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Beautiful setting and good everyday french food

Le Donjon is a good place to just sit and enjoy a coffee or a drink while enjoying the view of the... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Tony B
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Gemozac, France
Second visit and even prettier in the summer months

I visited the Donjon last autumn and thought it was pretty but this time I visited at the end of... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2017
blossom219
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Brecon Beacons National Park, United Kingdom
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24 Aug 2018
“Very interesting”
2 Oct 2017
“Beautiful setting and good everyday french food”
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Reviewed 24 August 2018

Visited the town many times but only actually visited the Donjon when family were visiting. There was an Art Exhibition on at the time which added to the value.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank WoodyTheElder
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Le Donjon is a good place to just sit and enjoy a coffee or a drink while enjoying the view of the Donjon and it's ground. Food is served at set times lunchtime and evening. Traditional French food served by helpful staff. The chef Paul...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

I visited the Donjon last autumn and thought it was pretty but this time I visited at the end of august/beginning of September and it is even prettier than last time with the sun shining on it and the water fountains coming up from my...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

A worthwhile way to spend an hour doing some medieval history. They have a small display of knightly weapons and helmets (bizarrely including an unmistakably Viking helmet from York), together with some wall displays setting Pons and the castle keep in their historical context (in...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 6 September 2016

For a small charge you can visit the Donjon. It's worth it just to see the view from the top. Views across Pons in all directions.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Joutet
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Excellent place for kids with playground, small museum and the climb to the top of the Donjon. Lovely gardens, fountains and cafes, with easy parking too.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank ianmaggs
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Well worth a visit if you ever near pons , the view from the structure is amazing. The place is full of history and really nice. It is only a few euros to visit in side and during the summer they hold weekly food markets....More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank h5dunlop
Reviewed 16 September 2015

This massive tower dominates the centre of Pons. Though you have to pay to visit, we were pleasantly surprised by the medieval displays of armour on the first floor. The stairs to ascend the tower are steep and winding, so unsuitable for those without good...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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