VESTIGES DE LA CITADELLE DE CHAMPTOCEAUX

CHAMPTOCEAUX

Patrimoine culturel

Châteauceaux was a very large fortress overlooking the Loire between Angers and Nantes. The medieval ruins are a pleasant and romantic setting for a walk signposted with historical information and with views of the river.

Ancient walled city, the citadel of Champtoceaux was destroyed in 1420 by the Duke of Brittany. It remains as a vestige 2 entrance towers and the ruins of the old stronghold. These vestiges offer visitors a very nice ride in a rich and mysterious place. This walled city covering 30 hectares. Only the stately part is now available. This historic site offers walkers a beautiful course. It allows them to discover the ruins of the citadel (dungeon, chapel St Pierre, cistern, vaulted cellar, drawbridge) and a magnificent view of the Loire Valley. The tumultuous history of this site reference to the different fortresses of the Marches of Brittany and the kingdom of France.

Practical informations

Equipement

  • Picnic area

Opening hours

  • From 01/01/2020 to 31/12/2020

Weather CHAMPTOCEAUX 4 days

Location

Chemin du Voinard - CHAMPTOCEAUX
49270 OREE D'ANJOU

Latitude : 47.335751 - Longitude : -1.267911

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