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Chateau de La Rochefoucauld, La Rochefoucauld

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Castle Tourist Spot
With a rich history reaching as far back as the 11th century, the is known primarily for its distinct architecture. The main attractions include a grand staircase and galleries that are said to have been constructed based on the designs of the legendary Leonardo Da Vinci himself during the 16th Century. Although there have been a number of changes and renovations that have taken place since then, visitors can still take guided tours of the libraries, furnished rooms, and even the building’s underlying foundations. Even though most of the castle is open to the public, one wing of the castle is still occupied by the Duke and the Duchess. Make Chateau de La Rochefoucauld part of your personalized La Rochefoucauld itinerary using our La Rochefoucauld itinerary maker.
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  • What drew us to this chateau was a photo I saw of the Leonardo da Vinci staircase. I researched and found that they have two rooms that are available for staying overnight (or longer). We would be in ...  more »
  • A great chateau to visit, they even have clothes you and your kids can dress up in to look the part. The chateau is magnificent and definitely worth a visit.  more »
  • We went round, it's not amazing but it's good, loved getting the history and the archive area was very old and interesting....  more »
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  • A very pretty castle with some beautiful rooms. Take the guided tour to see the libraries and the archive rooms, it's very interesting!
  • Absolutely beautiful place, stay for the tour of the Biblioteque, fascinating. Was about €8 each adult to enter, lovely couple of hours spent.
  • beautiful setting. i was here for a wedding and the place was incredible.
  • Bit expensive but a good experience.
  • Historic