We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers: Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All reviewsseine rivercar parkchateau gaillardparking lotworth the climbsteep hillentrance feespectacular viewsrichard the lion heartsurrounding countrysidefrench kingmedieval historyknew howcastle groundswear good walking shoeswell worth the tripguided tour
A wonderful place to see in the beautiful Normandy countryside. We started at the parking area and walked the path down to Des Andeles, such a charming town! Amazing to think this imposing structure was built for Richard the Lionhearted in just one year!
I took a tour of the Chateau in mid September and was impressed with the history attached to this place. It is fairly accessible if you can walk without too much effort, but some of the trails are a bit steep and rocky. The views...More
We had a nice time here. It was an enjoyable walk and I learnt a lot about oranges and Dom Pacello. They had an orange sensory cave ( yes, you can smell the different types of oranges) and a house that has been restored. A...More
A 15 minutes Climb up the hill behind he chirch gives you breat-taking views of Les Andelys and the Seine winding trough the landsape.
The ruin itselv is not much to see, and can be crowded. Did not pay to see the inside.
The walk to the top is strenuous, but once you make it, the view is spectacular. There are steep roads to get to the top, but it's paved, so that helps. Take water. No charge to see the ruins. There is one portion that has...More
The castle is well worth a view from the hill opposite on the river side. It is a fine looking castle that reflects many of the Crusader techniques brought back from the Middle East by Richard the Lionheart. The back story of why the castle...More
We did the long walk up the steep Andelys hill during a group walking tour on our Vantage river cruise in mid-June 2018. This 12th-century castle was built by Richard the Lion-Heart, but only portions of the original fortress stand today and are very impressive....More
This is a ruin, but it played an important part in French/English history and is linked to Richard 1. There are information boards everywhere explaining its history and by the time you have visited you would have improved your history knowledge of this era.