The Castle of the Dukes of Brittany, the ideal holiday destination!
Embodying all the power of the Duchy of Brittany over the centuries, the castle is a must-see for visitors, whether on a family holiday or a romantic getaway. The castle is also home to the Nantes History Museum. Visit two of the highlights of Nantes for the price of one? It would be a shame to pass up on such a great opportunity!
Once you’ve completed your tour of the château and Nantes, head back to the campsite to make the most of your comfortable mobile home or your camper van. After a good night’s rest, take advantage of all the amenities and services provided for you: water park, free children’s clubs, sports grounds and more to keep you happy throughout your stay!
Visit the Castle of the Dukes of Brittany with your family
What better way for your youngsters to learn history than in a real-life immersive experience? Your family visit will start with the courtyard and ramparts, for which admission is free. Your little history buffs will be amazed by the architecture of this emblematic landmark.
Then continue with a tour of the exhibitions and collections and take a guided tour: a small admission fee is required for adults but entry is free for under-18s, so don’t miss out! You may need several visits to admire all the castle’s details, but it’ll be a good excuse to come back to Nantes!
Visit the Castle of the Dukes of Brittany as a couple
After a lovely breakfast to start the day, set off hand-in-hand to visit this magnificent and impressive historical landmark. You’ll be astounded by its architecture the minute you set foot in the courtyard.
And you’ll continue to be amazed as you go inside, where you can choose to visit by yourselves and wander as you please, or opt for a guided tour to learn all the monument’s secrets. You’ll find out more about the history of France as you encounter the well-known personalities who lived here such as François II and his daughter, Anne of Brittany. Whatever you decide, you’ll go home as something of an expert on the Dukes of Brittany and with memories of your romantic getaway you won’t forget in a hurry.
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Do you want to discover the castle beyond the usual boundaries? Then opt for a private visit, which promises surprises, exclusive access and remarkable viewpoints.
And after your visit, time for a teatime treat with a heavenly strawberry ice cream from La Fraiseraie, a crêpe house found in the castle courtyard. Go on – indulge yourself!
If you want to take home a souvenir of your visit, head to the boutique and bookstore. From cuddly toys and notebooks to the traditional “berlingots” hard sweets – the whole family will find something they like among the original items on sale!
After such an engaging visit, it’ll be time for a break and some nature so take a stroll in the Jardin des Plantes botanical garden, not far from the castle. A very welcome haven of peace in the centre of Nantes.