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Josselin Castle

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  1. History of the castle
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The vast fortress of Josselin, built in XIe century, was rebuilt by Olivier de Clisson in XIVe century. At the end of XVe century, Alain de Rohan and Jean II work with embellissement of their castle. One owes them the frontage of blazing style, prefiguration of the Breton rebirth, which contrasts with the turns and defensive walls. The interior, restored at the XIXe century, shelters rare parts of furniture. The castle belongs since the origin to the family of the dukes of Rohan. To have a good sight of the castle, to place itself on theSainte-Croix bridge which spans Oust. The cliff of the walls is seizing. The building presents here under its aspect of fortress, with high towers, courtines and machicolations.

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Coordinates of the castle

Castle :

Château de Josselin
56120 Josselin

Phone : + 33 2 97 22 22 50

Proprietor : Private property - Listed monument

Date and schedule from the visits

The castle is open :

- All days in July and August of 10h at 18h
- All days in June and September of 14h at 18h
- in April, May and October Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday, public holidays and school holidays of 14h at 18h

The castle is closed November at safe at the end of March during the school holidays

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