LE CHATEAU DE TIFFAUGES
Relive the history of the largest medieval fortress in the West at Tiffauges in the Vendée Valley, 20 minutes from the Puy du Fou and 25 minutes from the Clisson Valley.
Situated on the borders of the ancient provinces of Anjou, Brittany and Poitou, the Château de Tiffauges fascinates visitors with its imposing remains and its conservatory of medieval war machines, the only one of its kind in Europe. This former home of Gilles de Rais, Marshal of France and comrade-in-arms to Joan of Arc, is full of secrets and inspired the legend of a certain Bluebeard...
Set off on an assault on the Château de Tiffauges and plunge into the heart of medieval adventure. Catapulted back into history, come and enjoy a day of shows and entertainment.
The Château de Tiffauges is :
Daily entertainment on :
- The history of the castle
- The art of war
- Daily life at the time of the knights
- Live firing of war machines in action,
- Exceptional 3D films, combining history and legend,
- A training camp with ancient games,
- Guided tours and family visits.
A daily show from 1 April to 10 September: "Under Siege".
Be amazed by the powerful fire of real war machines in action during a show combining combat and equestrian stunts.
Summer shows: from 8 July to 27 August
"Les secrets enfouis du Château de Tiffauges" (The buried secrets of Tiffauges Castle)
Join us for an unlikely encounter with the characters who have left their mark on the castle's history and discover, through their turbulent controversies, that the fortress has not yet revealed all its secrets!
"The lost treasure of Tiffauges Castle
Experience the history of the fortress of Tiffauges during a fascinating treasure hunt!
Agenda 2023 :
European Heritage Days: 16 and 17 September
Les Médiévales de Tiffauges: 23 and 24 September
Dive into the heart of the Middle Ages and come and experience a great historical fresco at the Château de Tiffauges!
Christmas market at Château de Tiffauges: 1, 2 and 3 and 9, 10 and 11 December
Accessible to people with reduced mobility.
Facilities & amenities
- Games area