Château de Canon

Mézidon-Canon, France

The history of Château de Canon originates from The Middle Ages, when it was owned by Franqueville (15th century), Sarcilly (16th century) and Bérenger families. In 1727 Robert Bérenger sold the castle to de la Rocque, who build a new castle, pond and garden. Today it is a 20ha estate, perfectly preserved from the 18th century. There is a French-English style park with period decorations like marble statues, various rock styles, 300 years old trees, waterfalls, water mirror and hydraulic system, maze, huge enclosed gardens, 'chartreuses' small gardens. There is also an organic farm - sale of farm produce and discovery farm with a variety of pets.



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Founded: 1727
Category: Castles and fortifications in France


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Em Lovs (4 months ago)
Amazing! Absolutely loved the visit to Chateau Canon. Very kid friendly, lots of hands on for them in the gardens. Staff were really friendly too.
Barry Epstein (4 months ago)
A privately owned and occupied property of medium size, there isn't much to see inside and, it looks like it hasn't been repaired since the war. The gardens are large with picnic areas and copies amounts of flowers.
Peter Curran (18 months ago)
Lovely relaxed garden estate. Did not visit the Château, but had a very pleasant walk through the various themed garden sections. The standout was the walled gardens... wonderful!
Jonathan Alon (4 years ago)
Beautiful garden and surroundings with farm animals. Good for kids. Sadly the chateau itself was closed to visitors at the time we were there, but still we had a lot of fun.
Fu-chang T (4 years ago)
Awesome place for a wedding. It's charming, very well maintained and got a nice garden. Within driving distance from Bordeaux.
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