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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.For travelers who use our international travel planner, Saint-Dizant-du-Gua holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Chateau de Beaulon and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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Chateau de Beaulon Reviews
Une première visite avec un accueil très désagréable confirmée lors d'une deuxième visite . Nous demandions prix , conseils. L'employé nous répond que nous "vous n'avez qu'à lire!!" Tout fut à l'avena... more »A first visit with a very unpleasant home confirmed on a second visit. We asked price, advice. The employee answers we "have to read!" Everything was to match. We bought the minimum. We are very disappointed in this store. We would stay there again! Catherine in Bordeaux
Une excellente balade poétique et reposante dans ce joli parc, au bras des fées aux beaux yeux bleus, en faisant attention pour ne pas s'y noyer : prendre son temps, se laisser conter le mystère du li... more »A great ride poetic and relaxing in this beautiful park, on the arm of the fairies to beautiful blue eyes, being careful to not drown: take your time, let tell the mystery of the place, nice pictures to do. As for the temptation of pineau and cognac, it is everyone who sees! Faso33
Le jardin est magnifique, les eaux bleues, les arbres et le calme, dommage que le propriétaire soit si prétentieux .Même si nous venions de la région de Cognac, il nous a carrément ignoré , il a refus... more »The garden is beautiful, blue waters, trees and quiet, too bad that the owner be so pretentious. Even if we came to the region of Cognac, he totally ignored us, he refused to let us taste his production, it's a lack of etiquette as the garden tour ends with a tasting... We will not make him a good pub.
Attractive gardens and dégustation of cognac and Pineau from this distillery.
Fascinating park and wells, nice tasting of pineau and cognac . No other wines. Beautiful castle but no admittance inside.
It's a secret!
Without being a floral park is a nice quiet place to visit with a child's soul as fountains take you to the land of the fairies. Entry € 5/person but deductible from the purchase of an exceptional Pineau. No doubt it helps to better see the fairies! End of September, not a single mosquito Park was seen!
Blue 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!
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