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Chateau de Laval (Laval's Castle)

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Not suitable for young chldren.

We went as a family group, with three young children, aged 2, 4 and 6. They speak English and... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2017
Patrick G
Thame, United Kingdom
Need a he'd for heights

Visited and took advantage of very reasonably priced guided tour including the Tower which looks... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2017
Robin C
Worthing, England, United Kingdom
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Laval, France
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Reviewed 30 July 2017

We went as a family group, with three young children, aged 2, 4 and 6. They speak English and Spanish, but not French. There is a museum of naive art that doesn't make as much of the town's connection with Henri Le Douanier Rousseau as...More

1  Thank Patrick G
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Visited and took advantage of very reasonably priced guided tour including the Tower which looks down over the streets of the town. We had a guide just for the two of us

1  Thank Robin C
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This is a hidden gem. Very interesting tour and fun facts. The gude told us some horror stories from the good old days.

Thank Richardoutdoor
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We went here thinking we would see the inside of a chateau and instead came across a simple art gallery and a room with rather interesting and peculiar stuff. The whole time we were followed and told constantly not to touch anything - which I'm...More

Thank HotelLover2009
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Located in the centre of town is easily accessible. Reasonable priced and free for children. The visit gives you a brief, interesting and accurate inside of the history of the castle and the city. Pleasant views from top windows. Nice small herb garden outside.

2  Thank pixie842
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We went there last year with our family and had a wonderful time, we did the guided tour (which is very cheap) and got to see how the Chateau changed over the centuries and then a guided tour around the Chataeu which includes the art...More

2  Thank Richard G
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Enjoyed the art gallery with it's wide range of thought provoking exhibits in a unique setting. All the more so as it was free, Well worth visiting.

2  Thank Austin M
Reviewed 16 October 2015

This is the wonderful old Chateau of Laval in the old quarter / historic quarter of old town. It's so big that you'll see it long before you reach it. Massive walls with turreted tower facade. Walls and ramparts can be walked and explored, lots...More

2  Thank David B L
Reviewed 13 August 2015

It is very worthwhile having a tour around the chateau.The church has within it an excavated lead coffin of a lady with a model of her face plus very striking architecture.The other part of the tour involves climbing up to the top of the tower...More

2  Thank glyn l
Reviewed 26 June 2015

Go on the tour which brings you up to the very well preserved tower. The tour includes a 3D animation of the evolution of the chateau over the centuries..well worth the visit..

1  Thank wxman41
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