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Chateau du Taureau

29252 Morlaix, France
+33 2 98 62 29 73
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great experience

beautiful ancient fortress in raising from the waters. a must see. history blends with nature for a... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2017
Oslo, Norway
Family holiday and prospection for 2017

Nice cruise to get to the Fort du Taureau with a lot of history hidden behind it, the tour guide... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2016
Rudy P
Bayeux, France
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12 Jun 2017
“great experience”
4 Sep 2016
“Family holiday and prospection for 2017”
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
29252 Morlaix, France
+33 2 98 62 29 73
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Reviewed 12 June 2017

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.

Thank YoungVikingPoet
Reviewed 4 September 2016

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

Thank Rudy P
Reviewed 23 October 2015

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

4  Thank TheWritersRoom
Reviewed 10 September 2015

Great day out. Worth a visit. Make sure to ask if the tour guide speaks English.... Kids loved the history.

Thank patricia421
Reviewed 21 August 2015

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

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Emilie O, Responsable d'exploitation du Château du Taureau at Chateau du Taureau, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2016
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Bonjour, Je regrette que le mauvais temps ait gâché votre visite. Nous invitons les visiteurs étrangers à leur arrivée sur...More

Reviewed 2 August 2015

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

4  Thank Breizhlady
Reviewed 6 July 2015

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

Thank James188113
Reviewed 29 July 2014

In June 2014 we took a boat to Château du Taureau, an island fortress while we were staying in Brittany. It is certainly a surprising place situated in the Baie de Morlaix. It has had many different uses in its history, from defending the coast...More

6  Thank Brian S
Reviewed 4 September 2013

The boat trip from Carantec beach is a must if you are spending a few days in the area. We were fortunate enough to do this visit on a sunny day, and saw some amazing scenery in the Baie de Morlaix (which is beautiful), learning...More

3  Thank Loic T
Reviewed 17 August 2013 via mobile

Superb castle to visit, great for kids (any age suitable). If you could attend one, choose a theatrical visit, it is much more interesting then the others

2  Thank Jean-Baptiste G
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23 August 2016|
Response from Emilie O | Property representative |
Hello, It cost 14€ per adult, 7€ per child (4-12 years) and it's free for the children under 4 years. Have a nice day ! Emilie OLLIVIER Responsable du Château du Taureau
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