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Chateau of Maisons-Laffitte, Maisons-Laffitte
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A 17th century chateau, Chateau of Maisons-Laffitte was built by François Mansart for René de Longueil, who went on to be Louis XIV's Superintendent of Finances. Its architecture is one of the best examples of French classical art. During your tour of the chateau, you will discover the impressive open staircase and its sculpted and restored décor. Also take time to see the King's apartment and his famous Cabinet des Miroirs as well as the superb decor in the Comte d'Artois' dining room.

A horse racing museum is available as well, including two permanent exhibitions in the former kitchens of the chateau. The grand central entrance vestibule of stone was originally enclosed by fine wrought iron grilles, which are today showcased at the Louvre. Chateau of Maisons-Laffitte is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our online itinerary creator, Maisons-Laffitte Edition.
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  • A very beautiful castle, beautiful architecture and many rooms to visit. The visit lasts a little over 2 hours. The staff is very friendly. The garden is nice and I also recommend visiting the Park a little bit outside the Castle. A good day at home Laffite!
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  • I visited this castle mainly because I was interested in photographing the external structure; Unfortunately, however, the façade was completely covered by scaffolding. So, since I had gone up there, I took the opportunity to visit the interiors (exploiting the gratuity, because the visit is free if you are under 26 years old). Given that I am not fond furnishings generally, the castle is well maintained. During the visit, there was just me and another couple, so you can explore the Castle calmly and without the crowds of people everywhere
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  • Nice 17th century castle designed by Mansart currently under renovation too bad for us! very little furniture inside because the owners are left with! very nice bathrooms, a staircase but the problem is that all floors are to visit except with a guided tour and there is the problem, little info on it. Audio guides are announced but we have not been proposed and it is well damage because little information in the rooms, staff not very talkative and friendly
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  • There are special visits to the attic floors. Places are limited, reservation.
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  • Very pretty
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  • Its written history and it is MA-GNI-FI-QUE! 🏰
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  • Ongoing renovations on the front so the back photo...
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  • Not far from Paris. Top. History
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