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Château de Maintenon, Maintenon

(4.5/5 based on 360+ reviews on the web)
Discover the 17th century apartments of Madame de Maintenon and the lavish rooms of the Sun King Louis XIV at Château de Maintenon. The main architectural features include the 13th-century keep, the bridge across the moat, and the corps de logis flanked by two round towers. Stroll to the far end of the formal French gardens to view the Vauban aqueduct built in 1685 to supply the fountains at the Palace of Versailles. The haphazard and varied heights of the towers, spires, and steeples create an emblematic character reminiscent of an old town or abbey. Arrange your visit to Château de Maintenon and discover more family-friendly attractions in Maintenon using our Maintenon itinerary builder.
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Reviews
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  • Magnificent Castle surrounded by a beautiful park. The tour is full of stories of madame Maintenon and the Noailles family. After an individual visit that has allowed to discover the different rooms, we had a very interesting tour with an exciting guide
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  • The castle is located in the Center City, beautiful garden and Castle very well maintained. The audio tablet is very well done and ideally replaces the guide according to the hours or you arrive.
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  • A castle nice and with a lot of memories inside. I loved. But the most beautiful remains outside, it's beautiful with the aqueduct and the garden, which is just over the top... Again very soon
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  • Not too bad a place to visit. The Chateau is in a good state of repair and the grounds are excellent. It would have got one star more if it was slightly larger or slightly cheaper.
  • Beautiful! Small music in the gardens, superb. Visit!
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  • Volunteer for the spectacle of the Castle, it's a real pleasure to go every week for rehearsals
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  • Beautiful French garden. The castle is under renovation. The Interior is a bit disappointing... Some parts are not time, as the walls of staircases that give on the 1st floor... pity...
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  • Nice ride ds garden
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