Domaine of Villarceaux, Chaussy

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Domaine of Villarceaux is a spectacular French ch√Ęteau with a water garden and a park. It has been classified as an historic monument of France and is used for concerts and cultural events. Here you will be able to witness a rare 18th century ornamental feature called farthingale (French: vertugadin) that is modeled after the hoop skirts of the same century. The farthingale is surrounded by statutes imported from Italy. The gardens were built to protect France from the British. Interestingly, you will get a glimpse of the medieval fortifications in the park. You can enjoy a completely free entry to the site on certain days as specified on the website. Using our international travel planner, Chaussy attractions like Domaine of Villarceaux can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Visiting this chateau and gardens makes for a very nice couple of hours. The gardens are beautiful, with large ponds, hills, and a nice little walk among a medieval garden with aromatic herbs. The... 
    Visiting this chateau and gardens makes for a very nice couple of hours. The gardens are beautiful, with large ponds, hills, and a nice little walk among a medieval garden with aromatic herbs. The...  more »
  • My 20-year-old son (who lives in the US), parents (who live in Paris area) and myself (who lives in the US too) went to visit the ground of this castle as well as the castle itself. The walk is very.....  more
    My 20-year-old son (who lives in the US), parents (who live in Paris area) and myself (who lives in the US too) went to visit the ground of this castle as well as the castle itself. The walk is very.....  more »
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  • Nice visit but the gardens are a bit run down
  • Visiting this chateau and gardens makes for a very nice couple of hours. The gardens are beautiful, with large ponds, hills, and a nice little walk among a medieval garden with aromatic herbs. The chateau itself is a nice change from the outdoors walk, but nothing spectacular. The fact that entrance is free is a nice plus.

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