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Ranrouet Castle

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  1. History of the castle
  2. Description of the castle
  3. Photo Gallery

The fortress of Ranrouet was located at a strategic place and ordered the entry of the peninsula of Guérande for which came from Brittany. A first castle of which there remain nothing was built to the 10 2nd century. The imposing current ruins are all that remains of the castle built between the 13 2nd and the 15 2nd century. It was dismantled at the 17th century. "an association works with its development: work of cleaning, restoration... Other associations organize or créeent spectacles(contes, theatre). The municipality manages the site, accomodates the public, proposes guided tours, teaching workshops... particularly thanks the owner for the castle for the photographs as well as the information on this one.

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Coordinates of the castle

Castle :

Château de Ranrouet
44410 Herbignac

Phone : + 33 2 40 88 96 17 Mairie + 33 2 40 88 90 01
Email :

Proprietor :
City property - Listed monument

Date and schedule from the visits

The castle is open all days except Monday (open in July/August) :

- on April 1 at June 30 and September of 14h30 at 18h30 (closed on May 1)
- on July 1 at August 31 of 10h at 19h

The castle is closed the safe remainder of the year on reservation for a visit of group.

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