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It brings history to life!

It was great to walk around an experience the atmosphere of the Chateau, and an excellent guidebook... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Ian B
Impressive but small

Nice short boat trip from Carantec to get to the Chateau du Taureau. Once in the fortress you’ll... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
Alexandra F
Paris, France
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29252 Morlaix, France
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

It was great to walk around an experience the atmosphere of the Chateau, and an excellent guidebook is provided (in French and English)) that explains the history and features of the building. The boat trip to get to the Chateau only adds to the experience....More

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Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Nice short boat trip from Carantec to get to the Chateau du Taureau. Once in the fortress you’ll get a short introduction and then you’re free to walk around for an hour before taking the boat back to Carantec. The view up there is amazing...More

Thank Alexandra F
Reviewed 7 August 2018

The Chateau du Taureau is a remarkable site in the Baie de Morlaix. While we were not is a position to take full advantage of the French-language presentation, the information (both on-line & the on-site leaflets) give plenty of insight to the life at this...More

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Reviewed 12 June 2017

beautiful ancient fortress in raising from the waters. a must see. history blends with nature for a great feeling of travelling back in time. there are places that seem to last forever together with what they symbolize and this is one of them.

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Reviewed 4 September 2016

Nice cruise to get to the Fort du Taureau with a lot of history hidden behind it, the tour guide did a pretty good resume of it's history but had no idea what the German did there during WWII - luckily I met a local...More

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Reviewed 23 October 2015

This is great family trip, as it involves visiting an island prison. It has the added bonus for the British visitors that the fortress was originally built to fend off the English invaders! There is an Audioguide available in English, which gives you more background...More

4  Thank TheWritersRoom
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Great day out. Worth a visit. Make sure to ask if the tour guide speaks English.... Kids loved the history.

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Reviewed 20 August 2015

Our visit wan's helped by bad weather. Nice attempt to liven it up for kids but putting giant games in some of the cells but once you've been seen one of them, and wandered around there's not a lot to do. Boat trip there was...More

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Emilie O, Responsable d'exploitation du Château du Taureau at Chateau du Taureau, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2016
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Bonjour, Je regrette que le mauvais temps ait gâché votre visite. Nous invitons les visiteurs étrangers à leur arrivée sur...More

Reviewed 2 August 2015

I have now visited the Chateau three times with friends and family. This is a Vauban fortress built on a rock in the Bay of Morlaix. It has a chequered past, having been used variously for the military, a prison, a residence in the 1930s...More

4  Thank Breizhlady
Reviewed 6 July 2015

This a a good way to spend a few hours. Need to check when the daily trip is made as it depends on the tides. nice views of the bay from the boat and from the Fort. History is explained on the panels throughout the...More

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23 August 2016|
Response from Emilie O | Property representative |
Hello, It cost 14€ per adult, 7€ per child (4-12 years) and it's free for the children under 4 years. Have a nice day ! Emilie OLLIVIER Responsable du Château du Taureau
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