Fougères Castle

Local nameChâteau de Fougères
LocationFougères, France

The Château de Fougères is a castle in the commune of Fougères in the Ille-et-Vilaine département of France. The castle was built on a naturally protected site, a rock emerging from a swamp surrounded by a loop of the Nançon river acting as a natural moat. It had three different enclosures: the first for defensive purposes; the second for day to day usages in peacetime and for safety of the surrounding populations in times of siege; and the last for the protection of the keep. In all it has an impressive 13 towers.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Château_de_Fougères

Official Website http://www.chateau-fougeres.com/

Phone +33299997959

Address Place Pierre Symon, 35300 Fougères

Coordinates 48°21'14.018" N -1°12'34.229" E

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