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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Constantin Anghelache (12 months ago)
you can't visit the castle because it's privately own, but definitely have a go in the gardens sorounding the property which are free and have good public WC if needed
Henri Perusset (14 months ago)
Excellent investment to bring back this castle and the mostly forgotten scientific and geographic discoveries of Antoine d’Abbadie. Excellent very knowledgable tour guide. The whole family learned a lot. The park and the walk along the cliff looked superb … but it was one of these rainy Basque days. Well done, a great cultural outing in the Basque Country!
walter Maccaroni (15 months ago)
Interesante y bonito castillo con capilla, observatorio y un previsto y entorno. Personal superamable. Interesting and beautiful castle. It includes also a chapel and an observatory. Very lovely staff. I really recommend it.
Marius Radoi (2 years ago)
This is a small castle but one of the most beautiful castles I have ever visited. And it's placement is incredible also: one side with the Pyrinees and the other one with the Atlantic.
Grahame Reynolds (2 years ago)
It is of interest because of its owner but the building itself reminded me of a Disney castle. Not worth the entrance fee imho.
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