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Au XIeme siecle, une premiere motte feodale avec une tour en bois existait sur ce site. Reconstruit, mais en pierre, par Guillaume de Lusignan et Denise d'Angle vers 1180, ce chateau constitue un exemple remarquable d'architecture militaire...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
2 route de Marennes, 17620 Saint Jean d'Angle, France
A lot of effort has gone into making this a fun and educational day out. Not only do you have a castle with a moat but also you get to dress up and take part in lots of activities from the middle ages. We really...More
Having the opportunity to dress up like a knave, lady or lord complete with wooden sword and shield, even if you're an adult, sets the mood for a fun visit.
Activites are held throughout the day such as stories about the history of the castle...More
A gem of a chateaux set up to give you a real idea of Castle life - drive warfare, crime & punishment, daily life, costume ... Dress up if you want, play the games & enjoy the cafe. Run by welcoming, friendly hosts who clearly...More
Every bit as good as the pictures make it out to be. A stunning little castle surrounded by masses of little bits and bobs to try out, from games, to climbing frames, some animals, catapults, walled garden etc. All of it enough to keep little...More
Just spent the dat there with my wife daughter and granddaughter. It was suburb. As someone's who's French is not up to scratch, it was easy to follow the guide posters and quiz which led us round the fort. The place was very educational without...More
Date of experience: August 2017
André R, Propriétaire at Chateau Fort de Saint Jean d'Angle, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2017
Story book restored castle with small keep surrounded by a water filled moat. Lots to see and do with reproduction armour and weapons worn and wielded by staff . Excellent tableaux inside the living areas of the keep plus you could see the staff's penchant...More
We arrived just before 5pm and were the last to leave. Our children loved the fact we could all dress up and explore the Fort in medieval clothes. The quiz is fantastic and ensures you get to explore every part of the Fort & grounds....More