Château de Dormans

Dormans, France

Château de Dormans estate was established in the 14th century by Jean de Dormans and their family owned the castle until the 16th century. The current appearance dates from the 18th century. The main classical building was built then and two of four corner towers were restored.


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Founded: 18th century
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in France


4.5/5 (based on Google user reviews)

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Juliana Santos (2 years ago)
The castle itself is pretty but a little run down. The gardens are beautiful. Due to the pandemic the castle is closed to visits but the gardens are admirable.
Staszek Stępień (4 years ago)
Cool place for a walk or a stroll. There's a tourist information in the castle's ground floor. It's worth checking out the monument in the back. Great place for taking some atmospheric photos :)
Julian Edwards (6 years ago)
The monument was quite impressive, the carnage of the first world war is quite disturbing.
Marthie Mostert (7 years ago)
Regretfully I have to give them a 3, not because of the food but because of their attitude. From the outside you don't get the idea that you will get good local food here. It gives a cheap first impression. We sat down for a drink and were surprised with the food that showed up. I choose for filleted trout which was Devine but not better than my partners omelet with truffel. They have an amazing cheese trolly and the desert trolly is to die for. The lunch menu is a bargain. If only the staff can't get their attitude right!
Audz G (8 years ago)
The memorial of the battle of the Marne is very beautiful and very moving. It is a must to visit. Incredible.
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