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Le Château de Talmont Saint Hilaire
Place du Chateau, Talmont St.Hilaire
Tel. 02 51 90 27 43

Experience life in the middle ages in the Fortress of Richard the Lion Heart.
The Kings Ransom, is an entertaining and instructive trail exploring the castle and the world of the middle ages
In Summer you can immerse yourself in the medieval world, come see the Bear, King of beasts in the middle ages.
The entertainment includes the ordeals of the young knights, crossbow shooting and on Wednesdays the spectacle of knights on horseback, Spectacle Nocturne a magical summer evening pageant at the Château de Talmont.
Richard the Lion Heart was born in Oxford on the 8th September 1157, and at the age of 34 he married Beranger de Navarre. In 1190 he went to the Crusades and while away his lands in Normandy were captured by Phillip Auguste King of France. On his return he went to war against Auguste and recaptured his lands.

He was made duke of Aquitane in 1168, Prince of Talmont in 1186 and
King of England in 1189.

New for 2011; 4th July to 31st August
                    "liesse et Festivites", "entertainment medieval" every
                      Monday & Tuesday
                    "spectacle of knights on horseback" on Wednesdays,
                    "falconry" every Thursday and Friday.

NIGHT SHOW - July 24 and August 21 at 21:30
Discover the new horse show combining acrobatic night, handling and fire dance, juggling and tricks.  Adults 6€   Children 3€

Open: 9/4 to 8/7 every day.10.30 to 12.30 & 14.00 to18.00
          9/7 to 2/9 everyday 10.30 to 19h
          3/9 to 30/9 everyday 14.00 to 18h

Admission:  Adults 5€  Child (7-12) 2.5€
                 Shows Medieval, July August Monday-Friday 5/7 to 31/8)
                 Adult 8€  Child 4€

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