About your visit
Il est autorisé de prendre des photos dans l’enceinte du Château. L’utilisation d’un drone est cependant interdite.
Interdit aux animaux même en sac ou tenus en laisse.
Sauf chien guide et d’assistance.
Toilettes mixtes et PMR (dans le bâtiment d’accueil et sur la Place Pierre Symon).
Nous acceptons les espèces, les chèques, les chèques-vacances et les cartes bancaires.
Pour la sécurité de tous, il For everyone’s safety, it is forbidden to run, climb or slide on ruined walls and those not protected by railings.
The city accepts no liability for incidents in unprotected areas of the castle. Children under 12 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.
The castle is accessible for pushchairs and wheelchairs.
All other means of locomotion (rollerblades, scooters, bicycles, skateboards, etc.) are subject to prior permission.
Most of the site is outdoors: check the weather forecast before your visit.
Access to the curtain walls and stairs may be closed or reduced in the event of bad weather (wind, ice, snow, rain, etc.).
Entry to the towers and ramparts is via numerous steps, some of which are uneven and slippery.
The castle’s outer enclosure is very bright, while the tower rooms can be very dark. The contrast can be unsettling for people who are sensitive to light.
Positionné sur la place Located on Place Pierre Symon, the reception building offers accessibility services (lift, specially adapted toilets, audio guide in French suitable for children).
Guide and assistance dogs are allowed.
Le site est partiellement The site is partially accessible to disabled visitors. An accessibility room has been set up inside the castle. It allows visitors who are unable to climb the stairs to the castle’s towers to enjoy a comprehensive presentation of the interior of this historic site.
The monument is equipped with individual induction loops adapted to audio guides.
Visually impaired people can discover the architecture of an artillery tower by means of a tactile model in the Raoul II tower.
This provides a fun approach to military defence, through a technically impressive feat of military architecture.
In the courtyard there is also a tactile model of the entire castle.
Car park near the castle reception.
Audio guides are available all year round and are included in the price of the tour.
Audio guide available in five languages (French, English, German, Spanish and Italian).
Audio guide for children aged 6 and over.
The audio tour traces the history of the castle and the Brittany Marches.
It takes you back to the time of fortified castles, wars and the everyday life of men and women in the Middle Ages.
Located in the castle’s reception building, the bookshop offers a wide range of guide books, history books, educational and entertaining books about the Middle Ages (the art of warfare, fortifications, medieval cuisine, the very concept of the Middle Ages, etc.), the history of the Château de Fougères and the Marches de Bretagne, as well as related products and souvenirs of your visit to the castle.
A heads up for collectors: The castle’s Souvenir Medal
The medal is available at the castle shop (Price: €2) or available on request by post.
To receive your medal, please send your request to the following address: Service Patrimoine et Tourisme / 2, Rue Porte Saint Léonard / BP 60111 / 35301 FOUGERES CEDEX
Please indicate clearly: the address of the recipient / the number of medals required
Your request must be accompanied by a cheque made out to “Régie du Château Ville de Fougères” for €2 per medal requested.
NPlease remember to include appropriate stamped packaging/envelope for the medal(s). Each medal weighs 16 grams.