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Forgeres France

The town centre of Forgeres

Fougeres




Fougeres in Brittany is an old town with the largest medieval Castle in France.We saw a sign for the town while visiting Saint Hilaire du Harcouet in Normandy which was only 17 miles away a 30 mins drive.

The town centre Fougeres

Fougeres Brittany

The town is on two levels the highest part is the most modern.With a good selection of shops, cafes and restaurants.A guide to the mosr popular restaurants in town. In the middle you have the castle and the old part of the town.Then you have the lowest part of the town with old houses and narrow street outside the castle walls. This was our favourite part Of the town.

The castle is well worth a visit the view from the walls over the town is stunning.We did not have enough time to see all the castle you need a full day to do it justice

Fougeres castle Brittany

The Chateau de Fougeres the walls have a moat round them


Popular Hotels in the town

Chateau De La Foltiere Hotel Fougeres

 Hotel chateau de la Foitiere

On the road to the famous 'Mont St Michel', near the medieval city of Fougeres, the castle of the Foltiere stands in the middle of the gorgeous botanical garden of High Brittany, covering fifty acres.

The owners of that superb residence invite you to enjoy your stay in one of five comfortable and spacious rooms of their French chateau that let you benefit from a delightful surrounding and stunning view over the gardens. Lulled by the sound of running water, the colour and scent of flowers, you will find here a place to stroll, relax, and discover rare varieties of trees and plants. Four bedrooms and one suite.

Chateau De La Foltiere



You can see part of the moat and the old part of the town which is outside the walls.When the castle was attacked you had to leave your home and get into the castle.Having seen the height and thickness of the walls you must of felt safe if you made it inside the castle

Fougeres old house and castle

Old houses

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Our charming House is located in the heart of the city medieval Bayeux, indented noise and well-placed for all visits to walk to town or 10 minutes from the beaches of the landing by car.

You will have a garage in a courtyard closed, full of old cobblestones of Bayeux stamp and half-timbered walls, a terrace with garden furniture is at your disposal and you can enjoy all the attractions of our city walk: the side history with our superb cathedral, our various museums (lace and porcelain from Bayeux., Museum of the battle of Normandy and our famous tapestry Queen Mathilde heritage of UNESCO

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