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RUINES DE LA CITADELLE

Châteauceaux was a very large fortress overlooking the Loire between Angers and Nantes. The medieval ruins are a pleasant and romantic setting for a walk signposted with historical information and with views of the river.

Address :
CHAMPTOCEAUX
49270 OREE D'ANJOU
FRANCE

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Presentation of: RUINES DE LA CITADELLE

Ancient walled city, the citadel of Champtoceaux was destroyed in 1420 by the Duke of Brittany. It remains as a vestige 2 entrance towers and the ruins of the old stronghold. These vestiges offer visitors a very nice ride in a rich and mysterious place. This walled city covering 30 hectares. Only the stately part is now available. This historic site offers walkers a beautiful course. It allows them to discover the ruins of the citadel (dungeon, chapel St Pierre, cistern, vaulted cellar, drawbridge) and a magnificent view of the Loire Valley. The tumultuous history of this site reference to the different fortresses of the Marches of Brittany and the kingdom of France.
Site theme
Castle
Castle
Citadel
Fortified compound and ramparts
Archaeological site
Site category
Registered and listed sites
Free
yes
Visits
Free tours (individuelles): Yes
Free tours (groupes): Yes
Visit languages
Visit: French
Access map, location
Road (national / local): 2 Km
Motorway: 10 Km
Airport / aerodrome: 30 Km
SNCF train station: 2 Km
Spoken language
English
Facilities
Picnic area
Further information
Groups accepted
Pets allowed
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RUINES DE LA CITADELLE
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