Chateau de Montsoreau - Musee d'Art Contemporain, Montsoreau

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Art Museum · Hidden Gem · Castle
Chateau de Montsoreau - Musee d'Art Contemporain is built directly on the confluence of the Loire and Vienne rivers. This gives it spectacular views across the water to the region's riverbank landscapes. It isn’t just the view outside that is impressive, the interior of the chateau is pristine with vaulted ceilings and limestone construction that has survived the centuries gracefully. The chateau completed renovation in 1999, when an 18 room multimedia tour was installed. You’ll delight in the guided media experience through this UNESCO world hertiage site. Chateau de Montsoreau - Musee d'Art Contemporain is an example of a happy marriage of the old and new. Put Chateau de Montsoreau - Musee d'Art Contemporain into our Montsoreau vacation builder to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Montsoreau.
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  • This landmark is very striking from the river and looks great at sunset and there is plenty of wild camping nearby  more »
  • Fine if you like contemporary "art", not if you are expecting a normal chateau. Complete rip-off for history lovers. No trace of the history of the chateau.Yes, you are told that it contains...  more »
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  • What an amazing place. Totally steeped in history and central to the development of France and England. The audio guide was great and took me round most of the site with lots of information. Loads of additional displays and exhibitions too. I was there three hours but could have stayed so much longer
  • Beautiful, magical place. Presented really well. Queueing minimal for tickets as went for about 2pm as open til 8pm. Be aware though, we went on a Wed and because we went later, the selection of food was limited as they stop serving at 4pm. All info in French and English. Loved it all, gardens and riverside setting stunning.
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