Château de Maintenon, Maintenon

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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  • August 17, 2017
    Very good visit where you can learn a lot even without guide with a detailed brochure. Superb gardens which visits quickly because it's not very big, compared to others!
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  • August 17, 2017
    Very welcoming. The castle is beautiful with a nice Park and a view of the aqueducts very pleasant. We did not tour because he had a very good tour guide and we knew the subject. There are very nice rooms and the Park is large enough to relax!
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  • August 16, 2017
    Very nice tour of this castle full of history, the decorations and furniture have been preserved and give a unique insight into life at several times the castle was known. If you're in the area, it is a must!
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  • August 19, 2017
    If you want to learn more about Louis 14 than just Versailles this is the place to see. Beautiful outsides with a French garden and fun animations along the year.
  • July 12, 2017
    This is a beautiful castle, a smaller scaled castle than the big name ones which makes the visit very intimate....
  • January 9, 2017
    Amazing place you can visit everywhere. My favorite spot the garden lovely. We went on Sunday they had a small tent inside selling crepes for 1euro really good, outdoor music. It was really nice spend a day there ... I will like to go back in summer .
  • September 2, 2017
    Beautiful grounds very interesting interior
  • April 14, 2017
    Awesome place, April tulips are beautiful

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