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Chateau de Combourg

23 rue des Princes, 35270 Combourg, France
+33 2 99 73 22 95
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An interesting chateau!

Visiting the chateau is by guided tours only. Parking is free nearby the chateau. Our guide gave... read more

Reviewed October 17, 2017
Texas City, Texas
Make more effort for non French languages

As others have said before, the chateau looks better from a distance.. very beautiful. The lady at... read more

Reviewed September 18, 2017
Vire-Normandie, France
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Le chateau de Combourg et une forteresse medievale situee en Haute-Bretagne. Le grand ecrivain et homme politique, Francois-Rene de Chateaubriand, y passa son enfance. ENGLISH Combourg castle is a medieval fortress and childhood home of the renowned writer Francois-Rene de Chateaubriand, located in upper Brittany, France.
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23 rue des Princes, 35270 Combourg, France
+33 2 99 73 22 95
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Reviewed October 17, 2017

Visiting the chateau is by guided tours only. Parking is free nearby the chateau. Our guide gave the tour in French which we understood but also gave us an English print out. She also spoke excellent English. Tour lasted about 45 mns or so. This...More

Thank Bintbatoutta
Reviewed September 18, 2017

As others have said before, the chateau looks better from a distance.. very beautiful. The lady at the ticket desk asked our nationality and told us there would be an English guide book available for the tour. Our first impression was that the number of...More

Thank steffy0
Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile

My guide describes this château as 'perfectly restored and decorated'. This is patently not the case It was the home of Chateaubriand but unless you are a fan of his, this doesn't make the château any more attractive. It is set in a large garden...More

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Reviewed August 31, 2017

We visited Chateau de Combourg, as you can't have a trip to France without a visit to a chateau. The entrance to the property is slightly hidden from the rest of the town, but can easily be found by following the street signs. When we...More

Thank James A
Reviewed August 19, 2017

We thought we'd see a medieval castle but got a tour of the opulent lifestyle of the 19th Century elite... But it is still worth seeing if in Chombourg.

Thank jamesjimenez
Reviewed August 7, 2017 via mobile

We went on the English tour of the chateau during our stay in Combourg. Our tour guide was excellent and offered very interesting insights to the history of the chateau and area. If in the area I would recommend a tour.

Thank norby49
Reviewed August 1, 2017

This is a lovely castle with a lot of interesting features. The guide was good, especially as it was the first time she did the tour in English. It was a lovely experience and I would highly recommend it. One important feature is that as...More

Thank 42Peter1970
Reviewed July 28, 2017 via mobile

Don't bring your kids on the guided tour! They will be bored within 5 minutes and you'll spent the rest of the tour trying to keep them quiet while the guide gives you the evil eye! Also, the castle was empty for about a 100...More

Thank Wilmerus
Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

This chateau looks amazing from the road so we couldn't resist a visit. Parking was easy and close to the entrance. The woman at the desk couldn't have been less friendly or less helpful. Ok so language can cause problems but all we got was...More

Thank Julie O
Reviewed July 13, 2017

We a family of 5 were staying in nearby Domaine Des Ormes and this short trip to Combourg and the Chateau was a lovely experience and enjoyed by all of us. The charge to enter the grounds and go on a guided tour of the...More

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