Chateau de La Roche-Guyon, La Roche-Guyon

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The tenth-century builders of Chateau de La Roche-Guyon dug the castle into a limestone cliff that overlooks the Seine. It was impossible to see the castle from the river, yet the castle had a wide view of the valley--making it an ideal defensive structure for medieval warfare. The manor house that stands today was built in the 12th century and continued to serve this purpose right up through World War II, when German Field Marshall Rommel made the castle his headquarters. Today, it serves as a museum with guided tours. Use our La Roche-Guyon route planner to arrange your visit to Chateau de La Roche-Guyon and other attractions in La Roche-Guyon.
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  • A result set in building in good general condition, an interesting story from yesterday and today.
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  • If you go to giverny stop visit you this castle. There is free parking nearby. Very beautiful castle with a bit empty but so atypical rooms with its troglodyte staircase. By against attention if you have Vertigo. Do without hesitation
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  • We liked the guided tour of the Castle. The castle is original because it belonged to the same family for centuries and there are parts that are built into the cliff. Too bad that there is not a lot of furniture and that maintenance is not perfect.
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  • My 9 years old niece enjoyed so much discovering the castle! The tunnel is amazing, as well as the the view from the very top of the hill. We were not sure if we want to make it to the top, but now we have wonderful memories and great photos, so, no regrets. One of the hidden treasures located not far from Paris.
  • It is one of the most interesting castle I have ever seen. All the ages it saw are still there: from the first humans to the 2nd World War. If you have very young kids, consider that the stairs to the top are very high and holding them, quite difficult to do.
  • Nice castle built in different periods. Be ready for the huge amount of steps for reaching the top :)
  • Stumbled across this gem on the way back from Giverny. Was on the fence about paying the entrance fee, glad I did. This place rules. Great views at the top and an all around adventure. Could easily spend a day in the area.
  • Amazing place but we have needed a taxi because the bus was far away.

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