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Château de Biron, Biron
(4.2/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web)
Château de Biron bears a history steeped in conflict, having changed hands several times between the 12th and 15th centuries before Charles de Gontaut, duc de Biron, claimed it as his own. The present structure features additions completed over the centuries that make for an interesting ensemble: a 12th-century keep, 16th-century living quarters, a chapel, and vaulted kitchens. Locals purchased the castle in 1978, wanting to restore it. It's currently open to the public for tours--with audio-guides in English available. Take a look at our Biron trip itinerary planner to schedule your visit to Château de Biron and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Very good initiative by the Department for this exhibition on contemporary art (to renew). Interesting explanations the exteriors of the castle: fine inside is empty: damage
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  • Beautiful castle, rather large, very well renovated, very nice view... I said be a fan in General of museums. But disappointment, badly exploited, rather a mess about the potential. I said during the Thanksgiving holiday visit. -staff very rude and also getting them almost to not take the audio guide, - in the end Castle open between 13: 00 and 14: 00, opposite indications of the website - guided tour with only one possibility in the afternoon -, the final sensations to miss all both small signs are insipid, or completely disconnected from the place where you are. On the place I say excellent, but a true effort is needed to make it as exciting as it deserves.
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  • You have to be prepared for a lot of stairs and uneven cobbles when visiting this place so it wouldn't be suitable for wheelchairs or push chairs. I visited with my mother who did find it a bit of a s...  more »
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  • Multiple castles in one. Great panoramas.
  • Well worth the entrance money.
  • Vu seulement a distance mais majestueux
  • Fun Castle. Unlike other castles, are the rooms not decorated, which gives you a better look at the building. By the audio tour is also the history visible. A device you would determine at a single period, but now you realize that there lived in centuries.
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  • The treasure hunt with the visit to the castle is a great and fun idea in family or in a group. The staff is motivated, friendly and available for us to share this unique emotion of domicile in the middle age in 2016. Special note for the demonstration of the usefulness of the weapons of the time by the guardian of the place. Those who want to plunge back into the past, will live a pleasant, a little short for a morning. 😉
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