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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. Work out when and for how long to visit Chateau Guillaume le Conquerant and other Falaise attractions using our handy Falaise online driving holiday planner .
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Si bien solo quedan las murallas de la fortaleza medieval, el resto del castillo es muy atractivo. Ubicado sobre un peñasco de la zona que la llaman "la suiza normanda", el castillo y sus alrededores ... more »While There are only the walls of the medieval fortress, the rest of the castle is very attractive. Located on a cliff in the area called "Swiss Norman", the castle and its surroundings are very attractive and deserve a short detour if you visit Normandy or the landing beaches.
Enchantes de cette visite. N’avons pas pris de guide. Mais avons eu une tablette qui nous guidait et nous montrait les pieces d’une autre facon. En plus il y a une chasse aux objets caches !!! Tres lu... more »Delighted with this visit. Did not take a guide. But we had a tablet that guided us and showed us the pieces in another way. Plus there's a hidden object hunt!!! Very playful!! Very nice visit... recommend...
L’entrée de 8,50€ est relativement chère mais parfaitement justifiée compte tenu de la rénovation et de la sécurité de l’endroit La rénovation est constituée d’acier et de béton cela peut gêner certai... more »The entrance of €8.50 is relatively expensive but perfectly justified given the renovation and the security of the place the renovation consists of steel and concrete this may hinder some but a renovation with original materials was surely impossible to profitable with many visitors and this safely what is the case today tablets are available this helps to make the site live
A great interactive experience with the tablet they provide to see the castle as it was. Very well laid out tourist attraction. A must see.
Very interesting and good use of modern technology to bring some of it to life. Quite a lot of steps to manage.
Fascinating castle tour, with room by room virtual recreations of what the castle would have looked like at the time of the Normans. Illuminates the interweaved history of England, France and the Normans through the story of William the Conqueror
Excellent place to visit now it has been renovated.
History on a grand scale. Castles in the UK are preserved and not modified. On a contrast, this castle has been tastefully reconstructed using modern techniques which enables visitors to distinguish between the old and new. Some great technology is also used to help the visitor really understand the history behind the castle. A great visit!
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