Chateau de Parentignat, Issoire

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Chateau de Parentignat, called "Little Versailles of Auvergne" by Henri Pourrat, is a must-see for any curious visitor. As one of the few buildings spared during the revolution, the castle now houses one of the largest private collections of paintings by French masters from the 17th and 18th centuries. The château was built in 1707 and still contains much of the original furniture and a library with over 20,000 volumes. Using our online itinerary creator, Issoire attractions like Chateau de Parentignat can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • A beautiful ornate Castle (furniture and paintings). A guided tour of quality. A Park charming where it is good to hang out. This is a must visit for all the curious and lovers of heritage.
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  • nice tour of this private castle. the Park is really nice in the summer; This property is worth
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  • We arrived there on 27 June but it was closed. Apparently, the Castle hosted a crowd of soldiers. What a disappointment! Advice: Please!
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  • Nice and fun
  • Super chateau, super guide
  • Beautiful castle that is worth trying just beside of Issoir with beautiful pieces and beautiful paintings. The tour is guided and lasts 1 hour. The garden is English.
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  • Very interesting place. Quality guide. But in bit too short for the price.
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  • Few things to do and Park very empty don't merit not the nickname of little versailles (no fountain)
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