Château des Ducs de Bretagne

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This formidable fortress is protected by deep, wide moats and defended by towers with characteristic Breton pyramid-shaped firing slits. The graceful Tour de la Couronne d'or and the well, whose wrought iron decoration depicts the ducal crown, are particularly interesting. The Grand Logis features Gothic skylights and was built by François II to house the dukes of Brittany. The château is now home to the fascinating History Museum of Nantes.

Useful information

Address:

4 place Marc-Elder, 44000 Nantes

Phone:

+33 811 46 46 44

Price:

8 € (-18 years old 5 €)

Opening hours

Jul-Aug: 8.30am-8pm, Sat 9am-11pm; rest of year: 10.30am-6pm - closed 1 Jan, 1 May, 1 Nov, 25 Dec

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