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Chateau de Fougeres

14 Place Pierre Symon, 35300 Fougeres, France
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Had a very good 4 nights in this fantastic Chateau.

When you turn into the drive you get a lovely view of the building. When we arrived we were given a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Michael P
Derby, United Kingdom
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Fabulous Fun for all

I visited the chateau with my brother and his children and we expected to be there around an hour... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Christchurch, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When you turn into the drive you get a lovely view of the building. When we arrived we were given a free upgrade. The room was great with a big bathroom. We had breakfast each morning and was typical French style with a vast choice...More

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited the chateau with my brother and his children and we expected to be there around an hour before the children would be bored. We ended up being there over six hours with the children really enjoying there day enormously. There are turrets to...More

Thank tigger22015
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This imposing 12th century chateaux is a medieval jewel. Rather than an isolated fortress, the chateau is an integral part of the town with a unique four- wheeled water mill (still in use for power) and a plaza for markets (currently Saturday mornings, I think)....More

Thank Celia O
Reviewed 11 April 2017

There's been a fortress on this site for centuries and most of them are visible in the grounds of the chateau. There's an audio guide which we should have got but didn't. Great views of the city from a number of points around the chateau...More

Thank Robert N
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Truly stunning and huge scale fortress with well organised and helpful staff and useful audio guides. We spent almost 3hrs exploring at our own pace, seeing some fascinating exhibits giving just a glimpse into the fascinating history of this region. If you are in the...More

Thank phil.galligan
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Well worth the visit to amble amongst the ruins inside the walls. Staff very helpful and friendly and free audio guides in english provided.You can certainly imagine the original buildings rising from the ruins. Lots of stairs to climb in the turrets and towers but...More

1  Thank Lynne A
Reviewed 14 March 2017

a wonderful experience exploring this fortress. Most of this is still intact and what is in ruins are interpreted back to life through interactive interpretation. Don't miss out on the multi-lingual headsets.

Thank Ian C
Reviewed 7 March 2017

This was an interesting short stopover on our motorhome trip around Brittany and the West Coast of France, The Aire we stayed in was close to the Chateau

Thank Garry G
Reviewed 5 March 2017

The castle was constructed in the 12th century by Raoul 11 to replace the wooden fort destroyed by Henry 11 of England in 1166. Much of the history of this castle is tied up with the history of Brittany. But in 1488 after the battle...More

Thank Archaeobuff
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Quite different from other chateaus we've seen - more military than luxury. This one is very large with some 13 towers and a triple entrance. It was also built in a naturally protected area - surrounded on 3 sides by a river. It was actually...More

Thank MTRose
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