The Department of Vendée invites you to discover the Château de Tiffauges and its collection of medieval war machines wich is unique in Europe ! You will be carried away into history , experiencing half a day of displays and activities in the heart of the biggest active medieval in the region.
Set firmly on a rocky outcrop, this region’s most imposing medieval fortress boasts some remarkable architectural gems.
It 's home to the largest collection of working medieval war machines in Europe, which visitors can learn about first hand through shows and events run by the Vendée department.
From the Roman catapult to the throwing machines from the Middle Ages discover a total of 15 medieval war and siege machines, including France’s largest trebuchet, and try your hand at working the crane or the bricole throwing machine…
An immersion for the whole family including a 3D film in the heart of the castle with stunning special effects that will transport you back to the time of Gilles de Rais.
Visitors of all ages will love the shows. Knights jousting, weaponry skills displays, the medieval training camp and the themed, costumed guided tours.
- Picnic area
- Projection room
- Games area
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