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Chateau de Combourg

23 rue des Princes, 35270 Combourg, France
+33 2 99 73 22 95
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19th Century Opulent Chateau

We thought we'd see a medieval castle but got a tour of the opulent lifestyle of the 19th Century... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
jamesjimenez
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Arlington, Virginia
Excellent tour

We went on the English tour of the chateau during our stay in Combourg. Our tour guide was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
norby49
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Apple Valley, Minnesota
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Le chateau de Combourg et une forteresse medievale situee en Haute-Bretagne. Le grand ecrivain et homme politique, Francois-Rene de Chateaubriand, y passa son enfance. ENGLISH Combourg castle is a medieval fortress and childhood home of the renowned writer Francois-Rene de Chateaubriand, located in upper Brittany, France.
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  • Average24%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible6%
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23 rue des Princes, 35270 Combourg, France
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+33 2 99 73 22 95
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We thought we'd see a medieval castle but got a tour of the opulent lifestyle of the 19th Century elite... But it is still worth seeing if in Chombourg.

Thank jamesjimenez
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on the English tour of the chateau during our stay in Combourg. Our tour guide was excellent and offered very interesting insights to the history of the chateau and area. If in the area I would recommend a tour.

Thank norby49
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a lovely castle with a lot of interesting features. The guide was good, especially as it was the first time she did the tour in English. It was a lovely experience and I would highly recommend it. One important feature is that as...More

Thank 42Peter1970
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Don't bring your kids on the guided tour! They will be bored within 5 minutes and you'll spent the rest of the tour trying to keep them quiet while the guide gives you the evil eye! Also, the castle was empty for about a 100...More

Thank Wilmerus
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This chateau looks amazing from the road so we couldn't resist a visit. Parking was easy and close to the entrance. The woman at the desk couldn't have been less friendly or less helpful. Ok so language can cause problems but all we got was...More

Thank Julie O
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We a family of 5 were staying in nearby Domaine Des Ormes and this short trip to Combourg and the Chateau was a lovely experience and enjoyed by all of us. The charge to enter the grounds and go on a guided tour of the...More

Thank heffoe
Reviewed 10 October 2016

For accidental of passengers, an apparition of the castle from the road is incredible. Suddenly you get feeling that you are have entered into a fairy tale.

Thank Rada L
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Beautiful building, great grounds, still occupied hence odd opening times. Set in manicrued grounds , views in lovely Combourg Town

Thank Doogleboy
Reviewed 25 August 2016

wonderful place and so interesting, the original family still live there, if you are british and not good at french check the times of the english tour, we went in the morning and it was all in french although they give you a sheet to...More

1  Thank loopyloumeister
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Was going to visit and pulled out as was being charged adult prices for teenagers. No family ticket option. Pretty to look at and dominates old town but not worth the money.

Thank neil k
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