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Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne

4 Place Marc Elder, 44000, Nantes, France
+33 811 46 46 44
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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 year round. Besides, the rampart walk offers a number of viewpoints of the fortress. The night-time illuminations further reveal the architectural complexity of the site. A restaurant and a gift shop are as well at your service.
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4 Place Marc Elder, 44000, Nantes, France
Decré - Cathédrale
+33 811 46 46 44
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very impozant building. Heart od old town. Special architecture and expositions. Around Chateau is nice park. I recommend.

Thank Pavol K
Reviewed 5 days ago

It was okay - Audio tour guide is a must and there is a lot to see - cafe/coffee seems to only work on hot sunny dry days - we visit on a dull drizzly day . Probably one of those places you see as...More

Thank GlenLoan
Natacha E, Responsable relations clients at Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear sir, I really apologize for your visit did not fulfill your expectations, I hope you enjoyed your time in Nantes. Best regards

Reviewed 1 week ago

As my command of French is weak, I did not expect to learn and enjoy the museum as much as I did. We even went back a second day to see the rest of the exhibits. Buy the 20 euro pass that admits you to...More

Thank Mary Ann M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning castle, interesting museum finished to a very high quality. Audio guides available in several languages. FYI - lots of stairs.

Thank ktsarah
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is stunning! It cost €8 each and it was well worth it with 32 rooms to look in. Information in each room is in French, English and Spanish which was fantastic for us. The outside is absolutely beautiful and the tour continues there....More

Thank Bexbot
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely a must to visit when in Nantes. Impressive building which houses a museum full of interesting displays and information about the history of Nantes. Free entry and audio device in multiple languages with Nantes Tourisme City Pass .

Thank poppyHereford
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Very beautiful castle with its moat transformed into park, in the heart of Nantes. we go there for architecture, for the ballad on the "path of the round", the history of Nantes but not for the inner rooms that offer little interest

Thank LaBoi6469
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely place to take a stroll. We didn't go inside but enjoyed a free walk around the ramparts. Very informative stops at viewing points around the walk. The main toilets were closed but the little cafe was happy for us to use their faculties.

Thank Karen O
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We spent hours on a visit to the museum and exhibition which was all fascinating. Plenty here to see and excellent portrayal of Nantes history. Staff were very helpful and the English translation guide was very good.

Thank Ed C
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Hubby had wanted to see this chateau while we were in Nantes. After white knuckling the drive in, we were able to park in the parking lot across a grassy knoll from the chateau. It was lovely! There are books throughout the many rooms to...More

Thank CM_G279
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