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The Castle of the Dukes of Brittany houses the Nantes History Museum, displaying more than 850 historic objects with multimedia installations in a contemporary layout. The former ducal palace also holds temporary exhibitions and cultural events all...more
All reviews beautiful castle audio guide castle walls excellent museum history museum slave trade french history free walk several languages free of charge des ducs de bretagne interesting place couple of hours walk around few hours tourist office visiting nantes
The chateau is a must see for Nantes! it is at the center of the city with an easy access. The visit at the castle is free you will only have to pay 8€ to visit the museum that explains the history of the castle...More
A day ticket costs 8€ where the audio tour is only available in French. As an English tourist, there are books with information in French, English and Spanish in each room and folded booklets with information on particular exhibits in different languages. The exhibit captions...More
Admittance to the chateau and gift shop are free, and one can walk around the ramparts and enjoy the view in all directions. The chateau is very close to the train station, so one can easily visit the chateau while waiting for the next train....More
It's hard to escape Chateaux and other significant historic buildings across France. This one has a point of difference. Walking around the ramparts there are interpretive signs that show how a branch of the Loire was "adjusted" to fill in the area beside the Chateau...More
This Chateau is walking distance from the centre of Nantes and in the centre is a huge space. It's well worth a visit to see how the rich lived in the past. A short walk away is the cathedral so you can do both at...More
Just walk the free battlements walk and take in the history! The Chateau has changed roles over the years from a castle to a residence. The walk around the tours is great as is the walk around the moat - a must
Fist let me say we didn't actually go inside, we just walked around the walls and the inner 'courtyard'
The main reason for this is we have been inside these places before and due to us not being able to read or follow the spoken...More
This castle was very beautiful. I thought that the outside was awesome until I ventured in side the grounds itself. I did not check out the museum --venturing the grounds and the staircase was quite fine by me. I did patronise the souvenirs store. There...More