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Le Chateau de Commequiers

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Beautiful ruin

Enchanting! Just wish we could go inside, but very beautiful and at no cost to see. I believe... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2018
Donna M
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Fairborn, Ohio
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Château in ruins but lovely just the same

The château is lovely even though it's a ruin once a year the hold a mediaeval festival there which... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2017
Anne O
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Wadebridge, United Kingdom
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4 Aug 2018
“Beautiful ruin”
26 May 2017
“Château in ruins but lovely just the same”
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Medieval castle, with 8 towers, ruined but tower and wall are largely visible Lake around, small forest, playground for children
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Impasse des Tours, 85220 Commequiers, France
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Reviewed 5 October 2015

Nice to walk around before lunch perhaps. But its not possible to get inside so its the walk which is the point and not the history.

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Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Enchanting! Just wish we could go inside, but very beautiful and at no cost to see. I believe this is where their renaissance festival is as well.

Thank Donna M
Reviewed 27 May 2017

The château is lovely even though it's a ruin once a year the hold a mediaeval festival there which is definitely worth a visit lots of fun to be had

Thank Anne O
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Well worth a visit if you are in the area, especially good for kids. Has some great events throughout the year jousting and knights etc. Need to keep your eye on the local adverts or in the tourist press.

Thank BassFisher1234
Reviewed 29 January 2017

We were there off season, so very cold, but locked up and no people which was nice. We had a picnic on the grass by the walls of the ruin near the moat. Beautfiul and peaceful. Wish we could've seen the inside, but was very...More

Thank dkstreet
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Very interesting castle or really a fort built so the Lord could collect his rents made a ruin after the wars of religion well worth a short visit and set in nice surroundings.Free.

Thank Stephen S
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We went here for a picnic after a trip on the Velo Rail. There's loads of space to spread out for the picnic. And space to run around and play games. It was a shame you couldn't get across the moat to the chateau itself...More

Thank EricWindsor
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We visited the Chateau en route to the Velo rail and it was a great way to pass the time - it's free for a start, and you can walk around the whole ruin and cross the moat as well. On the day we visited...More

Thank A_Reviewer_Beds
Reviewed 17 August 2016

A wonderful day out for the medieval party! Jousting, many activities fr kids and adults, shows, food and wonderful atmosphere!

Thank SophieBulgary
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

We visited here after visiting velo rail. Not a whole day out, but great for an hour or two, plus it's free. The castle is nice and you can walk around it and cross the moat and generally look around. Just a short walk from...More

Thank Matt D
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

We visited the ruins on the weekend reenactment which i think only happens one weekend in August every year. And wow what a day. The whole area is done up to look like visiting knights coming to compete in sword fighting, archery and jousting and...More

Thank FamilymanPreston_UK
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Response from BassFisher1234 | Reviewed this property |
The castle is open to the public all days it has open access. You can't go inside the main castle it is used on special jousting days in July & August if you Google it you may find out what days the special functions are on... More
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