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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 mid-way 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.Using our custom trip planner, Gizeux attractions like Chateau de Gizeux can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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We visited the Chateau as part of a very large group that were offered tours around the place. The guides spoke very good English and explained about the beautiful and well preserved early 17 century ... more »
We discovered this privately owned Chateau when visiting the Loire and what a great find it was! It is so full of history we found the visit very interesting. Informative plaques around the building p... more »
A visit to a a chateau or two is almost compulsory when staying in the Loire valley and I, for one, have grown accustomed to wandering around finely manicured gardens and beautifully preserved archite... more »
Audrey ChezeWe stayed overnight in this castle. The setting is nice and exotic. The owners are very friendly, helpful and very invested in the protection of their heritage.
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J & H Logis-Saint-Mexmea little treasure with its unique frescoes has must see to get out of the beaten paths of large "block buster" castles here is the history of people who have done live and we do share.
Anne ScoobiSuperb visit very suitable for children.
Benjamin BretonA superb visit. Whether it's the exteriors or interiors, the castle is magnificent! Every small corner brings his story... The painted Gallery is very moving. It feels actor of a magical place, the space of one hour... I urge again and again! Special mention to the young guide Leah, thank you for this visit and this good communicative mood!
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