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Chateau de Bizy, Vernon

(3.8/5 based on 140+ reviews on the web)
At the gates of the city of Vernon, Chateau de Bizy offers you the pleasure of discovering the charm of this grand park. Stroll the grounds and admire the numerous sculpted fountains, including Neptune fountain, the water staircase, the fountain Gribouille, the sea horse fountain, and more. There are also stables that were built in 1741. All of this grandeur has earned the site the nickname of "Versailles of Normandy."

As you visit, keep in mind that the property has belonged to Louis XV, the Duke of Penthièvre, the last King of the French, and others. Refined interiors have memories of the First Empire, united by the descendants of the brothers Bonaparte and Marshal Suchet Dukes of Albufera. This parentage is still resident and owner of the castle. Use our Vernon trip generator to arrange your visit to Chateau de Bizy and other attractions in Vernon.
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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Visited parts are beautiful. A piece of history to know. Good guide. Park and gardens very nice to visit for a free walk.
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  • Royal rich in history, on a field with bicentenaries trees remains. Nice lounge music where a unique piece, a 1855 Erard piano painted and decorated by Martin technique, opens up to the fingers of conquered amateur pianists.
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  • We were not staying there overnight. We were on Fam trip so people who work there showed us the best part. Actor whose role was King of France was so good. Cider and cheese tasting was good so we had ...  more »
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  • Hello ! my wife and I visited this chateau on Thursday 30th October 2014, we were the first guests to arrive at 10 a.m. A woman, about 40- 50 years old with blond hair and her college from Africa or the Carribean met us in the reception. We said "bonjour" in a nice way and had no response from the 50 years old guide. She said "What do you want ?"...... in an arrogant and rather hostile way. We said nice and calmly that we wanted to see the chateau. The Carribean woman asked if we needed a guide. My wife said cheerfully "No, we can look for ourselves". The blond replied dead serious and arrogant "Well. then you will not see the chateau, you can go and see the garden". I got a bit annoyed and put the money on the table for guide and chateau saying back: "Well where is the guide ?" The Carribean woman saved the situation by cheerfully saying "Here, I will be your guide !" None of them had any name signs on them, the last mentioned gave us a great guiding tour through the chateau, fantastic lady. Humor, intelligent, charm and gentle. The blonde was the extreme opposite. We have not met such a hostile and arrogant tourist guide for years travelling through Europe. She was hostile, arrogant and without manners. I hope supervisor of staff read this feedback. Guides like the blonde woman should never be allowed to work in the tourist industry in France or any other country. Visitors to chateau Bizy, beware the "dragon" of Bizy and it is no joke ! Mr. Bernt Smedvig and Ms Åshild Smedvig, Kleppe, NORWAY
  • Beautiful castle, full of history, it is essential to visit the Castle night there the glow of the candles, the visit is that most magical, accompanied and guided by our wonderful guide Thomas Volatier you will be even more amazed. A pleasure for the eyes and the ears. Warm welcome. Not to be missed.
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  • Large private castle. The gardens are magnificent. Including this great tree Japanese s'affesse all just beautiful.
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  • Very large domain, perfect for an egg hunt
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  • Castle with a very interesting story to visit is it we're in the region
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