Chateau de Brissac, Brissac-Quince

#3 of 57 in Historic Sites in Maine et Loire
Must see · Art Museum · Castle
The tallest château in the Loire Valley, Chateau de Brissac has seven stories overlooking the sumptuous curves of the surrounding landscape. It’s also a posh locale for the Val de Loire festival. Once the French location for Brazil's celebrity magazine, “Caras,” the castle was also the stadium for Iron Chef France. Chosen as a spot to showcase French cuisine--and celebrities--because of its elegant rooms, the château is a classic example of austere French elegance, gilded in gold and fit for a king. Use our Brissac-Quince itinerary maker app to add Chateau de Brissac and other attractions to your Brissac-Quince vacation plans.
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  • The chateau is pretty but the whole premise is a bit uncomfortable. This wealthy family owns the castle. They live in the upper floors (you can’t go there). They charge you €11 to enter and look...  more »
  • A lovely chateau to visit, with beautiful grounds. Well worth it. We were able to walk around the open parts of the chateau, whilst reading a written guide in English. The grounds were very well kept....  more »
  • Spot on! Great place. In very good condition, considering it's age. Friendly guide, good wine shop and a cafe. Steeped in French history with lots of historical connections. Great!
  • Fantastic chateau and grounds, so peaceful to sit at the side of the canal after a long walk. Had a very tasty piece of cake and cup of tea in cafe . Don't think they do any other foods. Well worth the visit

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