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Tiffauges Castle

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  1. Description of the castle
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Located in an exceptional site, with the confluence of Sèvre Nantes and one of its affluents, Crûme, the castle, with its ovoid enclosure, of a development of approximately 700 meters and of an interior surface of almost 3 hectares, the typical example of the medieval fortress constitutes. Gilles de Rais, comrade in arms of Jeanne d' Arc, is one of the outstanding figures of the end of the Middle Ages. Large captain of war, it is in Tiffauges that it is withdrawn after the countryside of France against the English. He will be there patron, alchemist... and assassin. Carried out in Nantes at the 36 years age, it became Bore-Blue legend. particularly thanks the webmaster for the site for the photographs of the castle.

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Coordinates of the castle

Castle :

Château de Tiffauges
85130 Tiffauges

Phone : + 33 2 51 65 70 51 Fax : + 33 2 51 65 75 67

Proprietor :
City property - Listed monument

Date and schedule from the visits

The castle is open all days :

- April at Monday June at Friday of 10h at 12h30 and 14h at 18h
- April at June weekends and public holidays of 14h at 19h
- on July 1 at August 30 of 11h at 19h
- Monday September at Friday of 10h at 12h30 and 14h at 18h
- September weekends and public holidays of 14h at 19h

The castle is closed October at safe at the end of March on reservations for the visits of groups.

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