Historic site and monument
in TIFFAUGES

LE CHATEAU DE TIFFAUGES

Relive the history of the largest medieval fortress in the West at Tiffauges in the Vendée Valley, 20 minutes from Puy du Fou and 25 minutes from the Clisson valley.
Located on the borders of the former provinces of Anjou, Brittany and Poitou, the Château de Tiffauges fascinates with its imposing remains and its conservatory of medieval war machines unique in Europe. This former residence of Gilles de Rais, Marshal of France and comrade-in-arms of Joan of Arc, is full of secrets and notably inspired the legend of a certain Bluebeard...

Take on the Château de Tiffauges and dive into the heart of medieval adventure. Catapulted into history, come experience a day of shows and entertainment.

The Château de Tiffauges is:

Daily entertainment on:

– The history of the castle
– On the Art of War
– On daily life in the time of the knights
– Real shots of war machines in action,
– Films with exceptional relief, between history and legend,
– A training camp with old games,
– Guided tours and family visits.


Nocturnes in July and August

Agenda 2024:

Heritage Day: September 21 and 22
The Tiffauges Medieval Festival: September 28 and 29
Immerse yourself in the heart of the Middle Ages and come and experience a great historical fresco at the Château de Tiffauges!

Christmas market at the Château de Tiffauges: November 29,30, December 1 and December 6,7,8

Accessibility for people with reduced mobility.
We speak: English, French

Video

Themes:

  • Chateau fort
  • Fortified ensemble and ramparts

Visit

Average duration of the individual visit: 4-5 hours min.
Average duration of the group visit: 3 hours min.
Minimum group size: 15 person(s)

Language(s) of the visit

French, English

Opening

Opening hours from July 01 to August 31, 2024
MondayOpen from 10 a.m. to 19 p.m.
TuesdayOpen from 10 a.m. to 19 p.m.
WednesdayOpen from 10 a.m. to 19 p.m.
ThursdayOpen from 10 a.m. to 19 p.m.
FridayOpen from 10 a.m. to 19 p.m.
SaturdayOpen from 10 a.m. to 19 p.m.
SundayOpen from 10 a.m. to 19 p.m.
Opening hours from September 01 to September 15, 2024
MondayOpen from 10 p.m. to 12 p.m. and from 30 p.m. to 14 p.m.
TuesdayOpen from 10 p.m. to 12 p.m. and from 30 p.m. to 14 p.m.
WednesdayOpen from 10 p.m. to 12 p.m. and from 30 p.m. to 14 p.m.
ThursdayOpen from 10 p.m. to 12 p.m. and from 30 p.m. to 14 p.m.
FridayOpen from 10 p.m. to 12 p.m. and from 30 p.m. to 14 p.m.
SaturdayOpen from 14 a.m. to 19 p.m.
SundayOpen from 14 a.m. to 19 p.m.

Prices

PricesMin.Max.
Individual rate adult
8 €9 €
Individual rate reduced
6 €7 €
Individual rate child
4 €5 €
Family formula
24 €28 €

free
(Less than 12 years)

Payment methods

  • Bank cards
  • French bank and postal checks
  • French "Chèques vacances"
  • Cash

Services

Equipments

  • Picnic area
  • Screening Room

Services

  • Shop
  • Playground
From 8 € / adult

Address

BP14
85130 TIFFAUGES
How do I get there?

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