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)...

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...

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...


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...


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...

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...


Historical sites and monuments

35420 Saint-Georges-de-Reintembault

Hedges on the embankments, sunken lanes, granite rock formations, woods and wetlands are dotted throughout the wonderful countryside that you will...


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...

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...


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...


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...


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...


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...

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...

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...


Historical sites and monuments

35140 Saint-Christophe-de-Valains

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...

35560 Val-Couesnon

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


Historical sites and monuments

35300 Fougères

A discovery trail with information points about the town’s historical, industrial and literary heritage along the way. Children aged 6-12 can have...


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...

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...

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...
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