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Lovely afternoon out

We spent a lovely afternoon here. Lots to do for children. Guides spoke English & information... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2018
CSWH888
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Ashford, United Kingdom
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Amazing

A great value and very entertaining visit... we thought it would be a quick 1hr visit and a look at... read more

Reviewed July 31, 2017
mark b
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Aug 28, 2018
“Lovely afternoon out”
Jul 31, 2017
“Amazing”
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The castle of Saint Mesmin, at Saint André sur Sèvre, is a XIVth century to which was added, in the XVth century, an imposing 28m high keep. The medieval festival in July, August gives visitor an unusual insight into the workings of the castle...more
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Lieudit La Ville, 79380 Saint-Andre-sur-Sevre, France
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Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

We spent a lovely afternoon here. Lots to do for children. Guides spoke English & information sheets in English too. Not a huge place but gives you a sense of history. Shame we had missed the knights & jousting!! But rather enjoyed the games.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank CSWH888
chateausaintmesmin, Directeur général at Chateau Saint Mesmin, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2018

Good evening sir I'm happy you enjoyed your visit at the castle of Saint Mesmin. May be see you soon next times Caroline Torres Frometa

Reviewed July 31, 2017 via mobile

A great value and very entertaining visit... we thought it would be a quick 1hr visit and a look at a castle; turned into 3 hours of great games and interesting history with a high quality gift shop. 8€ was exceptional value for an adult...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank mark b
chateausaintmesmin, Directeur général at Chateau Saint Mesmin, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2017

Good evening sir Thank you for your great opinion of your visit; Please to meet you again at the castle. Caroline Torres Frometa

Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

What a beautiful place and the staff were amazing with my two sons. They loved it... we loved it. Not only that the food was good and a bargain

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Neil F
chateausaintmesmin, Directeur général at Chateau Saint Mesmin, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2016

Good evening sir Thank you very much for your kindly words about the castle of saint mesmin See you soon again caroline Torres Frometa

Reviewed May 18, 2016

We fopund this to be a very well put together experience of a medieval French Castle. Knowledgable staff and a great explanation of life at the time. The view from the tower is worthwhile.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Mark R
chateausaintmesmin, Directeur général at Chateau Saint Mesmin, responded to this reviewResponded May 20, 2016

Good evening Mark Very pleased to see you again at the castle for this next season about "the lord's life" Thank you for you recomendation caroline

Reviewed September 24, 2015

The Chateau has been partially restored. Its done in a beatiful way. You can follow a guided tour. The guide tells a lot of the history of the chateau. Very instructive are the stories of the past. There are actors who impersonate people of the...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank KeesW196
chateausaintmesmin, Directeur général at Chateau Saint Mesmin, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2015

Good morning Thank you for your experience feedback Caroline Torres Frometa

Reviewed August 11, 2015

What a wonderful day out we had. Although we had limited French the staff were all so very thoughtful in speaking in English for the children. This meant that they got the most out of the day. They dressed them up as knights and ladies...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Chris R
chateausaintmesmin, Directeur général at Chateau Saint Mesmin, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2015

Good evening I'm so happy because you enjoyed your visit at our castle! Thank you for your recommendation Caroline Torres Frometa

Reviewed August 1, 2015

My second visit to Chateau Saint Mesmin last year I took my son and we spent all afternoon watching Italian knights sword fencing etc very entertaining.We live local so have the potential to visit many times,I wanted to see the Falcon display so I took...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank 71wayne
chateausaintmesmin, Directeur général at Chateau Saint Mesmin, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2015

Good evening sir In fact, you came last year during the italian condotieri animations with the italian knights. The falcon weekend is a totally different animation where the organisation of the day depends of the rythm of the animals. So it was difficult for us...More

Reviewed July 29, 2015

We were staying nearby and thought we'd visit this castle. It was during a special season called 'Children of the Middle Ages' where there were several staff on hand to demonstrate artefacts. The castle was interesting for us as adults, but the children loved it....More

Date of experience: July 2015
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chateausaintmesmin, Directeur général at Chateau Saint Mesmin, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2015

Good evening sir Thanks a lot for your support about the Castle of Saint Mesmin. I'm happy to know that your children spent a nice time over there specially throw the medieval animations, with the farmyard and were so interested by our medieval shop. Hope...More

Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

This is a fairly heavily restored Donjon along with the remnants of a a fortified chateau. We went when the animation was ongoing. One of the staff spoke some English which made it OK for the kids the others didn't ( or didn't know too?)....More

Date of experience: July 2015
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chateausaintmesmin, Directeur général at Chateau Saint Mesmin, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2015

Good evening Sorry if the animations were also a bit long .... but it was the beggining of the high season, so it was the beginning of these animations. And, the artists needed a little bit time to take their marks... Hope you enjoyed as...More

Reviewed August 20, 2014 via mobile

While spending a week in Vendee to visit the Puy du fou, we decided to have a 'quick' look at Saint Mesmin Castle ( recommended by our gite's owner) we ended up spending the whole day as it was so charming and interesting! There was...More

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank Corinne B
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