Château d'Abbadie

Hendaye, France

Château d'Abbadie is a château in Hendaye. Built between 1864 and 1879, it was designed in the neo-Gothic style by E. Viollet-le-Duc and incorporated many enigmatic features characteristic of its owner, the explorer Antoine Thomson d'Abbadie.

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Founded: 1864-1879
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in France

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Akhil Garg (6 months ago)
Chateau dAbbadie is a really nice. The entry ticket is 10.50 Euro without guide and you can visit inside after 3:30 PM. Place opens at 14:00 but first allow people with guided tour which cost 11.90 euros. There are facility of toilets and you can also visit around the castle. It’s really beautiful and nice. Worth to visit in Hendaye.
Iryna (8 months ago)
It's a very interesting and cozy place. There is the possibility to get a guided group tour inside the building but an excursion is only in French language . The guide can provide you with a leaflet in English and Spanish as well. The excursion inside takes about 1 hour. As for me - it worth to visit anyway, even if you don't speak French.
A.J. W (8 months ago)
This was a great experience. You have two options and those are to either pay to see the grounds and outside of the castle or a guided 50 minute tour. We chose the tour with our toddler which we thought might be a nightmare, but it went very well. The tour is in French but the guide answers questions in English or Spanish and they provide you a book to follow along. The inside is pretty cool. Parking is interesting. We went up the hill and parked near the traffic circle as the parking lot was too far for our toddler.
Видный Парень (14 months ago)
Beautiful place. A lot of small interesting sculptures, and picturesque landscapes. When I visited it, the botanical garden has been under renovation. Entrance €2.5, with guide €10
Salty Light Media (14 months ago)
I have to say that I was enjoyed my experience at Abbadia, le Château Observatoire in Hendaye. This attraction has been hyped up so much in the tourist circles. 2.50 euros can get you on the well kept grounds. Just make sure that you enjoy the views and walk as far as you can to squeeze each drop of the beautiful scenery.
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