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Josselin Castle Travel Guide
Josselin Castle, Brittany (© PHB.cz - Fotolia.com)
Château de Josselin.

Introduction

The impressive medieval Castle of Josselin, with its three round towers, has a history going back 1000 years. Once occupied by the Dukes of Brittany it has belonged to the House of Rohan for the last 500 years. Renovated in the 19th ccentury, it is now the home of the 14th duke.

The castle houses a Doll Museum featuring some 3,000 dolls dating from the 17th century to present, and 2,000 stuffed animals and other toys.

Opening Hours & Admission

The castle is open daily from April to September, from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm (to 5:30 pm in September; from 11:00 am from 14th July to 31st August). It is also open on weekends and duing school holidays in October from 2:00 pm to 5:30 pm. Visits are by guided tour only.

Tours of the castle and gardens cost 8 € for adults and 5.2 € for children aged 7 to 14 years old (free under 7 years old). Admission to the doll museum is 7 € for adults and 4.9 € for children.

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