24th Christmas market in the Chateau de Brissac

17th and 18th November 2018

One of the most ancient and original Christmas markets in western France. Each year The Chateau welcome this Christmas market and faithful visitors.  

On the Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th 2018 you can visit Father Christmas and more than fifty Christmas stallholders in the Chateau de Brissac.

You will experience the magic of Christmas trees, decorations and the aroma of brioches, chocolate and mulled wine.

Beneath the Venetian chandeliers of the Golden drawing room and the wonderful painted ceiling of the guard’s room, craftspeople from all over the country come to present their wooden toys, decorative items and precious dishes to bright-eyed little princes and princesses.

Practical information: 

Times: Saturday 17th : from 2PM to 8PM
Sunday 18th : from 10AM to 7PM

Prices: Adults: single reduced rate 8€50
Children (from 2 to 12) : 2€

On Saturday at 2:30 PM you can witness the extraordinary arrival of Father Christmas. He will be in the chateau all week end to welcome the children.

70 art exhibitors – Free shows: magical shows, throw of candies, Christmas snacks.

Dogs are not allowed in the Chateau and pushchair must be let at the tent at the foot of the chateau. 

It is not necessary to reserve.

Magical Christmas Decorations

From the 22th of December to the 6th of January 2018

During the Christmas holidays come and admire the sumptuous Christmas decorations and illuminations which are installed throughout the tour of the château.

Every day (except 25th December and 1st January)
2 guided tours each afternoon at 2PM and 4PM
Single reduced rate: 8,50€
Free for children under16

Great Easter egg hunt

Sunday the 1st April 2018

Bring your family to the Chateau de Brissac for an afternoon of tasty treats, play and cultural activities.

Each year, on the afternoon of Easter Sunday, adults and children can hunt for more than 50.000 chocolate eggs hidden in the undergrowth and gardens of the park of the chateau!

The chateau opens its doors to families to discover it's staterooms, historical bedchamber and theatre.

A drawing contest is organised in the grand gallery for all children.

To extend this relaxing family time, you will be offered a delicious drink of madeleine and grenadine syrup proposed.


From 2PM to 5PM.
Prices:  include in the entrance fee for the visit of the chateau and the park.
Adults 10€ - Children from 2 to 12 yo : 2€
It is not necessary to reserve.

Summer before time

Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 June 2018

Between spring and summer, Brissac invites you to an exceptional weekend celebrating nature, flavors and music ... and you will open the secret doors of the castle!

40 artisans will animate a market of nature, sports and fun activities will be shared with the family.

Lighting of the frames, exceptional visit of the mausoleum, archery, initiation to abseiling from the towers ....

Saturday 2 pm to 8 pm and sunday 10 am to 7 pm
Adults : € 8,50 - Child 4 to 14 years : € 2

Les Montgolfiades

Saturday 18th August 2018

The park of Brissac welcomes our friendly pilots aerostiers time for a flight Saturday night from the lawns of the monument, at the feet of its impressive facades and 18 fireplaces!

Twenty balloons, weather permitting, take off in the sunset of this summer evening for a beautiful trip over the vineyards of Anjou and the Loire islands.

Opening grids at 6 pm - Free

For more information please visit: http://www.arcencieldanjou.com

Les journées du Patrimoine or European heritage days  

15th & 16th September 2018

During the European heritage days, the mausoleum of the Duke of Brissac,
the emblematic neoclassical building above the park, will be open to visitors.

Special opening of the structures highlighted.

Opening times : from 10 AM to 5.30 PM (last entry)
Single reduced rate : 8,50€ - free for children under 18
No guided tours, free access to the park, (sorry, no animals)