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Address: Boulevard St Denis Hors, 37400, Amboise, France
Phone Number: +33 2 47 23 44 57
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You've seen your share of castles, villas and chateaux. Now see them again:...

You've seen your share of castles, villas and chateaux. Now see them again: this park contains over 40 miniature models of the country's most famous chateaux.

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Great introduction to the chateaux of the Loire , you can decide which you would like to see close up

Went on an overcast day so pleasantly hardly anybody there! Children 12 and under get in slightly cheaper and you can buy a dual ticket and go to aquarium aswell Park is well laid... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 August 2016
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Surely a venue which will fail to survive. Although models are well constructed and gardens well tended, there just isn't that much for a family to do. One model train was running. The kids bounced on the bouncy castle and drove the model boats , but were frankly bored. It's expensive to get in and the staff wouldn't open rides... More 

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Thank Jeremy A
Aline G, Responsable relations clients at Parc des Mini-Chateaux, responded to this review

Dear visitor, Thank you for your comment. We are sorry to read that you have a problems with our attraction staff. This park is made for a nice family moment trought little castles. A way to look differently at these French monuments. More 

London, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Very informative and well worth a visit by adults. The models are very detailed and give as good an idea of the outside as a visit would. This is wrongly marketed as a kid's outing whereas it should be made more informative for adults and have less 'accessible' content. My advice: increase adult entry price and let children in free.... More 

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Thank TWhyte
Aline G, Responsable relations clients at Parc des Mini-Chateaux, responded to this review

Dear visitor, Thank you for your comment. This park is a place for a family visit, we need to propose attractions for children but also informations and interactivity for adults. Thank you for your advice about prices but it's not as easy as it's looks like...we are a private site whitout any public subsidies so we need to maintain our... More 

Lincoln, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Went on an overcast day so pleasantly hardly anybody there! Children 12 and under get in slightly cheaper and you can buy a dual ticket and go to aquarium aswell Park is well laid out all the information is in French and English Mini cars and horses to ride on for free . The only let down is that there... More 

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Aline G, Responsable relations publiques at Parc des Mini-Chateaux, responded to this review

Dear visitor, Thank you to your comment, Parc Mini-Châteaux is a place for a family time with some attractions for children. A lot of our visitors visit our park to see Loire Valley castles differently or to choose the ones they want to visit for real. We take note of your comment abour the coffee shop missing for next year. More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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143 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

This park is too cute to miss. Plus, where else can you see great miniature versions of many of the Loire Valley castles? It is also a great way to introduce yourself to the Loire Valley and maybe help you decide which castles you want to see. There is a play area for kids with bounce house, small cars, and... More 

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Aline G, Responsable relations clients at Parc des Mini-Chateaux, responded to this review

dear visitor, Thank you for your comment. As you have notice the Parc MINI-Châteaux is the place where tourists can find their own program during their stay in the Loire Valley. Kids can have fun and discover as giants the French architectural treasure. More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
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176 reviews
56 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

We visited on a very hot day and virtually had the place to ourselves. It was fun to wander amongst the chateaux knowing that we don’t have time to visit them all. Fun rides for kids on cars and horses on rails which are part of the entrance price. Drive the small motorised boats for extra. Nicely kept site and... More 

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Thank Dawn on holiday
Aline G, Responsable relations clients at Parc des Mini-Chateaux, responded to this review

Dear visitor, thank you for your interesting comment. Parc Mini-châteaux during hot days is oftena peacefull place to visit, children can have fun on attractions and parents can appreciate the beauty of 41 castles. A place to choose which castle you want to visit, to see castles from the upper side it's an original view which isn't possible in real... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Our family had a lovely time pottering around the models. Some had recently been restored and my daughter's (8&4) enjoyed dressing up, the bouncy castles and pony and car rides. Good with joint ticket for aquarium.

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Aline G, Responsable relations clients at Parc des Mini-Chateaux, responded to this review

Dear visitor, Thank you for your comment, a historical visit for your family, but also a moment of fun and happinesse regarding to your commentary. Have a nice stay in the Loire Valley visiting our castles (in real). More 

Murrieta, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

We visited here without little children and had lots of fun anyway. We even rode the horses (fake ones that run on a track) There is a nice stream running through the models on display and the setting is quite beautiful. It is quite expensive, 14 Euros per person. There was a little maze and a bounce house for kids.... More 

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Aline G, Responsable relations clients at Parc des Mini-Chateaux, responded to this review

Dear visitor, Thank you for your comment, Parc Mini-Chateaux it's a place to overlook castles of the Loire Valley in one site. Throught all these models you can have somme fun with our attractions. A little walk where you can dream of prince and princess tale. More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Undoubtedly a great concept - the models are in the main part good but everything around it is unkept and not working - only one train on one section of a huge track. In all the literature there is remote control boats advertised - not working.... Very disappointing!

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Aline G, Responsable relations clients at Parc des Mini-Chateaux, responded to this review

Dear visitor, thank you for your comment, the Parc Mini-Chateaux is in restauration, a long and precise work for all our staff, you have seen all these models and certainly realize the thoroughness we need to maintain these little castles. Technical problems appears daily, we are sorry to see that the day you came many of them were present. We... More 

Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

This place isn't cheap on its own, but the aquarium is good and a dual ticket saves cost. The park itself is nice for young children, it has two basic rides - over 90cm can ride with an adult. The models are good, a little run down here and there, but I've seen worse. There was a bouncy castle too,... More 

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Thank H G
Aline G, Responsable relations clients at Parc des Mini-Chateaux, responded to this review

Dear visitor, Thank you for your comment, Parc Mini-chateaux offer to our visitors a place to discover the Loire Valley trought there castles during a family time. You have the possibility to buy a combine ticket Parc des Mini-Chateaux and Grand Aquarium de Touraine, you seems to have appreciate this kind of offer. We wish you a nice stay in... More 

Harrow, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

We came here with our two kids while on holiday in the Loire valley. Since we were in the area during the floods of early June 2016, we couldn't get to many of the real palaces, this place seemed like the next best thing. You can see many of the Loire chateaux very accurately modelled, however some of them did... More 

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Aline G, Responsable relations clients at Parc des Mini-Chateaux, responded to this review

Dear visitor, Thank you for your comment, the Parc Mini-Chateaux is in renovation since two years. We offer to our visitors a place where they can see all the most beautiful castles of the Loire Valley. We take in consideration your note to improve our site. More 

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