The rich past of Upper Brittany Ille-et-Vilaine has left numerous traces which you can enjoy visiting during your stay: châteaux, museums, historic monuments and sites, guided tours of towns with a beautiful architectural heritage…

La Motte Joubin et le jardin médiéval

Historical sites and monuments

35137 Bédée

During the Middle Ages, with the development of feudalism, the Lords had to have a defensive system to be protected from any attack. The best way...

35510 Cesson-Sévigné

The Communications Museum (Musée des Transmissions) at Cesson-Sévigné traces the history of long-distance military and civilian communications over...

Abbaye Saint-Sauveur

Historical sites and monuments

35600 Redon

Château de Châteaugiron

Historical sites and monuments

35410 Châteaugiron

12th to 18th century. The château, set in the heart of Châteaugiron, a ‘Small Town of Character’, has two very different facets: it is both a...

35160 Montfort-sur-Meu

Montfort-sur-Meu is well-known for being the place where Louis-Marie Grignion was born in 1673, in one of the oldest streets: rue de la Saulnerie....

Hôtel de Ville

Historical sites and monuments

35000 Rennes

Palais du Parlement de Bretagne

Historical sites and monuments

35000 Rennes

A symbol of and backdrop to Breton history, the Parlement building is also a testimony to 17th century royal and Parisian decor. It was built to...

Parc-Musée des Mines de la Brutz

Centre et site d'interpretation

35620 Teillay

To the east of the commune are the iron mines named Mines de la Brutz. In 1950, part of the mine, the Bonne Fontaine pit head, shutdown all...

La cathédrale Saint-Pierre

Historical sites and monuments

35000 Rennes

35240 Retiers

Described as a "fantastic and wonderful" painter belong-ing to the post-Fauvist generation. Entry free.

Fort du Petit Bé

Historical sites and monuments

35400 Saint-Malo

Petit Bé lies in the Bay of Saint-Malo and has superb panoramic views of the town, the Rance Estuary, Dinard and Cap Fréhel. It is accessible all...

Alignement de menhirs de Lampouy

Historical sites and monuments

35360 MEDREAC

More than 48 standing stones, classified historic monuments, stand proudly in meadows to the north of Médréac (4km from the village centre). This...

35190 Tinténiac

2,000 tools bring 11 trades back to life: ironsmiths, blacksmiths, farriers, cartwrights, saddlers, cobblers, clogmakers, hoopers, coopers,...
Maison d'école en pays gallo à Saint Gonlay

Maison d'école en Pays Gallo

Centre et site d'interpretation

35750 Saint-Gonlay

In the heart of the 'gallo' region, Saint-Gonlay's burg houses an old school (rebuilt during the 20th century), composed of a reconstituted...

Chateau des Champs

Historical sites and monuments

35480 Guipry-Messac

Early 17th-century building. The Château des Champs contains 9 paintings of biblical scenes and the Baptism of Christ. Main drawing room: open by...

Le lavoir du Colombier

Historical sites and monuments

35160 Montfort-sur-Meu

If you take a walk in Montfort, relax by the Meu river on the steps of this washing place. ...

Le séchoir et les bains publics

Historical sites and monuments

35160 Montfort-sur-Meu

This building dates from the end of the XIXth century. ...

35400 Saint-Malo

The Musée du Long Cours Cap Hornier is devoted solely to the history of trade naviga-tion round Cape Horn, mainly from 1840 to the first part of...
Maison du sabot à Trans-la-Forêt

La Maison du Sabot

Centre et site d'interpretation

35610 Trans-la-Forêt

La Maison du Sabot at Trans-la-Forêt is dedicated to the last clog-maker in the region, Ferdinand Laigle, and the craft of wooden clog making. At...

Les Champs Libres

Centre et site d'interpretation

35000 Rennes

In the very heart of Rennes, the Champs Libres cultural centre houses the Brittany Museum, Science Centre and library, and also has a café and...
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