Explore our historic towns and stroll through our picturesque villages, many of which have been awarded titles such as ‘Villes d'Art et d'Histoire’ (art and history heritage towns), ‘Petites Cités de Caractère’ (character villages), ‘Plus Beaux Détours de France’ (loveliest detours of France)...

35190 Bécherel

These grounds were designed in 1898 by the architect and landscape planner Edouard André and commissioned by the Count de Kernier. They provide a...

Rennes

Historical sites and monuments

35000 Rennes

Take a general or themed guided tour of the city centre, the Parlement de Bretagne (advance booking required) or the outer city area with...

Mellé

Historical sites and monuments

35420 Mellé

A town with rolling countryside and fields dotted with balls of granite. The quarries are evidence of the industrial activity that was once based...

Vitré

Historical sites and monuments

35500 Vitré

Vitré Art and History Department offers 27 themed tours with professional guides who know everything there is to know about every aspect of Vitré,...

Manoir de Belle-Noë

Historical sites and monuments

35120 Dol-de-Bretagne

The Belle-Noë manor house dates back to 1710. It was owned by Robert Surcouf and may have been the birthplace of the painter Durand-Brager. Its...

Visite guidée de la vieille ville de Redon

Historical sites and monuments

35600 Redon

At the crossroads of the Ouest waterways and the confluence of the Oust and Vilaine Rivers, crossed by the Nantes-Brest Canal, explore Redon at...

35190 Bécherel

The character village of Bécherel became a literary centre in 1989 and is now home to 14 bookshops (antique, used and new books) and around 10 art...

Château de Vitré

Historical sites and monuments

35500 Vitré

Built around 1050, the château of the Barons of Vitré was ex-tended in the 13th century by André III and surrounded by a triangular enclosure with...

35720 Pleugueneuc

The 16th-18th century Château with its Louis XIV and Louis XV style furniture is still inhabited. Here tour guides are given the perfect...

Châteaugiron

Historical sites and monuments

35410 Châteaugiron

Châteaugiron is a charming character town near Rennes, dominated by the high towers of its medieval castle. This former centre of the cloth trade...

Langon

Historical sites and monuments

35660 Langon

A place of contrasts, Langon is well known for its archaeological heritage, with something from every age of history: the Neolithic age is...

Cathédrale Saint-Samson

Historical sites and monuments

35120 Dol-de-Bretagne

35320 Le Sel-de-Bretagne

This little museum founded by the sculptor Eugène Aulnette in 1962 has unveiled a fresh new look in delightfully rustic premises. "Life in the...

La Tour Duguesclin

Historical sites and monuments

35390 Grand-Fougeray

Fougeray keep was built in the 14th century and is all that remains of what was once a great Brittany stronghold, located in a strategic area in...

Coglès

Historical sites and monuments

35460 Coglès

The pretty village of Coglès nestles in woodland on the Normandy border, and can be easily accessed from the A84. The village often wins awards for...

Château de Montmuran

Historical sites and monuments

35630 Les Iffs

12th - 18th century. Once an imposing fortress, it is now a magnificent 14th century châtelet that has been perfectly preserved - its two...

Le Bois Orcan

Historical sites and monuments

35530 Noyal-sur-Vilaine

Built during the 14th and 15th centuries, the listed Château du Bois Orcan at Noyal-sur-Vilaine is an architectural gem from the ‘Golden Age of...

Combourg

Historical sites and monuments

35270 Combourg

A character town, rural holiday resort and recognized cycling stopover, Combourg is a charming place between Rennes and Saint-Malo and is also the ...

Demeure de Corsaire

Historical sites and monuments

35400 Saint-Malo

Enter the world of François-Auguste Magon, director of the East India Company, shipowner and corsair un-der Louis XIV. Hôtel d'Asfeld is an...

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...
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