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A school trip
in the heart of the Middle Ages

Our entire team welcomes you to the fortress of Montbazon! Take your students into the medieval world of the oldest dungeon in France still standing during a unique journey through time!


We offer you the possibility to enjoy a fun and educational day to discover the Middle Ages. From a simple visit of the fortress to workshops where they can leave with their creation, as well as through the representation of moments of medieval life, the Middle Ages will no longer hold any secrets for the children!

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Our formulas

Our educational offer is designed to reach a large public. From kindergarten to college, the Forteresse de Montbazon is an ideal learning site allowing children to discover History in a playful and participative way.


On our website, discover all our activities and animations, our pedagogical tools, as well as preparation advice and practical information. You will find here all the necessary information to organize your day at the fortress.

In order to plan your day, follow all the steps for a successful outing at the fortress !

Steps for a successful outing at the fortress

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Covid-19 informations

The fortress respects the health protocol of the academic inspection.

We have put in place several measures in order to welcome you safely.


Each year, about 10,000 schoolchildren are welcomed by the Forteresse de Montbazon and leave delighted with their day spent in the heart of the Middle Ages.

They came to the fortress and share their experience...

"Unmissable visit"

"Visit as a school outing and then as a family which was a great success. Discovered in practice the trades of the Middle Ages with a friendly and very involved team."


Discover also our opening to the general public

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