Photo Gallery: Keys to the Castle, France

Chateau de Brissac

Host John Barrowman takes a look around some of the most amazing castles and chateaux in France that are still lived in today. First up: Chateau de Brissac. Located in the beautiful countryside of France, this place has been dubbed the giant of the Loire Valley. It is home to the Marchioness of Brissac, Larissa, and her family, and it's also a working bed-and-breakfast. The family lives in a private sanctuary hidden deep within the castle that features five bedrooms, six baths, a lavish dining room, stylish reception room and full kitchen. Guests to the castle over the years have included France's King Louis XIII (back in 1620) and A-list celebrities such as Sophia Loren and Jeremy Irons.

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    • Chateau de Brissac
      Website: www.chateau-brissac.fr
    • Chateau de Tennessus
      Website: www.tennessus.com
    • Chateau de Canisy
      Website: www.canisy.com
    • Chateau de Villandry
      Website: www.chateauvillandry.com
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