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Chateau Guillaume le Conquerant, Falaise
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William the Conquerer's birthplace and an important stronghold of the Dukes of Normandy and English kings, Chateau Guillaume le Conquerant remains an impressive example of Norman fortification. French king Phillipe Augustus wrested the castle from the hands of King John in 1204. Learn about the building’s history through excellent audio-visual displays. Call ahead for guided tours in English. Use our Falaise tour planner to arrange your visit to Chateau Guillaume le Conquerant and other attractions in Falaise.
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  • The site makes available to the touch pads (just the right size, not too heavy) to discover the castle of Guillaume the Conquérant in a new way. We discover what it could look like with furniture, tapestries, murals... It's magic! The content develops into several levels: each takes and learns what he wants. But do not forget to admire this magnificent medieval site with his eyes. Allow 2 hours of visit.
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  • Passage on the side of the landing beaches we were advised to visit the castle of William the conqueror in falaise bah I not regret it was beautiful much explanations it must take some time some projection on the wall and listen and the story in the end before coming out of William the Conqueror I advise
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  • Beautiful medieval set, where the restored parts are well identifiable (in grey concrete) but blend pleasantly enough into the décor. visit using a digital Tablet augmented reality and projection of one of the historical characters in almost every room to explain the history of the Castle. In short, a very fun and informative visit. In addition, the surroundings of the Castle inside the enclosure are free to visit, allowing to see a few beautiful points of view both on the castle on the city and the surroundings.
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  • Great museum! Interactive par excellence! Each visitor gets an iPad and is guided through the exhibition. I never had an experience like that. I recommend it to anyone.
  • Excellent historical stop. If you are in Normandy, this is a MUST see!
  • Very good and the interactive iPads are a bonus!
  • Splendid castle visiting experience. Brings history to life in a modern context.
  • Well worth a visit. Guided tours in English