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Improving gradually all the time.

Sympathetic restoration continues slowly. A new access bridge over the old dry moat up to the twin... read more

Reviewed December 25, 2015
Pouance, France
Built to keep out the French and the English!

There is still plenty to see of this multi-towered castle which has been undergoing restoration... read more

Reviewed May 11, 2012
Pouance, France
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Dec 25, 2015
“Improving gradually all the time.”
Apr 15, 2015
“Plenty of sympathetic restoration taking place.”
Entrez dans l'histoire médiévale de Pouancé et découvrez les vestiges de ce site militaire, place forte stratégique entre le Royaume de France et le Duché de Bretagne. Une visite guidée qui vous invite à explorer les secrets de cette forteresse des...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Enclos du Chateau | Pouancé, 49420 Pouance, France
+33 2 41 92 45 86
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Reviewed December 25, 2015

Sympathetic restoration continues slowly. A new access bridge over the old dry moat up to the twin drum-tower footings of the gatehouse is now in place. On Patrimony Day (September) there is a medieval encampment over the week-end. The Tourist Office - for some daft...More

Date of experience: September 2015
3  Thank Escutcheon
Reviewed April 15, 2015

Check first with the Pouancé Tourist Office first. Although he site is open all of the time they do arrange timed visits to see other parts of the old castle. They answer" Anjou Bleu" - which is off-putting - and they are only open on...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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Reviewed May 19, 2013

no real restauration protected by the so called architect de batiment de france who seem to spend more time telling people what they cant do in the área than trying to help with worth while renovation projects

Date of experience: July 2012
1  Thank dave m
Reviewed May 11, 2012

There is still plenty to see of this multi-towered castle which has been undergoing restoration over the years. There is an underground cellar where they used to store blocks of ice cut from the frozen moat in winter and you can see the channels for...More

Date of experience: May 2012
1  Thank Escutcheon
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