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Chateau de Fougeres

Address: Fougeres, France
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Ranked #1 of 7 Attractions in Fougeres
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Castles, Cultural
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arborfield
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53 reviews 53 reviews
11 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Possibly, clearly there are a lot of contenders but the Chateau de Fougeres has to be on the top 10 list of castles of the world. It was certainly a large fortress in a commanding position and there is enough left for a full circumnavigation around the walls and trips up and down numerous towers, all with great views of... More

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

If you like Castles you will love this, one of the oldest in Europe also worth walking around and seeing the church.

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Gravesend, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Very interesting visit to the château with lots of interesting architecture and views to be enjoyed. Audio guide was very good and synced up in English to give you all the history about the château and the region.

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London
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

This château has to be seen to be believed. It is absolutely stunning and well worth a visit. It's not far from Mont St Michel which is another amazing attraction on the coast. This really brings history to life and gives it a new dimension if you study the subject.

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windlesham
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86 reviews 86 reviews
12 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Unlike most tourist attractions Chateau Fougeres includes a free audio tour. It is very old atmospheric and the children loved exploring. I liked the visual presentation in the tower which went someway to making me understand why the French aren't to keen on the English.

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Reading, UK
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

A well preserved castle with a really well designed childrens guided audio tour, with lots to do and see. Highly recommend it.

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London, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
9 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

This is a top attraction with an informative, easy to use, audio guide. There’s a free car park nearby. The photos don’t lie; this is a really splendid castle. Enjoy.

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Houston, Texas
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

This chateau is very interesting and fun to tour. Self guided tour device told its history along the way. Added touch throughout the chateau - boxes with keys - you open to find more information. Really great chateau to visit.

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Bellingham, Washington
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49 reviews 49 reviews
6 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

The cost of admission (8 euros) includes a self guided tour device with interesting stories that really made the chateau come to life for us. Several little cafes around the entrance so you can sit and have a glass of wine and look at it all.

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Mayfield, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We had a look at what the main attractions were in Brittany and saw that Fougeres was listed as 23. I think this should be higher up the list as it was a really lovely town, with beautiful views from the Jardin. Expect a lot of walking but even with a buggie we didn't find it a problem. The military... More

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