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Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne

4 Place Marc Elder, 44000, Nantes, France
+33 811 46 46 44
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The Castle of the Dukes of Brittany houses the Nantes History Museum, displaying more than 850 historic objects with multimedia installations in a contemporary layout. The former ducal palace also holds temporary exhibitions and cultural events all year round. Besides, the rampart walk offers a number of viewpoints of the fortress. The night-time illuminations further reveal the architectural complexity of the site. A restaurant and a gift shop are as well at your service.
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4 Place Marc Elder, 44000, Nantes, France
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Reviewed 3 days ago

One of the picturesque castles I have seen, it was nice to walk on its ancient walls and see the panorama of Nantes.

Thank smoleuge76
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a great place to spend some time! The castle is gorgeous. There was very decent food available inside. There were lots of interesting little shops surrounding it, so lots for everyone!

Thank Minocoop
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful old castle. Nice gardens around. It is the nantes history museum. The museum is very nice, it was things about the castle construction and also recent history

Thank filipam820
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So cool to have a medieval castle in the middle of town. It's really well maintained and a beautiful structure. It's free to walk around and inside but there is a charge for the museum which we didn't do. It's a must when in Nantes!

Thank Wayne E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Magnificent 15th century Chateau - from the ramparts, good views over Nantes … find out about the redoubtable Anne of Brittany from 5 centuries ago - pleasant cafe in the grounds.

Thank RonJulia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very impozant building. Heart od old town. Special architecture and expositions. Around Chateau is nice park. I recommend.

Thank Pavol K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was okay - Audio tour guide is a must and there is a lot to see - cafe/coffee seems to only work on hot sunny dry days - we visit on a dull drizzly day . Probably one of those places you see as...More

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Natacha E, Responsable relations clients at Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear sir, I really apologize for your visit did not fulfill your expectations, I hope you enjoyed your time in Nantes. Best regards

Reviewed 8 November 2017

As my command of French is weak, I did not expect to learn and enjoy the museum as much as I did. We even went back a second day to see the rest of the exhibits. Buy the 20 euro pass that admits you to...More

Thank Mary Ann M
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Stunning castle, interesting museum finished to a very high quality. Audio guides available in several languages. FYI - lots of stairs.

Thank ktsarah
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

This place is stunning! It cost €8 each and it was well worth it with 32 rooms to look in. Information in each room is in French, English and Spanish which was fantastic for us. The outside is absolutely beautiful and the tour continues there....More

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