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Chateau des Roure

Place du Chateau | Le village, 07150 Labastide-de-Virac, France
+33 4 75 38 61 13
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Beutifull castle and interesting history about silk production

We spend an interesting afternoon in the castle. The view is fantastic from the top of the castle... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
Jesper A
Nice views from the top

Friendly place. A bit of a mix of histories (silk/Huguenot/ medeval) but still interesting. The... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2017
ch10014
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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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“silk worms” (5 reviews)
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Place du Chateau | Le village, 07150 Labastide-de-Virac, France
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

We spend an interesting afternoon in the castle. The view is fantastic from the top of the castle. Interesting to see the silk worms and the museum with the silk production machinery. Do not forget to visit the ghost in the cellar.

Thank Jesper A
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Friendly place. A bit of a mix of histories (silk/Huguenot/ medeval) but still interesting. The view from the ramparts was lovely. There's also a "meet-the-ghost" dungeon exhibit which was a bit scary for our 5 year old but is probably fine for older kids.

Thank ch10014
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Fortress impresses. The picturesque view from the top tower opens. But the most interesting thing in fortress is a room with live silk worms. It is possible not to go to the museum of silk which is nearby. This room with live silk worms in...More

1  Thank Alexey77772015
Reviewed 25 September 2016

This chateau visit was extremely interesting - we learned a considerable amount about silkworms and the silk trade which we have not learned despite living for 7 years in a silk producing region - and the chateau itself was extremely pretty and very comfortable. The...More

Thank marsbarfaugh
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Delighted chateau. Famous for its silkworm trade many generations ago. The history of this place was quite interesting. As I understand very little French I was happy when the tour had self guided English tour. The view above the chateau was scenic and beautiful. Interested...More

Thank Ms_0pini0nated
Reviewed 23 July 2016

We loved the tour in the castle - different languages (dutch included). the silk worms were fascinating to see upclose. the dungeon was a nice ending but our children were quite terrified - so not to do with children who scare easily!

Thank Ilse S
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