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Address: Nr. D 940, 82120 Gramont, France
Phone Number: +33 5 63 94 05 26
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The only part remaining of the original medieval castle is the tower of...

The only part remaining of the original medieval castle is the tower of Simon de Montfort to which the existing forecastle was added in the 14th century. The main body, which was built between 1530 and 1545 in the style of the Italian Renaissance, boasts façades decorated with sculptures which will undoubtedly be of special interest to the visitor. The various rooms are enriched by their antique furnishings. Open: > 1st February to 31st March: from 2 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. > 1st April to 30th April: from 10 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. > 2nd May to 30th June: from 10 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. > 1st July to 31st August: from 10 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 6.30 p.m. > 1st September to 31st October: from 10 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. > 2nd to 30th November: from 2 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. > 1st December to 31st January: upon appointment. Last admission 45 minutes before closing time. Closed: > Mondays from 1st September to 30th June. > 1st January, 1st May, 1st November, 11th November and 25th December. Admission fees: Adults : 5,50 €; Concessions (18 to 25) = 4 €; Free admission: minors under 18*; Free admission: 18-25 years old* (citizens of one of the 27 countries of the EU or are non-European permanent residents of France) * excluding school groups

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A chateau built in the middle ages and loving restored by in 1961 by Roger and Marcelle Dichamp. Interesting architecture because the facade is medieval, typical gascon but you go... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 July 2016
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Vancouver, Canada
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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

A chateau built in the middle ages and loving restored by in 1961 by Roger and Marcelle Dichamp. Interesting architecture because the facade is medieval, typical gascon but you go around the back and it is totally renaissance.A lovely small formal garden on the south side. Inside the renaissance staircase is original . If you are lucky enough to visit... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2015

Georgeous and interesting treasure, containing a medieval fortification, a Renaissance chateau and beautiful gardens. Excellent guide who, while not fluent in English, took pains to make sure everyone had the information they needed. The story of how the place was saved and restored is wonderful and heart warming. Vive la France!

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2015

An old chateau in a beautiful position. Interesting guided tour (largely in French). Well worth a visit - particularly if paired with a visit to the wondeful 'Le Petit Feuillant' restaurant next door.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015

This chateau is not too large but very representative of the regional chateaux. The tour guide speaks predominantly French but does have some English speaking skill.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2014

As part of attending a cookery school, we got to visit the Château in Gramont. It's an amazing building with beautiful gardens, condition is really good and the tour guide, whilst english is not her first language, did a great job of explaining things as we went from room to room. Gramont is a small village atop a hill, about... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2012

Standing in the center of the tiny village of Gramont, the Chateau and gardens take one back to the days of old even though the chateau was actually lived in until not too long ago. I loved it.

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