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The Château de Beaulon is a château—castle located in the town of Saint Dizant du Gua, near the southwestern coast in the Charente-Maritime Department of the Poitou-Charentes region, in France. The privately owned château, gardens, and landscape park, a Monument historique, are open to the public.ChâteauThe château was built circa 1480 as a residence for the Bishops of Bordeaux. The château has both stone Gothic and Renaissance style facades.GardensThe present gardens were created beginning in 1942. The park includes a French formal garden around the château, and an English landscape garden. The garden is listed by the Committee of Parks and Gardens of the French Ministry of Culture as one of the Remarkable Gardens of France.A major feature of the landscape park are the Fontaines Bleues, natural springs whose waters are an unusual brilliant hue of blue. There is also a round dovecote structure with a conical roof, dating from 1740, with fifteen hundred nesting holes.The gardens suffered major damage from the storm of 1999, which blew down hundreds of trees. They have since been replanted and are restored.To visit Chateau de Beaulon and other attractions in Saint-Dizant-du-Gua, use our Saint-Dizant-du-Gua family vacation planner.
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Chateau de Beaulon Reviews
lilidupAugust 7, 2017
L'endroit est tout simplement magique Les fontaines sont magnifiques et méritent que l'on fasse un détour pour elles Le parc est très bien entretenu et propose une certaine sérénité Le château est plu... more »The place is simply magical fountains are beautiful and deserve to do a detour for them the Park is very well maintained and offers a certain serenity Castle is rather a big home however the place is very nice tasting is friendly still must he be able to hail the owner liquor prices are relatively high
fabland78July 25, 2017
beau parc, belle balade. Les "fontaines bleues " (étendues d eaux) ont de belles couleurs. Belles photos à faire more »beautiful park, nice ride. The "blue fountains" (extended d waters) have beautiful colors. Nice pictures to
197annvJuly 25, 2017
gezellige wandeling en mooie blauwe watertjes onderweg. ter sfsluiting een proevertje van pineau de charente en/of cognac. more »cosy walk and beautiful blue water on the go. in sfsluiting a taster of pineau de charente and/or cognac.
Paul MalmhedenJuly 9, 2013
Fascinating park and wells, nice tasting of pineau and cognac . No other wines. Beautiful castle but no admittance inside.
AnonymousOctober 29, 2013
It's a secret!
Yvan HURIEZAugust 14, 2017Blue fountains are a nice surprise! Really unexpected and beautiful weather. Walk 30 minutes in this beautiful park shaded. € 5 entry. (Free entrance if you come to buy the Pineau and Cognac.) I recommend!
Annick PasquierAugust 2, 2017Very average review before being full of mosquito, not a single fish in the pools. Personal very unpleasant. The do not recommend at all! It's good for kids with a baby face
Patrick BessieresAugust 21, 2017In addition to the quality of this extraordinary and succulent, pineau pleasant and surprising discovery of the Castle and its Park. Blue fountains are impressive and enchanting... a bit mystical. The Park is very nice and fresh. The Loft watch the ancient importance of this area... it is understandable seeing the charms of the place that the clergy s vebait rest. Tasting in a room with a warm welcome. Note also the distillery with great stills of copper on the road to royan out of lorignac. It's worth also look!
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