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. Use our Carrouges tour itinerary builder tool to visit Chateau of Carrouges on your trip to Carrouges, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Vacationing nearby we have seen Castle at the tourist office. Easy access we have been delighted by places. Beautiful batisseu and very well maintained. We attended the tour which was very interesting. The guide was very professional and know well the Castle. The gardens are also very nice to visit. It is also noted that the price is affordable because children do not pay. Perfect!
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  • Just had a fleeting stop here en route from Sees to Ecouche. It was very late in the day on a dull November afternoon, and we were too late to make the best of a tour. We had a look through the beauti...  more »
  • a lovely Chateau with great park land for a walk there is also a visitor center with display of local area and products  more »
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  • Beautiful castle very well maintained and brilliant guide who was very knowledgeable and spoke brilliant English. Well worth a visit
  • We visited while on holiday and it was a great decision! The château is impressive and certainly worth a trip! It was notably not too busy despite our visit being in June, but the car park certainly has room for more! There weren't any long walks, and entry was reasonably priced. Although our tour was exclusively in French, it was still very worthwhile as we got to see many of the rooms and experience the ambiance of the interior. The gift shop was also lovely and staff were so helpful despite our fairly poor French!
  • So French, this Château has a collection of wonderful furniture (je suis en ébéniste) with paintings and tapestries. Best of all was the presentation by our guide! A simple gem.
  • Beautiful place, very interesting guide tour around the place, worth every penny
  • 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.
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