Chateau de Parentignat, Parentignat

#2 of 7 in Historic Sites in Issoire
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Chateau de Parentignat, called "Little Versailles of Auvergne" by Henri Pourrat, is a must-see for any curious visitor. As one of the few buildings spared during the revolution, the castle now houses one of the largest private collections of paintings by French masters from the 17th and 18th centuries. The château was built in 1707 and still contains much of the original furniture and a library with over 20,000 volumes. Using our online itinerary creator, Parentignat attractions like Chateau de Parentignat can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This is a stunning piece of French History and an architectural gem. This beautiful château holds incredible pieces of art and true treasures. Not only do you learn a lot about 18th and19th century...  more »
  • Excellent guides and programmes such as geocatching and also escape games in the future. One of the best places I’ve ever been to in France. I recommend it not only for a romantic walk in couple but.....  more »
  • Nice and fun
  • Super chateau, super guide
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