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Built in the early 17th century, Chateau de Cormatin boasts many original details including its impressive winding staircases and pristine antique decorations. Gardens, water features, and a wide moat add to the natural flow of the grounds. Battle armaments include turrets, a high-rusticated dungeon, gun ports, and a working drawbridge that will fascinate your and your older children's imaginations. Lavishly decorated quarters invite you to explore the prestigious lifestyle of the nobility. The famous "Gilded Rooms" provide the most authentic and brilliant testimony on the French marquis lifestyle, complete with hand-painted tapestries and refined paintings. Planning Cormatin trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.
Chateau de Cormatin Reviews
The Château de Cormatin is surrounded by a moat with a drawbridge and is extremely interesting to see from the exterior. Unfortunately, except for a few rooms, you can only tour the interior of the... more »
If you are near Tournus you should make a break at castle courmatin and let you drift away...take a Guide and after the castle hang out in the garden! more »
Small and simple restored chateau. Interesting display of the restoration work which is still ongoing in the gardens. A small maze with a central lookout post entertains the little ones. The kitchen garden is also an interesting feature as well as the topiary in the formal garden.
A hidden gem. A bit out of the way but worth the extra kms. Very well preserved castle with amazing ceilings and walls. Wonderful gardens including a boxwood maze. English speaking guide was very good.
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