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Chateau Fort de Saint Jean d'Angle

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Part of the the local history. A stunning building and easy to find in the city of Rochefort... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2018
Northampton, United Kingdom
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Loved this castle!

A lot of effort has gone into making this a fun and educational day out. Not only do you have a... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2018
Lisburn, United Kingdom
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“middle ages”(3 reviews)
“weapons”(2 reviews)
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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2 route de Marennes, 17620 Saint Jean d'Angle, France
+33 5 46 82 76 03
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Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Part of the the local history. A stunning building and easy to find in the city of Rochefort. Striking in appearance and well reserved. A real feature for the place. Well worth visiting.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank bronagh80
Reviewed 16 August 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Nick L
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

A great morning or afternoon out in the open air. Brilliant castle, well renovated. Extremely educational and yet not boring!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Nathalie P
Reviewed 2 August 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 8 December 2017

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

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

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
Thank ozwald24
André R, Propriétaire at Chateau Fort de Saint Jean d'Angle, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2017

Thank you !!!! very kind of you

Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

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

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Redrabs
Reviewed 4 September 2016

you get dressed up and join in with all sorts of period games. It is a good small outing and in a pretty area.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank mariamnjono
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

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

Date of experience: August 2016
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