Château de Pau, Pau
(4.2/5 based on 650+ reviews on the web)
In the center of the city, Château de Pau is best known as the birthplace of King Henry IV of France and Navarre. Napoléon once used it as a holiday home when he was in power. Named a historic monument in 1840, the castle has a renowned collection of tapestries and an excellent collection of items from the time of Henri IV. Use our Pau vacation builder to visit Château de Pau on your trip to Pau, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • This tour allowed us to discover this pieces of our history from Béarn of the most interesting, often mischievous angle and admire a big bravo to this passionate guide of beautiful furniture, tapestries, paintings and sculptures!
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  • We decide to visit the Castle (free for those under 25!). The guide has been at the top! Both interesting and friendly! A nice visit!
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  • Beautiful guided tour of the castle with a person very interesting, full of knowledge and... clamp sans-rire. Very well preserved, beautifully preserved building (furniture, tapestry, porcelain, etc...). The whole retains a historical authenticity (15 - 19è).
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  • Très joli
  • Wonderful castle with night exhibition during summer
  • Awesome place
  • Wonderful Castle view on the chain of the Pyrenees. Too bad the guide was in a hurry visit guided clear. I am reassured by the comment of Michel, who fell on a passionate guide. I recommend.
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  • A very pleasant to visit Castle because there are not only architecture but also furniture and especially monumental tapestries. The guided tour is a real plus.
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