Le castle de Pontivy, formerly owned by the de Rohan family, is one of the very last fortified castles built in Brittany in the Middle Ages. With its stocky appearance and adorned with numerous decorations and openings, the architecture of this castle will catch your attention.

Modification of visits to Pontivy Castle

Work is underway at Pontivy Castle, the castle is therefore closed to the public.

 

Follow the guide on this new tour of the exterior of the castle to understand the history, anecdotes and architecture of this important place in central Brittany.
Summer visit from June 17 to September 28.

2014, a wall collapses

Since February 2014, the castle has been closed to the public due to restoration and archaeological excavations.

Discover the history of this castle, a technological jewel of its time commissioned by Viscount Jean II de Rohan.

The guided tour in the footsteps of the Rohan

Follow one of our passionate guides and cross the medieval quarter which will take you on a journey through the highlights of the famous Rohan family, behind the construction of this castle.

The exterior

When you arrive in front of this imposing fortress, go back in time to the 12the century with the birth of this dynasty. You will discover the history of the most important family in Central Brittany which has been built over the years. Pontivy became their capital in 1396! 

Accompanied by a specialist guide, take a tour of the castle, listen to the anecdotes linked to each section of wall, climb to the heights at the back of the castle and observe the details of the facade. The guides have juicy facts to share with you!

The interior

The interior cannot be visited for the duration of the castle's work.

Visit by reservation at the Pontivy Community Tourist Office.

Places limits.

Visits to the castle are also bookable for groups.

 

Departure from the Boutique Côté Tourisme, 21 quai Presbourg, 56300 PONTIVY.

No visit to the interior of Pontivy Castle before September 2024.

Visiting hours

Opening hours from June 17 to June 30, 2024
Monday Open from 15 a.m. to 16 p.m.
Tuesday Open from 15 a.m. to 16 p.m.
Thursday Open from 15 a.m. to 16 p.m.
Opening hours from July 01 to August 31, 2024
Monday Open from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 16 p.m. to 17 p.m.
Tuesday Open from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 16 p.m. to 17 p.m.
Wednesday Open from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 16 p.m. to 17 p.m.
Thursday Open from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 16 p.m. to 17 p.m.
Friday Open from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 16 p.m. to 17 p.m.
Saturday Open from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Opening hours from September 01 to September 28, 2024
Monday Open from 15 a.m. to 16 p.m.
Tuesday Open from 15 a.m. to 16 p.m.
Thursday Open from 15 a.m. to 16 p.m.

The rates

Prices Min. Max.
Basic rate
6 € -
Reduced price
4 € -
Basic rate
18 € -

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