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Chateau de Tiffauges, Tiffauges
(4.6/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web)
Chateau de Tiffauges was thought to be one residence of Gilles de Rais: fighting companion of Joan of Ark, notorious serial killer, and the inspiration for the legend of Bluebeard. Due to this tainted history, the château was left to ruin for many years, but after the Counsel General of Vendée acquired the property, it once again opened to the public. The largest medieval castle in the region, it features an alchemy workshop and an array of war machines from that period on display. After learning the science of making gold, take a tour of the grounds and search for the ghosts that are said to haunt the castle looking for revenge. Put Chateau de Tiffauges into our Tiffauges itinerary planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Tiffauges.
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  • Visited several times and friendly, with large and small as well as in event, particularly during the Christmas market.
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  • Opening weekend 14 h to 20 h Christmas we took advantage to make a visit, 55 exhibitors, songs of Christmas, the site is really well decorated. Over the entrance is free so don't hesitate not to ride for the eyes of parents and children alike. Accessible for people with reduced mobility.
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  • The castle of Tiffauges is very interesting to visit because the guides are super friendly and professional. More it is nice to see the war machines of the era as well as the different fun shows.
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  • Great small medieval castle with excellent shows, especially the jousting! Shame no cafe to eat, but well worth a visit!
  • Great day out for children.
  • A beautiful family experience. High quality show. Playful animation. A very efficient, friendly team and who plays the comedy with pleasure during the staging. We dig in the stories. Our kids of 3 and 7 years. Actually 3 h activities at least, the planning of activities is well done. Finally, more than reasonable prices when you consider the quality of the services.
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  • Warm welcome, friendly staff. Quality shows. 4 hours of escape and fun shared with the exchanges that we have had with the players and staff.
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  • The visit of the Château de TIffauges was a very nice surprise. As soon as one enters the enclosure, a guide in period costume gets us and give us the information needed to visit. There are many events or activities. A big positive point, can touch, test, and manipulate with the assistance of the animators. A big thank you to the young and dynamic team for hospitality and kindness. Particular thanks to the tour guide, it was super interesting, and one feels, there under the hat, and should it fail to leave, there for hours and hours of things to tell and explain.
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