Beautiful Chateau de Pierrefonds is a medieval castle built from 1393-1407 by Louis I de Valois, Duke of Orléans. It is characteristic of defensive military architecture from the Middle Ages. Commissioned by Louis-Napoléon Bonaparte and restored by Viollet-le-Duc in 1850, Chateau de Pierrefonds has kept the original exterior from the 14th century military structural design. However, many interior restorations like polychrome paintings were new additions. You may recognize the castle as a location for films including the BBC series "Merlin," "The Messenger: The Story of "Joan of Arc," and "The Man in the Iron Mask" (1998). Plan to visit Chateau de Pierrefonds during your Pierrefonds vacation using our convenient Pierrefonds trip site .
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Chateau de Pierrefonds Reviews
Stunning place well worth a visit, and great value to. Not great for pushchairs so be prepared, but great either way a must visit if your in the area more »
Parking à proximité. Visite guidée d'une heure au max une heure et quart ou possibilité de prendre un audioguide pour 3 euros. Nous avons opté pour la visite guidée qui fût agréable. Le château est im... more »Parking nearby. Guided tour of one hour at most an hour and a quarter or the possibility to take an audioguide for 3 euros. We opted for the guided tour which was pleasant. The castle is imposing, little furniture but many places to examine to admire the work and ideas of Violet the Duke. We recommend you take the ticket paired with the Château de Coucy, which costs 10 euros.
This castle is so cute! All the grass it green and the leaves that fill the hills are pink in the sunlight. The castle is a sight for sore-eyes in every direction, the pathways are so lovely. The castle is not like the palaces with furniture and bedrooms but it is very unique in its own way, it is very historic and medieval, the expositions are so cool. Basically without a doubt its like a being in a fairytale🧚♀️!! WARNING- if you go you will never want to come back!!!!!
I was with the group of L'Arche communities from all over the world. We went to walk around and see this castle. We were not able to get inside but still, the surrounding is enticing. Quiet and peaceful.
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