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Chateau de Vitre

Place du Chateaux, 35500 Vitre, France
+33 2 99 96 76 51
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A rainy day in September and few people about makes for an enjoyable and hassle free visit to this... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Boston MA
via mobile
Stunning, Awesome, Magnificent!

I stumbled on this by accident, and was so glad! Just go, walk the village, take a stroll back in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Glen S
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Place du Chateaux, 35500 Vitre, France
+33 2 99 96 76 51
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A rainy day in September and few people about makes for an enjoyable and hassle free visit to this grand edifice. Not elegantly furnished but fun to climb around and enjoy the view from the windows.

Thank mpd
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stumbled on this by accident, and was so glad! Just go, walk the village, take a stroll back in time...you will be amazed!

Thank Glen S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This town as well as the chateau is well worth a visit. Other places are better known and attract large crowds. Vitre is just as interesting and beautiful and more so for being less busy. The chateau itself is being extensively renovated, so we had...More

Thank Grant D
Reviewed 21 July 2017

This is a very nice medieval castle and it is very near to Fougeres (some 20-30 km) which is also a must visit. Don't miss it.

Thank Emil-Nistor
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Whole old city and this castle looks just from a medieval movie - awesome. Inside for 6Eur not too much to see, a couple of furnished rooms, no english descriptions/ guides. Still worth a visit

Thank Busyytraveller
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit to the castle. The towers and ramparts offered great views of the town of Vitré and the beautiful countryside, while the rooms were interestingly furnished and very uncrowded. A great relief after the hordes at Mont Saint Michel.

Thank impossible50
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We stopped off in Vitre for a quick bite to eat at a local eatery, then walked up to the chateau. It is quite imposing.

Thank JohnF007
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful castle which is really worth the visit. Back to the medieval period! The kids loved it. Wonderful view over the City.

1  Thank Titouan75
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Very reasonable netry fees and the baility to see some of the chateaux. The rest is actually the Town Hall offices and Registry offices. Well worth a short stroll after lunch. Structure is impressive.

Thank Lynne A
Reviewed 26 February 2017

It's a beautiful chateau from the outside, but very little to see from the inside as lots of restoration work going on. You can visit few furnished rooms on a self-guided tour. Also a few good views from the top of the chateau.

1  Thank nusrat_ali
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1 June 2017|
Response from JohnF007 | Reviewed this property |
I don't have my entrance ticket with me now but.... Look online :) The time below are from Google Thursday 8:30am–12:30pm, 2–5:30pm Friday 8:30am–12:30pm, 2–5:30pm Saturday 8:30am–12:30pm Sunday 8:30am–12:30pm Monday... More
9 March 2016|
Response from cristoph2010 | Reviewed this property |
That depends when you plan to visit. According to their website: 1. Low season i.e., Jan, Feb, Nov and Dec - 10:30am to 12:30pm and 2pm to 5pm. Closed on Tuesdays and the morning of Saturday and Sunday. 2. Mid-season... More