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Great place to visit

We really enjoyed the visit. Very interesting perfume display with smelling all through chateau... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2018
Greystones, Ireland
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Beautiful castle, fantastic view!

Very interesting castle even on a rainy day! Lots to see and do. English translation. Shame the... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Rod S
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Let yourself be guided by your imagination, in the manor house, in the gardens, to the rythm of the seasons. In Brittany, La Roche Jagu Estate is the place to reflect on the landscape as a material, a territory and a perception. Every year, it hosts...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Domaine Departemental de la Roche-Jagu | La Roche-Jagu, 22260, France
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All reviews extensive grounds the river herb garden beautiful castle the upper floors rainy day chateau plants bend perfume cafe position terrace walks mistake audio english
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Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed the visit. Very interesting perfume display with smelling all through chateau. Lots of stone stairs so be careful with young ones. Lots of garden walks.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank saeb38
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

We visited the castel and it’s gardens did the entire tour and wore not overwhelmed. The gardens have an enormous potential which is not used their are no signs explaining the concept the plants or the rest of it you even have to pay a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

Very interesting castle even on a rainy day! Lots to see and do. English translation. Shame the cafe was closed. The view from the castle of the river was fantastic.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Rod S
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful place the grounds were amazing with something for everyone. We spent 2 hours following the route through the grounds and down to the river. Some of the pumped water features are sensor operated which was interesting and fun for children to see....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sally P
Reviewed 8 June 2018

We visited here in the afternoon and spent a good 4 hours looking around. It is a nice size house for a day visit. We were able to see everything on offer and not feel rushed to finish. Kids loved it, and we were also...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 8 June 2018

We visited the chateau this week and astonishingly it was closed between 12 and 2pm. It seems ludicrous that in 2018, a tourist attraction closes for 2 hrs in the middle of the day! We decided to look at the gardens, which are free to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

It was a rainy day when we visited this magnificent chateau but that didn’t put us off. We were welcomed and offered audio in English which the kids were especially delighted with. It’s a big old place to visit and you need to have some...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank cakethat
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Extensive grounds including fantastic medieval herb garden, potager and aromatic garden. There are lots of steep slopes around the grounds but you can visit as much or as little as you want. The chateau which in itself is very interesting also hosts regular exhibitions. "...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Teresa S
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Large fortified manor house sat in a dramatic position above a sweeping bend in the river. Interesting exhibits in the house on sleep & space in French and English. Acres of beautiful gardens & terraces down the hillside to the river. We spent about 5...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank MoorlandMan
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Located high above the river with great views this chateau is splendidly picturesque and is surrounded by a most interesting garden that explains much about medieval use and attitudes towards plants, for medicine, for perfume, as an adjunct to food and preserving. Staff here interpret...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank John P
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11 April 2018|
Response from LaRocheJagu | Property representative |
Hello, the garden is free and open. Actually the castle is closed. It will opened with the new exhibition "La fabuleuse odyssée des épices" 05/05/2018
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Rachel H
1 June 2017|
Response from Sally P | Reviewed this property |
Yes but must be on a lead