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A defensive stronghold north of Angers

Plessis-Mace was built as a defensive stronghold to alert the garrison in Angers of attacks from... read more

Reviewed July 29, 2016
sheridan s
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Leominster, United Kingdom
A wonderful mix of medieval and renaissance

One of the few Château that still shows its Medieval roots with a ruined keep and battlements. It... read more

Reviewed July 26, 2015
AndrewStevenson
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Kent
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Aug 7, 2016
“There are better Chateau around to visit.”
Jul 29, 2016
“A defensive stronghold north of Angers”
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2 rue de Bretagne, 49770 Longuenee-en-Anjou, France
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Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

The staff are lovely and do all they can to make this place interesting but the truth is this place is poorly funded and it shows. I'd rather they charge more to get in and invest in quality restoration. From the outside it looks amazing...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed July 29, 2016

Plessis-Mace was built as a defensive stronghold to alert the garrison in Angers of attacks from Brittany. As such it has a forbidding exterior, and numerous defensive features. Inside some of the rooms are furnished and there is a chance to see one of the...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed July 26, 2015

One of the few Château that still shows its Medieval roots with a ruined keep and battlements. It is fascinating to see how Renaissance elements had been added on both for comfort and defence (the Medieval parts were built from flint, Renaissance from the soft...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed August 3, 2013

This place draws us back,it must have been around a decade since we found it on rout to Angers. Well worth a visit and take a picnic....go easy on the wine as the laws have changed somewhat.

Date of experience: July 2013
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Reviewed September 6, 2012

Arrived midday in glorious sunshine. Walked around the gardens waiting for our 12.30 guided tour. We were given guides in English and were told tour would be in French. But, there was so British people a few Spannish and a few French, that the guide...More

Date of experience: August 2012
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Reviewed August 1, 2012

This castle is very near Avrille. A guide took us on a private tour of the Castle and it was very interesting. The tour was very personal and Patrick was happy to answer any of Olivias ( 8 years )questions, no matter how strange or...More

Date of experience: August 2012
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Reviewed April 21, 2012

This jem of a chateau is only open to the public on special occasions but there is ample car parking and you can walk around the perimeter, part moated, any time. It's not far off the main N182 from Le Lion d'Angers and Angers on...More

Date of experience: September 2011
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