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Chateau of Carrouges, Carrouges

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Lying on the border of Normandy and the Maine region, Chateau of Carrouges is a picturesque chateau that acts as a summary of seven centuries of history. This destination makes an excellent scene for you to enjoy history at its finest while also delighting in a peaceful environment amidst the stresses of sightseeing. It is surrounded by water-filled moats, and apartments reside behind its sober brick and granite pink facades. Meanwhile, the style and décor of Chateau of Carrouges retain all the charm of an inhabited residence.

Don’t forget to check out the first floor with the state apartments, which are decorated in Renaissance and traditional styles. The "Louis XI room" contains a bed with fabric imitating Hungarian point stitch. The chimney breast in the antichambre d'honneur is decorated with a hunting scene. Furniture is of the Louis XIV and Restoration styles. The Salon des Portraits contains portraits of the lords and owners of Carrouges. Lastly, the main staircase, with its pink brick vaults, rests on four piles laid out in a square. To visit Chateau of Carrouges on your trip to Carrouges, use our Carrouges vacation route planner.
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  • Dropped in here as part of our tour around the area. Lovely architecture surrounded with a moat. We took a tour for 6 euros, the guide was very good and he translated what he could into English, altho...  more »
  • The pictures alone had convinced me that Chateau Carrouges was worth a visit while we were staying in Normandy. I'm so glad we went. The Chateau is beautifully built and easy to find. We were a little...  more »
  • A fairytale castle with a moat, doesn't get much better. Only €5.50 per adult to get in and the tour of the rooms has a guide - only downside was that the guide was in French & we're not too fluent, b...  more »
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  • It's a very beautiful castle and it has wonderful surroundings.
  • If you go to a charming Castle is well worth a visit. In principle, the building is open to the public, but quite tied to dates. However, the yard and the garden is open.
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  • beautiful castle. Visit with guide to parts of the castles, friendly person and taking the time to answer the various questions of visitors
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  • Very very good Guide! One family Leveneur that no longer exist. It remains a mystery 2 photos of young girls are not identified.
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  • Very nice Castle guide friendly picnic possible garden accessible with the stroller, but not the Castle
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