Historic parks, perfectly symmetrical gardens ‘à la française’, contemporary gardens, themed gardens: visit the many parks and gardens which are open to the public in Upper Brittany  Ille-et-Vilaine.

Parc de Bel-Air

Park and garden

35600 Redon

This 2-hectare public garden in the town centre was built in 1963 in the grounds of a grand family property. It features numerous perennial...

Parc Oberthür

Park and garden

35000 Rennes

In the heart of the town, the Oberthur park, named after its founder, François-Charles Oberthur, was designed by Denis Buhler, the famous landscape...

Bois de Bahurel

Park and garden

35600 Redon

On the hills dominating the Oust Valley and the Nantes-Brest Canal, to the west of the town, this 25-hectare wood was bought by the town in 1992...

35730 Pleurtuit

Built in 1760, Le Montmarin was transformed into a port and shipyard with a workforce of 1,200 in 1782. This stopped with the advent of steam in...

35500 Vitré

Created from a 1867 drawing by the Paris landscape architect Georges Aumont, the Garden of Vitré Park is a beautiful example of the large public...
chateau bel air

Le Jardin de Bel Air

Park and garden

35370 Le Pertre

Bel-Air garden is a magnificent classified French style garden, created in 1920 by the landscape gardener Rotonde. Overlooking the Mayenne, it...

Parc de l'An 2000

Park and garden

35170 Bruz

The Parc de l'An 2000 is a country park of 19 hectares at the heart of the town. Discover meadows, wetlands, hedgerows, a willow wood, an orchard,...

35450 Val-d'Izé

Boiscornillé's heritage-listed grounds are among the finest examples of the fashionable 19th century agricultural parks that were designed by the...

Jardins Rocambole

Park and garden

35150 Corps-Nuds

An unusual eco-friendly vegetable garden with a difference, 15km south of Rennes. Stroll around this colourful, productive garden of about 4500m²,...

35310 Bréal-sous-Montfort

The Jardins de Brocéliande at Bréal-sous-Montfort is one of the top 10 tourist attractions in Brittany. Amazing sensory experiences await the...

35133 Le Châtellier

The Parc Botanique de Haute Bretagne at Le Châtellier, created in 1847, covers 25 hectares. It has plants from every continent in a total of 24...

Jardin du Val Nançon

Park and garden

35300 Fougères

Converted garden in an enclosed valley the length of the Nançon, at the foot of the ramparts in the north of the town, on a turn-of-the-century...

35270 Combourg

After the revolutionary storm which destroyed the woods of the Grand Mail and the Petit Mail, Denis Bühler designed an English-style park when the...

35400 Saint-Malo

The chateau was built in 1864 to replace a 17th century manor house belonging to wealthy Saint-Malo ship-owners. The La Chambre family bought the...

35560 Antrain

This romantic park was designed by the landscapers Edouard André and Denis Bühler. Large areas of groves, greenery, lakes and streams offset the...
Tour Duguesclin

35390 GRAND-FOUGERAY

The Parc de la Tour is a beautiful arboretum, created in 1749 by Locquet de Granville, a Saint-Malo shipowner. It features some thirty species...

Parc du Thabor

Park and garden

35000 Rennes

The beautiful Parc du Thabor in the centre of Rennes is an emblematic part of the city’s heritage. Its magnificent gardens ‘à la française’, ponds...

35300 Fougères

The first garden to be created was the Place aux Arbres in the late 18th century. In 1913 at the request of Albert Durand, the Chairman of the...

35500 Vitré

Since 1689, the Rochers-Sévigné Château has been adorned with gardens. At that time, fashion dictated English style flowerbeds with sandy paths and...

35350 Saint-Coulomb

Originally a motte-and-bailey castle, then a fortress belonging to the Duguesclin family, La Motte Jean is a Louis XIII château built in 1625....
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