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The Château de Montreuil-Bellay, with its 15 defense towers and 600 meters of ramparts, looks like an impregnable fortress!
The feudal castle of Montreuil-Bellay was built around 1025. You should see the barbican, the fortified moats and ramparts, the vaulted underground passages, the kitchen with a central hearth, vestiges of the Middle Ages from this period.
Then the lords flank the fortress with elegant constructions based on large vaulted cellars dating from the XNUMXth century.
The new castle and the collegiate church, the home of the canons, the ovens (exhibitions) date from the XNUMXth and XNUMXth centuries. The chateau is fully furnished. It is also a wine estate whose vintages you will discover.
As an option for your visit to the castle, go to the heart of the bowels of the fortress during an unusual guided tour. From the barbican, to the ditches surmounted by the ramparts, you will discover not only the unique military architecture of this place and the story of memorable battles which illustrates the thousand-year-old history of the castle.
The duration of this course is 45 minutes, in addition to the visit. Booking is recommended. This tour is not accessible to strollers or people with reduced mobility and may be canceled in the event of bad weather.
Garden accessible on one level.
Medieval kitchen accessible by two steps.
Château-neuf accessible by five steps.
Free for children under: 7 years old, Minimum age child rate: 7 years old, Maximum age child rate: 18 years old
Exceptional closure(s): 25 Dec , 31 Dec 2023