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Chateau de Fougeres, Fougeres

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Castle · Tourist Spot
Built on a naturally protected site, Chateau de Fougeres is on a rock emerging from a swamp surrounded by a loop of the Nançon river acting as a natural moat. It has three different enclosures that were used for defensive purposes, day-to-day use during peacetime, and for the safety of the population during siege times. Visit the impressive 13 towers, and watch an entertaining live show plunging you into the fortress’s construction during the medieval period. A free booklet at the entrance helps you find your way. Make Chateau de Fougeres part of your personalized Fougeres itinerary using our Fougeres trip itinerary planning app.
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  • Really excellent castle, with an interesting historical background. Very well maintained - needs at least an hour and a half to two hours to get the best out of it  more »
  • Came here with a group of 50. Guide was included in price. The weather wasnt very good, but that didnt spoil the day. Lots to see, lots of history and overall a very good day out. Would highly...  more »
  • Not really a castle but mainly impressive medieval walls. Lovely settings and surroundings. Nice, calm town nearby. Good for two hours visit.
  • I loved this castle. Loved the views when walking on its walls. This is a very inspirational city for a photographer.
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