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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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  • Tour very interesting thanks to the guide makes living on this visit and creates interaction with visitors. Pretty castle that is worth trying. On the other hand, the garden is just a stretch of grass.
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  • A just beautiful castle, with an interesting history, and especially a lot of furniture, rare thing in the castle to be stressed. We conducted a guided tour, which we have learned a lot about the history of this place.
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  • Beautiful castle with big beautiful garden; the tour was informative and not too long; also large picnic area what was fun with the kids; definitely worth a visit!
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  • This Château was beautifully situated with water in canals or moats surrounding the building and courthouse. The interior of the buildings were beautiful and well maintained. There was less pictures and decor, but that allowed one to see more of the architectural details. A great place to visit, especially with the beautiful surroundings.
  • It's a very beautiful castle and it has wonderful surroundings.
  • Host and guide at the top, very affordable price. Magnificent Castle
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  • 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. Very nice home
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