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…

35120 Saint-Marcan

Discover the first telecommunication network built at Saint-Marcan in 1799 and now completely restored. Chappe's Telegraph enabled a message to be...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Les Champs Libres

Heritage centre and site

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...

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...

La chapelle Saint-Barthélemy

Historical sites and monuments

35750 Iffendic

Visible from the road, Saint Barthelemy chapel has been built in 1833 where an old chapel built by the Lords of Montfort used to be. ...

Dinard

Historical sites and monuments

35800 Dinard

Discover the well-known seaside resort and Art and History heritage town of Dinard and its amazing heritage which includes 407 listed houses and...

Portes Mordelaises

Historical sites and monuments

35000 Rennes

Tour-du-Papegaut-Montfort

Montfort-sur-Meu, Petite Cité de Caractère

Historical sites and monuments

35160 Montfort-sur-Meu

To protect the marches of Brittany (area under military administration), the dukes led a policy of fortification of the cities. In 1376, Raoul VII...

35111 Lillemer

Learn all about the Neolithic period with finds from archaeo-logical excavations carried out in the village since 2001. The centre is designed to...

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...
Circuit Ponts et Rivières en Pays de Redon

Circuit Ponts et Rivières en Pays 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...

Malouinière du Bos

Historical sites and monuments

35400 Saint-Malo

35510 Cesson-Sévigné

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

Le 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...

Melléco

Heritage centre and site

35420 Mellé

The Maison Pierres & Nature is a novel way of exploring the rural dwellings and countryside, with fun and interactive scenes, a heritage discovery...

Le menhir de la Pierre Longue

Historical sites and monuments

35750 Iffendic

Located near the lake of Trémelin, this menhir in schist with sharp edge quartz fragments is oriented North-South. It is 5 metres high (Source:...

35290 Saint-Méen-le-Grand

The Museum « Tous à vélo avec Louison Bobet » (literally ‘Let’s all go cycling with Louison Bobet !’) at Saint-Méen-le-Grand retraces the amazing...
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