Chateau de La Roche-Courbon, Saint Porchaire

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A privately owned castle that is also classified as a monument historique, Chateau de La Roche-Courbon is a popular attraction in the country. Home to one of the most beautiful gardens in the region, the chateau has been listed in the country’s finest gardens. Initially built in 1475, the chateau first received its name in the 17th century through the occupation of the Courbon family. To this day, the interiors and décor of the chateau remains authentically from the 17th century as the chateau hosts a garden with geometrical flower beds, orchards, gardens, lakes, and lawns. Put Chateau de La Roche-Courbon at the forefront of your travel plans using our Saint Porchaire trip itinerary maker.
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  • Living in The Charente family staying so took them today, lovely Chateau, grounds, history. Draw back!! is the tour of house is in total French no English not even a welcome!! The translation card doe...  more »
  • We visited as part of an excursion from La Rochelle. The guided visit (no photography allowed) to the inside of the Chateau was given in excellent English and was extremelly informative. The first roo...  more »
  • After a recommendation from out B&B host we took a stop to walk through the gardens and a walk to the caves. Beautiful! The walk to the caves was easy and was an interesting view to prehistoric times.  more »
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  • Beautiful chateau in the French countryside. Well worth it if in the area
  • Nice day out great tour, caves are fun
  • Beautiful area and beautiful French garden. The Interior of the castle is very well preserved. Museum and prehistoric sites and more.
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  • Pretty Castle well preserved parts, excellent guide and beautiful garden has human size, mounted on stilts. It is a bit expensive for a family. The caves are a little far but the ride is nice.
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  • A beautiful setting, the history of the castle is available in a guided tour as well as in an exhibition very well presented. The gardens are a model of respect for nature that married well with the surrounding constructions. It rests, it takes its time and it made a detour of several centuries in back for a moment. Do not plan a detour, better...
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