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Chateau de Josselin, Josselin

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Castle · Tourist Spot
This medieval castle with a flamboyant Gothic fa├žade, Chateau de Josselin, is complete with gardens and a doll museum. You can tour the dining room in marvelous late 19th century style that is based on the Middle Ages. The castle has been the ancestral home of the Rohan family for 10 centuries. View the sculptures in the antechamber, with one by Auguste Rodin and two solid bronze candlesticks that were gifts from King Louis XV to the Rohan family. To visit Chateau de Josselin on your holiday in Josselin, and find out what else Josselin has to offer, use our Josselin.
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  • At the end of the fourteenth century Olivier V de Clisson erects a massive fortress at Josselin comprising a twin towered gatehouse, seven towers and an immense keep on the site of an older...  more »
  • Beautiful town and setting on the river. chateau not open until 1.30 pm to visit due to cleaning/covid 19.  more »
  • It was lovely to see, sadly there is only a leaflet in English. Tour is naturally given in French, but tape recorders in other languages would be better. Tour guide does speak English however and is happy to explain things. Chateau is a home, so only a few rooms open, but nevertheless worth a visit, as it Josselin town. Definitely worth the trip
  • I only visited the gardens and grounds surrounding the castle, but they were lovely. I would like to explore the castle interior too!
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