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Well worth a visit

Very pretty small castle, some amazing carved stonework around the fireplaces. Basement is... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
Lydie143
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Liskeard, United Kingdom
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Beautiful Chateau

Visited on the day of a Medieval Festival. Lots of Characters in costume including knights on horse... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2018
B8540WNjonathans
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Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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23 Sep 2018
“Well worth a visit”
15 Jul 2018
“Beautiful Chateau ”
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Lanquais, 24150 Lanquais, France
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

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 .

Thank paulinepilgrim
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

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.

Thank Lydie143
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

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

Thank B8540WNjonathans
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

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.

Thank Matt T
Reviewed 30 April 2018

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

2  Thank hirondelle11
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

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

Thank detourtodordogne
Reviewed 20 July 2016

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

Thank PJD2909
Reviewed 13 October 2015

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

1  Thank alamoh2015
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Great visit, great stay. We stayed there for one night. Super welcome and nice Food. This is a very original and authentique way to stay in a Castle.

Thank D1750FFclairel
Reviewed 21 September 2015

Nice, interesting castle to visit. I was staying in the area and this chateau was easy to find and had a nice town near it where we had lunch.

Thank lynnesy m
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Response from hirondelle11 | Reviewed this property |
We didn’t have any city pass and we didn’t check out any other castles in the area. We used it mainly as an overnight stay and what a pleasant surprise it was!
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