Have you ever imagined life in a castle ? How did people live back in the Middle Ages ? Come on my tour to learn about the medieval castle - its construction, its features, its defenses. This is a kid-friendly tour that will please the whole family ! We will visit a real castle, located only 30mins from the city centre, built from 1340 to 1410.See how the king & his family lived - see the rooms where they slept, worked & ate. And see their stunning private chapel, a jewel of Flamboyant Gothic architecture.
Visit: Visit the Hidden Paris, Paris, Ile-de-FranceWe will visit the only medieval castle within metro distance of the city of Paris. My commented tour will provide the context & historical background for this unique location - to help you better understand the "how" and "why" of a typical medieval castle.We will take the metro from Paris to the castle. Along the way, I will explain to you & your family about life in the Middle Ages using researched documentation, photos & pictures. You will learn how people lived in the Middle Ages, how the Castle was constructed & its history - from royal palace to prison.We will then visit the castle itself, touring the entire building from the top of the battlements down to the dungeons. We will take the drawbridge over the moat & enter through the main tower. Then we will visit the keep & its residential area. We'll make the rounds on the wooden terrace which commands views for miles around. We will climb a dizzying spiral staircase to the top of the castle & visit the battlements with its bell tower, just like the solders who once guarded the castle. Then we will descend into the dungeons & servant's quarterAlong the way I will provide commentary on life in the Middle Ages, how the king & his court lived. I will provide the historical context to help you & your kids learn abut life in the Middle Ages! Your kids will love it