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Address: 23 rue des Princes, 35270 Combourg, France
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+33 2 99 73 22 95
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Le chateau de Combourg et une forteresse medievale situee en...

Le chateau de Combourg et une forteresse medievale situee en Haute-Bretagne. Le grand ecrivain et homme politique, Francois-Rene de Chateaubriand, y passa son enfance.

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Combourg castle is a medieval fortress and childhood home of the renowned writer Francois-Rene de Chateaubriand, located in upper Brittany, France.

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For accidental of passengers, an apparition of the castle from the road is incredible. Suddenly you get feeling that you are have entered into a fairy tale.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 October 2016
Rada L
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

For accidental of passengers, an apparition of the castle from the road is incredible. Suddenly you get feeling that you are have entered into a fairy tale.

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Ringwood, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Beautiful building, great grounds, still occupied hence odd opening times. Set in manicrued grounds , views in lovely Combourg Town

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

wonderful place and so interesting, the original family still live there, if you are british and not good at french check the times of the english tour, we went in the morning and it was all in french although they give you a sheet to help with telling you some of the history felt we missed extra bits of information,... More 

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24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Was going to visit and pulled out as was being charged adult prices for teenagers. No family ticket option. Pretty to look at and dominates old town but not worth the money.

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Andalucia, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

This is a nice castle in the old town of Combourg where Chateaubriand, the famous French writer, lived. It has an interesting architecture with an original stair in the main façade. It´s worth visiting if you are in the area and want to spend some time taking some photos, but I wouldn´t say this is the most interesting castle in... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

A lovely and interesting house but unfortunately a tourist attraction that does not welcome tourists. The guide made no effort to include visitors from outside France in the tour, often standing with her back to my husband and myself, and another couple (German) in her party. As there were only 8 people in the group, 50% of those present were... More 

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016

Whilst on a short stay in Dinan, we wanted a chance to visit what we regarded as a traditional chateau, so a quick search on the internet identified Chateau de Combourg as the only real option. Fortunately we weren't disappointed! We arrived in Combourg and the Chateau is clearly obvious but initially the entrance was not. We took advantage of... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

I arrived about 15 minutes before the tour started, and tours here are obligatory because this castle is still inhabited by its owners. This gave me time to have a stroll through the 'park' (more a field and some trees) and have a nice view on the castle. The guide was well informed, especially about facts and figures around the... More 

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isle of wight
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016

We went to Combourg not really planning to visit the Chateau but decided on a whim to give it a go. I assumed you looked around it like you do old places in England, but no I was severely castigated by an elderly looking head mistress type for trying to open the door lol..and it was downhill all the way.... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2016

A visit we enjoyed, dog walk and picnic at lunchtime in the lovely grounds, and then the tour of the chateau, which was a delight, if a little hurried from room to room, and although no English, the guide was clearly spoken and we were able to understand most of her information. Good shop, and helpful assistant.

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