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Where Nacqueville is (facing the Isle of Wight) in relation to London and Paris

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Navigation bullet point Contents of each page
Navigation bullet point Views of the Chateau or of the grounds
Navigation bullet point Maps available
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Chateau and Park's title block
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Site map

Contents of each page

Views

Body text bullet pointThe classic front view

Body text bullet pointLarger front view (in separate window)

Body text bullet pointCoat of arms over the drawbridge

Body text bullet pointView - pruned rhododendron bushes

Body text bullet pointLooking down the valley

Body text bullet pointThe entrance lodge

Body text bullet pointThe top of the main cascade

Body text bullet pointThe family on the front steps, looking towards the tower.

Maps

Body text bullet pointFerry routes - U.K. - France

Body text bullet pointBasic road map from Cherbourg

Body text bullet pointMore detailed road map (in separate window)

Body text bullet pointPlaces nearby

Overview (Home page) - main points about Nacqueville
Body text bullet pointView - front of chateau
Body text bullet pointHigher quality image - larger, clearer front view
Body text bullet pointThe Chateau - summary of the history of the Chateau
Body text bullet pointThe Park - summary of the Park's history
Body text bullet pointOpening times - summary of the opening times
Body text bullet pointTravelling to Nacqueville - brief description of the possibilities.

History - a more detailed summary of the history
Body text bullet pointFamilies - the 3 families of inhabitants
Body text bullet pointView - Coat of arms over the drawbridge
Body text bullet pointBeginnings - Grimouvilles, fortified manor...
Body text bullet pointCreation of the Park - and what de Tocqueville thought
Body text bullet pointView - pruned rhododendron bushes - next to the lake
Body text bullet pointView - down the valley to the chateau
Body text bullet pointPost-war - Hersent and reconstruction, and the Azans
Body text bullet pointToday - the d'Harcourts

Getting there - how to get to Nacqueville from the UK and elsewhere in France
Body text bullet pointReaching Cherbourg (& ferry map) - ways of getting to Cherbourg
Body text bullet pointGetting to the Chateau ... (& map) - road directions, plus taxi and bus details
Body text bullet pointMore detailed map - clearer map with more detail and directions.

Visits - as below
Body text bullet pointYour tour - what you will see
Body text bullet pointThe entrance lodge
Body text bullet pointOpening times - when you can come and take at tour
Body text bullet pointPrices - for adults, children and under 5's
Body text bullet pointGroups - how to arrange a visit by a group.

Places nearby - what the many guides will tell you, and more
Body text bullet pointMap - of places nearby
Body text bullet pointOther houses and gardens - other places of a similar type to visit in the area
Body text bullet pointOther places nearby - more wide-ranging suggestions
Body text bullet pointPlaces further away - Normandy landing beaches, Mont St. Michel, Bayeux tapestry...
Body text bullet pointAlternative activities - suggestions for taking a break from sightseeing
Body text bullet pointPlaces to eat - some suggestions

Links - useful links for tourers and sightseers in the Cotentin peninsula
Body text bullet pointCotentin, Manche, Normandy... - their geographical extent explained
Body text bullet pointThe top of the main cascade
Body text bullet pointTravel organisations - ferry operators, railways, Paris metro
Body text bullet pointLocal tourist offices
Body text bullet pointRegional tourist sites
Body text bullet pointNational tourist sites
Body text bullet pointFinding out more - search engine details

About us - about the family and others working at Nacqueville
Body text bullet pointContact details - address, telephone & fax details.
Body text bullet pointThe family on the front steps, looking towards the tower.
Body text bullet pointProblems with the site? - what to do to get these fixed.
Body text bullet pointAbout the site - who created the site, took the photos, etc.

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