Chateau de Gizeux, Gizeux

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The Château de Gizeux is an important edifice, dating from the Middle Ages and much altered over the centuries, notably during the Renaissance and the Age of Enlightenment.The Château de Gizeux in located in the commune of Gizeux in the Indre-et-Loire département of France, in what used to be the province of Anjou. It is one of the Châteaux of the Loire.The château stands at the heart of the Parc naturel régional Loire-Anjou-Touraine. The building is 250 metres long, making it the longest château in Touraine angevine.GeographyThe Château de Gizeux is situated some fifteen kilometres north of Bourgueil and 25 kilometres from Saumur, within the green and wooded parc naturel régional de Loire-Anjou-Touraine. It is midway between Angers and Tours.The château was part of the former province of Anjou and today is in Touraine angevine. It was built on the site of a 14th-century castle.HistoryThe manor of Gizeux belonged to the family of the poet Joachim du Bellay from 1315 to 1660.
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  • September 1, 2017
    Last night tour offered by the owner for this season has allowed us to spend an excellent evening in the company of a family invested and proud of its heritage. Print back in time through the candles and the costumes of our guides who were of small sketches. There are many things to see in this castle especially this magnificent room with painted panels of the pleasant visit over a glass of wine. My children and I had a great time in good company.
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  • August 24, 2017
    night tour has the light of chandeliers by family members who are invested in life and the restoration of the magical places! We will return day to discover other treasures congratulations assets this family for its investment
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  • August 14, 2017
    It is an inhabited Castle and it feels: you are invited by the chatelins and not a horde of officials still a lot of work to do, support them by visiting including the beautiful paintings
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  • August 16, 2017
    Although not one of the most famous, this is a beautiful chateau in the Loire Valley. A definite visit.
  • September 30, 2017
    Beautiful castle, excellent reception by the owner and tuned the room was very comfortable and very nice the breakfast was very pity that we did not have time to visit understood in our night as paintings of galleries are superb course we'll come back
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  • September 14, 2017
    Visit exciting for a wonderful family Castle in the company of the owner.
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  • September 27, 2017
    Family patrimony that we visit with her owner; an autŕe vision of the castles of the Loire.
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  • September 19, 2017
    Beautiful castle
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