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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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Chouette visite pour les enfants. Nous y sommes allés avec notre fils, il y a fort longtemps, avec notre petit-file, il y a longtemps, et maintenant avec notre petit-fils. L'animation est sympa.Il me ... more »OWL visits for children. We went with our son, there is quite a long time, with our small-file, a long time ago, and now with our grandson. The animation is nice. It seems to me, before, it was longer and more humorous, but we're early in the season.
C'est un peu par hasard que nous sommes arrivé au château de Tiffauges Rapidement mis à l'aise par un programme fort alléchant, nous avons pu profiter de toutes les attractions et démonstrations (bon,... more »It is by chance that we arrived at the castle of Tiffauges quickly put at ease by a very attractive program, we were able to enjoy all the attractions and demonstrations (well, it is true that we were off school for this beautiful region of Vendee holidays) the real more compared to the puy du fou, is the demonstration of the machines of Jets the knights jousting, the use of crane medieval,... in short, a great time very well orchestrated by all stakeholders. to do and again without hesitation
Château médiéval à ne pas manquer! Nous avons passé un excellent moment! La visite est ponctuée de plusieurs animations. Un guide avec les horaires est distribué à l'entrée et il n'y a plus qu'à suivr... more »Castle not to be missed! We had a great time! The visit is punctuated by several animations. A guide with the schedules is distributed at the entrance and there is more to follow. The team of the castle is very friendly! Representation with the Knights and jousting was great! The explanations and demonstrations on weapons (including the trebuchet) are very instructive. The kids loved to practice archery and crossbow with the instructions of the "masters of artillery". 3D on the Castle film is well done. Don't forget to go upstairs to take pictures of beautiful landscapes! Anyway... it was really nice and informative output. My teens loved it. I recommend! And thanks to the entire team that was great!
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.
Anthony LalanneA 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.
Dominique HenryWarm welcome, friendly staff. Quality shows. 4 hours of escape and fun shared with the exchanges that we have had with the players and staff.
Xavier VincentThe 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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