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In 1489, Chateau des Milandes was the main residence for the lords of Caumont. Today, it is best known as the former home of entertainer Josephine Baker, who restored this "Sleeping Beauty" castle in the late 1940s. Tour parts of the castle for a glimpse into Baker's intriguing life, walk through the bucolic gardens, or take in a Birds of Prey show that features some of the best fliers in the castle's falconry. Plan your visit to Chateau des Milandes and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Castelnaud-la-Chapelle trip app .
Chateau des Milandes Reviews
La visite du château permet d'avoir un aperçu de la vie de Josephine Baker, qui selon moi, pourrait faire partie des personnages emblématiques de l'histoire de France. La vie que l'on découvre forge l... more »A visit to the castle provides an insight into the life of Josephine Baker, who I believe could be one of the emblematic figures of French history. The life we discover forges respect, and represents a sad life lesson. It is a pity to know so little about this person's journey. Fortunately, this castle allows to remedy it while maintaining its authenticity. It is possible to eat on site with the castle brewery which offers a simple and very frankly affordable menu. Visiting the gardens is pleasant and gives the feeling of entering a timeless mode.
Magnifique château très émouvant quand vous découvrez la vie et la générosité de Joséphine Baker Jardins splendides Spectacle des rapaces très agréable et instructif more »Beautiful castle very moving when you discover the life and generosity of Josephine Baker Splendid Gardens Show of Raptors very nice and informative
Garden ok. Nothing special other than the chateau in the background. Ruined by modern stainless steel water courses that are designed to be then center of attention. About as attractive as a 1970s council estate in the middle of a medieval village. Yuck. Birds of prey cages are saddening. A bald eagle on a 1 meter leash, continually facing the wall 5 inches away. So sad. Owls are locked in small sheds no bigger than the bathrooms inside the chateau. The house and audio guide are good.
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