Château du Bourg-Saint-Léonard

Le Bourg-Saint-Léonard, France

Château du Bourg-Saint-Léonard is a sumptuous building from the end of the 18th century, surrounded by stables, an orangery and a 400 ha park. The interior is decorated with beautiful furniture, Aubusson tapestries, woodwork from the 18th century and restored stairwell.

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Founded: 18th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in France

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www.normandie-tourisme.fr

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Evelyne “Talhouet” BV (8 months ago)
Lots to discover, all the rooms on the ground floor, fully furnished and decorated in the 18th century. A very interesting guided tour. The Park is accessible free of charge, with ponds and a forest
Geraldine Dalbepierre (9 months ago)
Very pretty place. The visit of the castle and its story told form a beautiful parenthesis.
Florence Paccini (9 months ago)
Castle built in the 18th century in Caen stone. Surrounded by an English-style park and forests with an area of ​​more than 400 hectares, the estate was bequeathed by its last owner, Mrs. de Forceville, on her death in 1954, to the commune of Bourg Saint Léonard under conditions: make it a museum open to the public, that only the ground floor can be visited...etc. This is among other things what you will learn by taking part in the guided tour of approximately 1h15 which begins with the exteriors before discovering the interiors: dining room living room...(in May and June, Saturdays and Sundays at 2:30 p.m. and 4 p.m.). At the entrance, to the left of the castle, there are the old stables, to the right the Orangery and to the rear a park and ponds. (ideal for fishing). From the park, you can see Chambois castle in the distance, or at least what remains of it: its characteristic Roman keep. The park is open all year round (many picnic tables). Patrivia heritage pass compatible, for others, it will be 6 euros.
Chris (2 years ago)
Magnificent stroll through the castle and its gardens. The promenade on the estate is open all year round, and the castle lake is worth a visit. The guided tour is only available from May to June.
Dominique Leroux (2 years ago)
Très joli château, la guide très agréable et très sympathique connaît très bien l'histoire du château.
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