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It was great to walk around an experience the atmosphere of the Chateau, and an excellent guidebook is provided (in French and English)) that explains the history and features of the building. The boat trip to get to the Chateau only adds to the experience....More
Nice short boat trip from Carantec to get to the Chateau du Taureau. Once in the fortress you’ll get a short introduction and then you’re free to walk around for an hour before taking the boat back to Carantec. The view up there is amazing...More
The Chateau du Taureau is a remarkable site in the Baie de Morlaix. While we were not is a position to take full advantage of the French-language presentation, the information (both on-line & the on-site leaflets) give plenty of insight to the life at this...More
beautiful ancient fortress in raising from the waters. a must see. history blends with nature for a great feeling of travelling back in time. there are places that seem to last forever together with what they symbolize and this is one of them.
Nice cruise to get to the Fort du Taureau with a lot of history hidden behind it, the tour guide did a pretty good resume of it's history but had no idea what the German did there during WWII - luckily I met a local...More
This is great family trip, as it involves visiting an island prison. It has the added bonus for the British visitors that the fortress was originally built to fend off the English invaders!
There is an Audioguide available in English, which gives you more background...More
Our visit wan's helped by bad weather. Nice attempt to liven it up for kids but putting giant games in some of the cells but once you've been seen one of them, and wandered around there's not a lot to do. Boat trip there was...More
Date of experience: August 2015
Emilie O, Responsable d'exploitation du Château du Taureau at Chateau du Taureau, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2016
Je regrette que le mauvais temps ait gâché votre visite.
Nous invitons les visiteurs étrangers à leur arrivée sur...More
I have now visited the Chateau three times with friends and family. This is a Vauban fortress built on a rock in the Bay of Morlaix. It has a chequered past, having been used variously for the military, a prison, a residence in the 1930s...More
This a a good way to spend a few hours. Need to check when the daily trip is made as it depends on the tides. nice views of the bay from the boat and from the Fort. History is explained on the panels throughout the...More