, and...More
We approached from the village up a wooded lane for an unplanned late morning first visit with no idea what to expect, Suddenly through the trees was the surprisingly grand chateau facade, with closed iron gates to the side. It opened at 2pm! But the...More