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Chateau de la Roche-Jagu

| Domaine départemental de la Roche-Jagu, 22260, France
+33 2 96 95 62 35
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So much to see

Extensive grounds including fantastic medieval herb garden, potager and aromatic garden. There are... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2017
Teresa S
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Great afternoon out

Large fortified manor house sat in a dramatic position above a sweeping bend in the river... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
MoorlandMan
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Let yourself be guided by your imagination, in the manor house, in the gardens, to the rythm of the seasons. In Brittany, betwenn Pontrieux and the Brehat archipelago, La Roche Jagu Estate is the place to reflect on the landscape as a material, a territory and a perception. Every year, it hosts tempory exhibitions and artists in residence. An opportunity to broaden your horizons. Property of the Cote d'Armor Departemental Council since 1958, the castle built in the 15th century, is the last remant of a chain of defensive sites overhang the valley of the Trieux river. It is classified as a historical monument in 1930. La Roche Jagu park welcomes around 200,000 visitors each year, who like to relax, either on their own or with a guide along the paths where you can always find your way. The access to the park is free all year round. La Roche Jagu Estate is also developing a programme of living spectacles and specific project around the « Art du chemin ». At La Roche Jagu, artists of national and international renown as well as young artists from varied disciplines have come to share their work with an ever-increasing number of spectator. La Roche agu Estate is a majestic site full of stories and sercrets, a space for all kinds of discoveries
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| Domaine départemental de la Roche-Jagu, 22260, France
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

Extensive grounds including fantastic medieval herb garden, potager and aromatic garden. There are lots of steep slopes around the grounds but you can visit as much or as little as you want. The chateau which in itself is very interesting also hosts regular exhibitions. "...More

Thank Teresa S
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Large fortified manor house sat in a dramatic position above a sweeping bend in the river. Interesting exhibits in the house on sleep & space in French and English. Acres of beautiful gardens & terraces down the hillside to the river. We spent about 5...More

Thank MoorlandMan
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Located high above the river with great views this chateau is splendidly picturesque and is surrounded by a most interesting garden that explains much about medieval use and attitudes towards plants, for medicine, for perfume, as an adjunct to food and preserving. Staff here interpret...More

Thank John P
Reviewed 6 October 2016

We visited the chateau in early October and it was deserted. It was a beautiful building and the gardens were interesting as they were on varying levels. There was a magnificent viewpoint over the river valley below. It is free to look around the grounds...More

Thank murielstonebridge
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Was really looking forward to this visit but have to say was a little disappointed. Very impressive visually but the grounds (although plenty of it) was a little on the boring side. Views however were amazing and we did get some beautiful photographs.

Thank Lou P
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We spent and hour and a half walking through this amazing estate. Saw people having a picnic and relaxing. We didn't go in the Chateau because it was closed while we were there but the beautiful gardens and landscaping made it fabulous.

Thank V T
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

On a cloudy, sporadically rainy late summer day, this was a fabulous place to revive the spirits. Plenty of space to park. The grounds provide a huge variety of vistas and enclaves with lots of different features from woodland paths, river views to walled gardens....More

Thank DianeSLondon
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Every weekend during the summer there are 'spectacles' put on for free. Always something new to see. Sometimes music, art installations, poetry, singing, contemporary dance. The gardens stretch down to the river Trieux, be prepared for a steep walk back! Beautiful chateau, small entrance fee....More

Thank Carol D
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

This was a real gem. Our guide book hardly mentioned it even though a photo of it was used to advertise the cotes d'amour. Stunning chateau, and the gardens were great also (and free). It cost us €5 each to look around the chateau, well...More

Thank OrangeCat86
Reviewed 1 June 2016

This is a marvellous park open to the public at no cost; the castle is beautiful and very cheap to visit, with expert guided tours throughout the day. The gardens are open 365 days a year. We went at the end of May and the...More

Thank Maggie G
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