As if the pointed spires atop the carved windows weren’t romantic enough, the grounds at Chateau de Breze are also home to 29 hectares (74 acres) of vineyards. The château itself was built in the 11th century, but the only part of the structure still intact from its early days is the drawbridge. After your tour of the family home, ask to sample some of the house wines, but be careful not to drink too much before touring the fortress beneath your feet. That’s right, this castle rests on an intricate maze of tunnels that were an important component of its defense strategy in days gone by. With its steep walks and tight spaces, the underground is best toured with a clear head. Use our Breze journey builder app to arrange your visit to Chateau de Breze and other attractions in Breze.
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Chateau de Breze Reviews
Harald COctober 3, 2017
Man bekommt an der Kasse eine deutschsprachige Infomappe.Der oeffentliche Teil des Schloss ist von innen nicht top restauriert und umfaengt 3 Raeume.Unterirdische,tiefe Hoehlenanlagen aus dem Fruehmit... more »At checkout, you get a German-speaking Infomappe.Der public part of the Castle has been restored from inside not top and includes 3 Raeume.Unterirdische, deep cave systems from the early Middle Ages, and later in the Castle moat are wine-press, wine cellar, Bakery and much more. carved in the stone. Be sure to look at. Nice distant view of Schlosspark.Grosser parking lot on for Wohnmobilie.Winzer round for wine shopping.
LG COctober 2, 2017
Nous avons visité librement le château et ses souterrains impressionnants ! Très intéressant et instructif. Probablement un des meilleurs châteaux aux alentours de Saumur, à visiter absolument ! more »We freely visited the Castle and its impressive underground! Very interesting and informative. Probably one of the best castles around Saumur, to visit absolutely!
Delphine LOctober 1, 2017
Nous avons profité d'une visite libre et avons apprécié cet endroit très bien entretenu et très original. Une très belle découverte! Par contre 2 petits bémols 1/ la personne de l'accueil manquait for... more »We took advantage of an open house and enjoyed this place very well maintained and very original. A very nice discovery! However 2 small flats 1 / the person of the home lacked strongly of smile and empathy. And an explanation very very briefly of the conduct of the visit while we were alone at home 2 / having no plan the tour route was not very visible despite it's a very nice discovery for everyone
Gavin SaundersSeptember 27, 2017
A truly remarkable place, with both the chateau and the underground cave systems which, over the years, have been used for everything from living space to silk worm farm. Information boards are great on detail but it could do with some background overviews explaining how the whole site worked.
Anton De MeyerAugust 4, 2017
IMPORTANT! It's more expensive than you would think: their "family" offer for 36 euro's only works when the children are 14 or younger! We had to pay 52 euro's because that wasn't explained on their site... also the most interesting rooms in the Castle can only be visited when taking the guided tour, for which the tickets are even more expensive! For the rest, the castle is pretty standard except for 2 nicely restored little rooms, but the nicest thing for sure is the underground castle and the moat ... worth a visit for that, just a pity it's so damn expensive...
Piotr ZieliñskiJuly 24, 2017
Caves are great to visit. Castle itself not so impresive but worth visit anyway. With caves 3 hours minimum. Hot days take some extra cloths, 12°C in caves.
Mark DuffyMarch 13, 2017
There are great underground caves to explore which are fascinating, there is also the main Chateau to walk around. They have restored some rooms which have wonderful decorations. Well worth a visit
Ani TFebruary 26, 2017
This chateau, unlike others, offers an opportunity to explore a system of underground caves used for defense and everyday living. Definitely a fun break from the norm!
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