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)...

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...

Jardins de la Ballue

Park and garden

35560 Bazouges-la-Pérouse

The Château de La Ballue and its magnificent gardens nestle in the Couesnon Valley at Bazouges-la-Pérouse, between Saint-Malo and Mont-Saint-Michel...

Château de Combourg

Historical sites and monuments

35270 Combourg

Come and visit the fortress in Combourg where Chateaubriand spent some of his childhood, and experienced his first fears and passions. The place...

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...

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...

Lohéac

Historical sites and monuments

35550 Lohéac

A village nestling between a wood and the river, where the cockerels crow to welcome visitors! Just a few steps from the village with its private...

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...

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...

Coglès

Historical sites and monuments

35460 Les Portes du Coglais

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...

Malouinière de la Ville Bague

Historical sites and monuments

35350 Saint-Coulomb

Just 10 minutes from Saint-Malo, this shipowner's house was built in 1710 by Garangeau, an architect of Vauban, for the Eon family from Ville Bague...

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...

L'abbaye Saint-Jacques

Historical sites and monuments

35160 Montfort-sur-Meu

Private property, visible from the road. ...

Malouinière de la Chipaudière

Historical sites and monuments

35400 Saint-Malo

In the heart of Clos Poulet, this malouinière was built by a wealthy shipbuilding family in the 18th century and is still occupied by the same...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...
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