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Chateau Guillaume le Conquerant, Falaise

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Castle
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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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Visit with easy tablet used. We had never used tablet. A plus which allows to be transported in time of Guillaume le Conquérant.
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  • Great sight to learn a brief history of William the Conqueror. This is a sight the kids and the entire family will enjoy.  more »
  • The forterresse is impressive, the arrival from the highway. The Dungeon is converted into a Museum, rather interactive. Beautiful projections on the wall of the Castle. A Tablet is available at the reception and makes the happiness of the children. Genealogy of William is very well explained. Beautiful park in the yard. Majestic statue of Guillaume just before the entrance. A good visit.
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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