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Montbazon Fortress

Montbazon Fortress à MONTBAZON © Forteresse de Montbazon 12

In 991, the monks of Cormery complained to the King that «The Black Falcon» (Fulk Nerra) was building a keep on their land at Montbazon. It was the beginning of fortified castles in France.

Certification labels

  • Accueil Vélo site de visite et de loisirs
  • Ambassadeur Val de Loire
  • Listed or registered (CNMHS)

Prices & Payment methods

  • Full adult price Tarif unique jour et nocturne : 12€
  • Child rate Tarif unique jour et nocturne : 8€
  • Discount rate : 10€
  • Group rate : 10€

Payment methods

  • Debit cards
  • Cheques
  • Holiday vouchers
  • Cash
  • Money transfer

Availability

Description

Description of heritage

  • Descriptif du centre d'interprétation
    Montbazon Castle is among the oldest in France and hosts lively tours from the dungeon to the cellars ending with shots fired from the war machine. Here you can learn medieval trades at demonstrations, interactive and creative workshops. Thursday and Friday evening in July/August sees the "Sacre du Chevalier" evenings revealing the secrets of hygiene, values of knighting and codes of conduct at mealtimes in the Middle Ages. The castle puts on after work parties on Wednesday evening from July to September. A fun-filled experience with the “100 énigmes de la Forteresse” castle mysteries during a cocktail party. The Montbazon Tournament on the second weekend in September brings together over a hundred fighters from all over Europe.

  • Descriptif du parc et jardin
    Montbazon Castle is among the oldest in France and hosts lively tours from the dungeon to the cellars ending with shots fired from the war machine. Here you can learn medieval trades at demonstrations, interactive and creative workshops. Thursday and Friday evening in July/August sees the "Sacre du Chevalier" evenings revealing the secrets of hygiene, values of knighting and codes of conduct at mealtimes in the Middle Ages. The castle puts on after work parties on Wednesday evening from July to September. A fun-filled experience with the “100 énigmes de la Forteresse” castle mysteries during a cocktail party. The Montbazon Tournament on the second weekend in September brings together over a hundred fighters from all over Europe.

  • Descriptif du musée
    Montbazon Castle is among the oldest in France and hosts lively tours from the dungeon to the cellars ending with shots fired from the war machine. Here you can learn medieval trades at demonstrations, interactive and creative workshops. Thursday and Friday evening in July/August sees the "Sacre du Chevalier" evenings revealing the secrets of hygiene, values of knighting and codes of conduct at mealtimes in the Middle Ages. The castle puts on after work parties on Wednesday evening from July to September. A fun-filled experience with the “100 énigmes de la Forteresse” castle mysteries during a cocktail party. The Montbazon Tournament on the second weekend in September brings together over a hundred fighters from all over Europe.

  • Descriptif du site et monument historique
    Montbazon Castle is among the oldest in France and hosts lively tours from the dungeon to the cellars ending with shots fired from the war machine. Here you can learn medieval trades at demonstrations, interactive and creative workshops. Thursday and Friday evening in July/August sees the "Sacre du Chevalier" evenings revealing the secrets of hygiene, values of knighting and codes of conduct at mealtimes in the Middle Ages. The castle puts on after work parties on Wednesday evening from July to September. A fun-filled experience with the “100 énigmes de la Forteresse” castle mysteries during a cocktail party. The Montbazon Tournament on the second weekend in September brings together over a hundred fighters from all over Europe.

Spoken languages

  • French
  • English
  • Spanish

Catering

  • Restauration sur place

Services

  • Shop
  • Play area

Facilities

  • Picnic area
  • Bar / refreshment bar
  • Shop
  • Luggage storage
  • Play area
  • Hall hire
  • Parking
  • Catering on site
  • Wifi
  • Bus parking

Accessibility

  • Handicap access

Group

Groups accepted

  • Maximum group size: 300
  • Minimum group size: 20

Visit

Languages of the visit :
  • French
  • English

Average duration of the group visit: 03h00
Average duration of the individual visit:03h00

Activities

On site

  • Activities
  • Adult workshop
  • Junior workshop
  • Conferences

Location

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