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Chateau de Fougeres

14 Place Pierre Symon, 35300 Fougeres, France
+33 2 99 94 88 30
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Mighty castle!

It seems to be the largest medieval castle of Europe, and maybe it is, but it definitely defines... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Leuven, Belgium
Astonishing castle

This castle is the largest medieval castle still standing in Europe and it is a beautiful gem. We... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Veronique E
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14 Place Pierre Symon, 35300 Fougeres, France
+33 2 99 94 88 30
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It seems to be the largest medieval castle of Europe, and maybe it is, but it definitely defines the town of Fougeres. It breathes history!

Thank Luecht
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This castle is the largest medieval castle still standing in Europe and it is a beautiful gem. We liked it so much the first time we visited a few years ago that we decided to come back to it during this trip, and still found...More

Thank Veronique E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in Fougeres as a mid point between Cherbourg and Carnac and it was an ideal spot. We parked in the town centre and walked from the town gardens, which are beautiful, to the castle. The walk was gorgeous and was like walking into...More

Thank Tara K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The city of Fougeres is not on the “beaten path”. But this chateau in the center of town is well worth the visit. It is a gem. Beautiful in many aspects, it is incorporated right into the city. It is a 12th century fortress. The...More

Thank joann k
Reviewed 19 October 2017

We visited the chateau for the very first time on a beautiful sunny day in August and I'm so pleased we did. I've been to many historical sites in the UK, Cyprus, Portugal and Ireland and this is a great example of how it should...More

Thank Fire153Swindon
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Went to Fougères on a whim and was captured by its charm. Decided on a quick visit to the beautiful castle and 2 and a half hours later we emerged having delighted in the place and enjoyed informative and entertaining audio guide which gripped us....More

Thank Evvvvery
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Even though the chateau was partially rebuilt it was very well done. It is mainly just the outer fortifications as most of the interior building no longer exist. There is a good audio guide with interesting and informative information. There are a lot of great...More

Thank jbg74
Reviewed 17 October 2017

what a great place for couples or familys to visit free to wander around the ruin,excellent parking facilities nearby with retaurants also on hand a good allow a good couple of hours and enjoy

Thank suechrisallen34
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We visited the Chateau in October and what a lovely time of year to visit. Not many people visiting. Beautiful views of the town from the castle walls. We arrived late in the day but spent an hour strolling through the grounds and the towers....More

Thank chache47
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Great place to visit , interesting views of the water wheel and so much to see as you ramble around the grounds. If you are feeling particularly energetic there are many sections of this chateau that you can climb or trundle up steps to rooms...More

Thank RTW1427
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