Chateau d'Ainay-le-Vieil, Ainay-le-Vieil

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#5 of 18 in Historic Sites in Cher
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  • Wonderful way to spend a morning or afternoon wandering through these various styles of garden. lovely setting  more »
  • The castle is superb but not visited. The Park, which is grandiose, in late summer, is only average interest: channels dead covered with green algae, bit of roses in the rose garden. Only the impressive trees trellised cones orchard and flower beds inspired by Lenôtre embroideries pulled them out of the game during our visit, beginning September.
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  • We wanted to see the old Ainay because it is one of the few beautiful private sets open the full tour: interiors and gardens. After an hour and 1/2 visit of the exteriors, the general impression is mixed. This remarkable Garden whose label is undoubtedly deserved to would put to sleep there on these laurels? Of course, in full heat of this end of August 2017, it wasn't the best time to discover this place beautiful dendrological heritage. However, the reasons for surprise are not lacking: - the entry Pavilion, classical in such a place open to the paid visit, presents itself as a stall where a little bit of everything... - we are welcomed but it lacks a bit of natural. -tea room "the Aviary" is very tempting, but lack of time has not allowed us to taste the card. -The rose garden and the adjoining gardens are a good Bill for the 1980s. -in the corner of the surprises, it must cross the bridge after the squares in the island to marvel the charterhouses inheritance whose highlight is the shade garden. -statuary is sometimes a little fear or laughter. -type signage Wikipedia look shabby and outdated. While we could expect a more discreet and refined information by flash code - garbage: grace! You just want to prepare a sponsorship to help revamp the bins of another age straight out of a park in province.
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  • Great little castle and garden!
  • Wonderfull chateau, well preserved and worth a visit!
  • Amazing guided tour with a passionate and extremely friendly guide that puts you in the heart of the history (of the Castle and France). This gentleman has an exceptional pedagogy! I strongly advise you to stop this pleasant visit of the Castle and gardens. Besides, all the staff is very welcoming. Go for it!
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  • Superb castle with a fantastic guide. A return in the history of France. A visit without hesitation. Allow 1 hour for the inside visit of the Castle. Free visit to the beautiful gardens.
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  • Very beautiful, well maintained. Many cultural activities throughout the year. The grounds are beautiful.
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