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Chateau de Brissac

Rue Louis Moron, 49320 Brissac-Quince, Brissac Loire Aubance, France
+33 2 41 91 22 21
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Close till 2pm

On TripAdvisor it's open but in reality it is closed. Winter times are 2pm to 4pm. Bad information... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2017
Philip M
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Redondo, Portugal
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Nice grounds to walk around

We visited while driving through and walked around the grounds. It was raining a bit but we still... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2017
Christopher M
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Brissac is among the most impressive of all the Loire Valley Castles ! It is nicknamed " The Giant of the Loire Valley" !! And it is the home of the 13th duke of Brissac. It treasures inside a beautiful collection of ancient paintings and fine furnitures . The visit also includes the discovery of a unique private theater dedicated to Opera by a duchess of Brissac in the late XIX th century . Visitors will enjoy a wine tasting in the cellars of the wines produced on the estate ( especially the Rose of Anjou ) A beautiful landscaped gardened park of 200 are invites visitors to stroll alongside 5 romantic "promenade" ...
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good35%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“quiche” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Rue Louis Moron, 49320 Brissac-Quince, Brissac Loire Aubance, France
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+33 2 41 91 22 21
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"guided tour"
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"wonderful garden"
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"rose wine"
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"informed guide"
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"nice visit"
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"well worth a visit"
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"grounds are beautiful"
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"well worth the money"
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"loire valley"
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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

On TripAdvisor it's open but in reality it is closed. Winter times are 2pm to 4pm. Bad information equals a wasted trip.

3  Thank Philip M
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Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

We visited while driving through and walked around the grounds. It was raining a bit but we still had a nice time and would recommend as a stop to anybody who enjoys seeing the chateaus in the area.

Thank Christopher M
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Charles-André d, Propriétaire at Chateau de Brissac, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2017

Thank you very much Christopher for your nice commentary Charles-André et Larissa de Brissac

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Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

This castle is one of the biggest of the Loire castle and in any case the tallest It’s very original as it’s a mix of a medieval castle and renaissance castle The guide was amazing. We have not seen the 1:45 hours as the storytelling...More

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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Old fashion hotel.in center of angers c lose to train station and place du ralliememnt,close to chateau de brissac,le loir valley ,an hour from le mans 1h 45mn from la baulle on the ocean .. driving distance to le plessis bourre castle

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

A great guided tour (albeit entirely in French) of a great chateau. The kitchen and the subterranean aqueduct are worthy--as is the estate's wine tasting at the conclusion of the tour.

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Charles-André d, Propriétaire at Chateau de Brissac, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thank you so much for such a nice commentary Charles-André & Larissa de Brissac

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Reviewed 19 September 2017

The chateau is huge and the family still lives there so part of the chateau is on exposure. One needs to understand feench as the tour guide was french speaking only. There are some information cards in other languages. Enjoyed most the nicely kept grounds.

Thank Joyce M
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Charles-André d, Propriétaire at Chateau de Brissac, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2017

Dear Joyce Thank you so much for your commentary Charles-André et Larissa de Brissac

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Reviewed 17 September 2017

We enjoyed the guided tour in that interesting chateau. Unfortunately, everything was in French only, but what else do you expect in France? The much that we understood was very interesting although the German written description missed many of the side stories

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Charles-André d, Propriétaire at Chateau de Brissac, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017
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Many thanks to you for coming at Brissac Charles-André et Larissa de Brissac

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Reviewed 8 September 2017

Brissac is known as the tallest chateau in France, and had apparently once been even taller, with statues of mercury on top From the minute we entered (through the coffee shop) it was lovely We went on a guided tour (in French) but understood quite...More

1  Thank Colin K
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Charles-André d, Propriétaire at Chateau de Brissac, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Thank you Colin for taking the time of your long comment about Brissac's visit ( House and Grounds) It was surely a pleasure to welcoming you Warmest regards Charles-André et Larissa de Brissac

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Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

We visited on a rainy day but that didn't stop us from enjoying our visit. We walked through the underground canal, basement kitchen and a full tour of the house which was exquisitely furnished. The grounds are sweeping and you can see the vineyards on...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2017

Lovely chateau but shame it's tour guided only, and in French - whilst adults can understand a little, our 8 year old struggled a little and the brochure was difficult to share between three of us! Also, would suggest reducing number of people per tour...More

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Charles-André d, Propriétaire at Chateau de Brissac, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Thank you Abssam we will integrate in the future your important comment Charles-André et Larissa de Brissac

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Good afternoon, You can come to visit the Château de Brissac from Angers by the bus Anjoubus line 5 from Angers to Montreuil-Bellay with different stops in Brissac-Quincé. The closest stop is 24 rue Louis Moron. Best... More
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