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Chateau de Talmont-Saint-Hilaire

8 rue du Chateau, 85440 Talmont Saint Hilaire, France
+33 2 51 90 27 43
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Great day out

We came with our two boys 7 and 5. We followed the parking signs as we arrived into the village and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Vickie T
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Excellent few hours out

This is the second time that we have visited Talmont St. Hilaire castle and once again we were not... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rhiannon H
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8 rue du Chateau, 85440 Talmont Saint Hilaire, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came with our two boys 7 and 5. We followed the parking signs as we arrived into the village and were surprised to find we could park for free just a few minutes walk from the village centre and castle. We began our visit...More

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Château T, Guide at Chateau de Talmont-Saint-Hilaire, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Thank you for sharing this pleasant to read opinion about your day in the castle ! We are happy to know that you have valued our work to take care of the animals. We wish you a very good day.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the second time that we have visited Talmont St. Hilaire castle and once again we were not disappointed. There is a lot to see and do while you’re there, the story of Eleanor of Aquitaine is vividly told with horses galloping across the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited here whilst on holiday with friends and this place was on Janet’s list of places to see. Whilst we were booking our tickets there was a sign advertising a concert to take place in the grounds with an apology as there may be...More

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Château T, Guide at Chateau de Talmont-Saint-Hilaire, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, We thank you for your praise. Really happy that you enjoyed your visit in the Château de Talmont. Lookin forward to welcoming you in the castle another time ! The staff of the castle

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Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

We visited on a low season day in early June so no activities were on and the weather wasn’t amazing. That said the castle was lovely, with some lovely views from the top, when the mist disappeared! The ladies in the cafe were fantastic, so...More

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Château T, Guide at Chateau de Talmont-Saint-Hilaire, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for your praise. Happy to know that you enjoyed the visit ! Looking forward to see you again at the castle, L'équipe du Château

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Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

There is lots to do at the ruins of this chateau. The climb up to the top of the ruins gives you quite a spectacular view of the town and surrounding area. Down on the ground, enjoy one of the many wooden games available. Our...More

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Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

Really nice place to visit in the Talmont area for both adults and kids. Next to just watching the old castle there are various nice activities to do, like two nice (bird and knight) shows, ancient games and writing, guide tour (included). Staff is friendly....More

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Reviewed 19 February 2018

Richard the lionheart and his men all roamed this land. Queen Alienor of Aquitaine and her husband Henry II of England visited here as well after they purchased the land from its owner in the 1150s/1160s. Hunting in this area was wonderful as Richard the...More

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Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

We have visited chateau de talmont twice now. There are the ruins to explore with a fantastic view from the top of the tower but it doesn’t end there. There is a horse riding display depicting the history of Richard the lion heart with jousting,...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We were really impressed by the activities on offer at the chateau and while we planned on stopping in for an hour or so as the castle remains did not seem that big, ended up there for hours! With horse ride jousting and medieval games,...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

It is basically a ruin with no rooms for access but has a laser light show at night. believe it was owned originally by King Richard the Lionheart.

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Lez3006
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Hello, Yes, dogs are allowed, on a lead. Looking forward to see you and your dog at the castle !
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Gwen0204
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Hi, We have no shows and no animations in September. At this period, you can only do the tour of the castle thanks to a paper guide or audioguides you can rent. We also let some medieval wooden games available for... More
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