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Chateau de Fougeres

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Address: Fougeres, France
Phone Number: 0299997959
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Superb castle

This is another Brittany castle that is a must see by any history buff. Also allow enough time to visit the adjoining old town.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Ithaca, New York
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is another Brittany castle that is a must see by any history buff. Also allow enough time to visit the adjoining old town.

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Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the castle! It was so cool to see all its structure. I couldn't help to imagine being a knight.

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Cairns, Qld
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

This was a superb castle, surrounded by a moat and outside are beautiful gardens and parts of the town still have medieval buildings. The castle is interesting with various exhibitions and displays, including info on the history of the region and the battles between England and France. Highly recommend this one.

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Shoreham-by-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

Fougeres with it's gardens and chateau is ideal for a day or two's exploration. The chateau visit is well organised and we learnt a lot about the history of the area......easy to recommend, though the walk up to the town is fairly steep!

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Rainham, Kent
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

We spent a good hour and a half scrabling the ramparts and up and down the towers. The views are incredible but dizzying. Lots of school kids but it really pepped up the atmosphere. It is a place where you have to be reasonably fit to walk around as the stairs are precipitous and parts of the wall walk are... More 

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England, United Kingdom
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147 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Solid Middle Ages castle. The walls are impressive and it is well worth a visit. You can walk right round the ramparts.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

We found this castle 3 years ago on our first visit to Fougeres and loved it so much we visit every year when we are on holiday in France. It is very well preserved; to the point where you feel as if you are being drawn back in time. The audio tour is very informative and you can proceed at... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

A fantastic day with a well preserved example of a medieval castle great views and amazing history! will visit again when I am next in the area!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

Fougeres is a little bit off the beaten track.We stopped by on our way to St.Malo after reading a recommendation. The Château is a imposing piece of medieval architecture and well worth the stop.There is also a walkway around the Château and the old part of Fougeres where you can have a little break with coffee and Crêpes in one... More 

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Chichester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Thoroughly recommend visiting as for us it made more sense of the multiple chateaux in the Bretagne Marches. We went to Vitre first from which we really got no idea of the significance of the fortifications

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