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Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne

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The Castle of the Dukes of Brittany houses the Nantes History Museum, displaying more than 850 historic objects with multimedia installations in a contemporary layout. The former ducal palace also holds temporary exhibitions and cultural events all...more
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4 Place Marc Elder, 44000, Nantes, France
Decré - Cathédrale
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All reviews beautiful castle audio guide castle walls excellent museum interactive displays history museum slave trade french history free walk free of charge des ducs de bretagne couple of hours walk around interesting place few hours ramparts moat
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Reviewed yesterday

Very interesting visit to the chateau. Purchased the translator and was glad I did as there was little translation to English. Beautifully renovated and history was well explained and documented.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Bernadette W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A nice walk along the ramparts with good sights on the city and the river. Easy enough to do with little children

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Thom T
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

The chateau is a must see for Nantes! it is at the center of the city with an easy access. The visit at the castle is free you will only have to pay 8€ to visit the museum that explains the history of the castle...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DimiEG
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

A day ticket costs 8€ where the audio tour is only available in French. As an English tourist, there are books with information in French, English and Spanish in each room and folded booklets with information on particular exhibits in different languages. The exhibit captions...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 327evelyns
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Admittance to the chateau and gift shop are free, and one can walk around the ramparts and enjoy the view in all directions. The chateau is very close to the train station, so one can easily visit the chateau while waiting for the next train....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank WorldTraveler9
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Impressive big chateau in the city center of nantes, nice view from the remparts also a museums that hosts various exhibitions.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank arissl
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

It's hard to escape Chateaux and other significant historic buildings across France. This one has a point of difference. Walking around the ramparts there are interpretive signs that show how a branch of the Loire was "adjusted" to fill in the area beside the Chateau...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RobMac60
Reviewed 4 October 2018

This Chateau is walking distance from the centre of Nantes and in the centre is a huge space. It's well worth a visit to see how the rich lived in the past. A short walk away is the cathedral so you can do both at...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

This is a very imposing historic building in the heart of Nantes with a local history museum. We also visited the temporary Viking exhibit which was very interesting. A must see in Nantes

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Alanthebairn
Reviewed 27 September 2018

Just walk the free battlements walk and take in the history! The Chateau has changed roles over the years from a castle to a residence. The walk around the tours is great as is the walk around the moat - a must

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Glen504216
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