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Chateau de Fougeres

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Address: Place Pierre Symon, 35300 Fougeres, France
Phone Number: 0299997959
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This is best seen from the park which is above it. The view is easier to see, especially if you are not able to walk about much. The park itself is lovely and you can enjoy a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
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Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is best seen from the park which is above it. The view is easier to see, especially if you are not able to walk about much. The park itself is lovely and you can enjoy a baguette, some wine and relaxation, plus lots of flowers to see.

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Boston
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited on our way from Mont Saint Michel back to Paris. Arrived just after opening on a Sunday morning. Not many visitors at this time. Plenty of towers and walls to explore and views to be seen. We did not use the audio guide (free) but I would imagine it would add plenty of detail to what you are... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having mobility issues we are always looking at places I can access easily and this did not disappoint. Although the free public car is some way away. We managed to park outside and on a Saturday too. The castle has a wheelchair accessible lift to the ground floor. So you can see the exhibition and use the ladies. All in... More 

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nottingham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Fougeres after passing by many times, we are so glad we did the town is quaint and the chateau is spectacular well worth the visit, we would recommend anybody who is holidaying in Brittany to fit a visit into the agenda

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Saint-Nom-la-Breteche, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you like your castles brooding and formidable this is for you. This is no wishy washy genteel chateau it is a serious castle built for defense . Now just a ruin there are innovative light shows on the walls explaining the history unfortunately all in French but there is a good audio guide which does throw some light on... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chateau de Fougeres was a risk - the photos made it look like a real-live medieval fortress (complete with barbican, moat, completely-intact battlements...really) in the middle of this mid-sized Western Brittany town, only 40 km from Mont St. Michel. we gambled that it might be something like that...and in reality it was so much more. Nearly completely intact, with access... More 

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Bristol
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

We loved our visit to the chateau. It has stunning views from the ramparts. It is well preserved and very interesting. It would interest all age groups, well worth a visit

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Brenchley, Kent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Very impressive chateau dominating the town. Certainly worth the journey. Lovely town with attractive gardens near the castle.

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Texas City, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

The town Fougere is another old medieval town with old feel character. Worth visiting if you are in the area. The chateau stands really majestic. We were short on time and did not go inside.

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

Very enjoyable visit. Lots of towers and walls to climb. Surpised not more info in English.We're not offered English earphones. Great views.

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