Château de Talmont, Talmont Saint Hilaire

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Château de Talmont was burned down by Louis VII in 1138, but even still it has remained in the family. The ruins of the castle are a historical monument that harkens memories of knights and armor, flags and battles. Stroll the grounds and complex to discover crumbled ramparts being reclaimed by nature, and stones that tell stories of Richard the I of England, who was lord of Talmont for 17 years. Use our Talmont Saint Hilaire trip itinerary builder site to arrange your visit to Château de Talmont and other attractions in Talmont Saint Hilaire.
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  • Beautiful day at the castle of Talmont. The shows are fun and very interesting tour. Be sure to test the free entertainment (calligraphy, archery crossbow, old games...). Small flat on the restore point, which is quite expensive. Parking nearby.
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  • Our visit fell out of season, so we could enjoy the vogelschow & Knight show. But still it was worth walking through the ruins, highlighted by the magnificent view from the upper Tower. The medieval board games are fun for the kids. The snack bar on site is not really a must!
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  • visit of the castle during the days heritage so free interesting amazing to do family even with children easy parking in the city, even with a big campsite because strongly reciommande
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  • Great ruined medieval castle. Lots of events during the week in high season. Oddly, not so much at the weekend. English guided tours and good audioguide for 2 euros.
  • Wonderfully conserved and with a great rooftop view, this is an historic building worth visiting. Self guiding with informative panels along the way.
  • A great day out. Lots to do and a fantastic falconry show!
  • Friendly staff, two children, 2 & 4, loved it. Great views from the top of the tower. Lovely spot for a picnic.
  • Nice castle, went there in school summer holidays. The castle had some activities on the go, including an enactment of Richard the lion heart, with sword fighting, jousting, stunts, etc. Narrated in French, but it didn't matter that we couldn't understand it all because the enactment is full of action which kids will love. Definitely worth half a day at least.

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