You are invited to join Sir Gilles de Rais and his court at a genuine medieval banquet During a three hour show, you will enjoy a seven course feast expertly orchestrated by Lord Chamberlain and interspersed with surprising entertainement.

Actors and decors will take you back in time while you savor dishes respecting meticulously medieval flavors.

Unlimited bread and wine are served.
Next shows : May 31th and June, the 1st, 2019 at 8:30 PM

Gens de Machecoul et austres lieux, en iceux jours de Festes de l'Ascension de Notre doulz Seigneur Jésus, icy mesme en son chastel de Machecoul, Gilles, Seigneur de Rais, vous convie en sa salle de Feste sise au centre d'icelle cité pour faire avec iceluy grand seigneur fastueuses ripailles et grandiose festoiement. Oncques ne verrez tant de gentes dames et damoiselles ni tant de si beaux messires et damoiseaux rassemblés pour ce repas. Messire Gilles lui-mesme siégera en grand honor entouré des gens de sa cour vétus de leurs plus beaux atours. Il recevra ses hostes avec le plus grand des plaisirs.


  • Doors open at 8:30PM
  • The show is approximately 3 hours and 30 minutes long


  • The dinner-show is 40 euros


  • Click on the Reservations menu of this website
    Contact the Machecoul Office of tourisme. Adress : 14 place des Halles - 44270 Machecoul - +33 2 40 31 42 87
    (English spoken)


  • The show takes place in Machecoul's covered market and is fully protected from the elements
  • Adress: place des halles - 44270 MACHECOUL

To fully enjoy the show...

  • For the comfort of spectators and actors, you will be requested to take pictures without flash
  • Cellular phones must be turned off .

Castle visits

  • On the evening of each show, a visit of Gilles de Rais' castle is offered (for an additional fee)
  • Information and booking: Tel. +33 2 40 78 50 42
  • For more information, visit the Machecoul castle website