Château de Fougères

Fougères
Brittany
Attractions and places of interest
Landmarks and Historic Buildings

This impressive 11th century castle is one of the largest fortresses in Europe. An entertaining new historical spectacle takes you right back to medieval times and tells the fascinating history of the fortress, which was gradually built over a period of time and played a key role in the defence of the Duchy of Brittany.

Nearby attractions

Take a relaxing stroll around this 62 acre estate with 24 colourful gardens full of rare varieties of trees, flowers and plants. For children there are various attractions including a suspended bridge and 3 mazes to explore....

La Ballue is known as a château of legends. The very attractive 16th/17thC Baroque style gardens have 13 'surprises' including a fernery, water trap, scented chamber, open air theatre, temple of Diana, maze and many other...

This leisure park has something for everyone - pedalos, themed electric boats (Mississippi steamboats, even some like mini Brittany Ferries!), picnic areas, fishing, walks.

Exciting high wire adventure courses through the forest - 5 for adults, increasing in difficulty, ranging from 3m to 30m high, plus 3 for children. Trek from one tree to another using a variety of zip slides, rope bridges and...

Places to visit nearby

Fougères in Brittany is a charming town that is home to the Château de Fougères, the largest medieval fortress in Europe.

Mont St Michel in Normandy is one of France's most popular tourist attractions attracting over 3 million visitors every year.

Avranches in Normandy is an historical city that was once a royal city under Louis IX, and saw an important battle during WW2, overlooking the beautiful bay of Mont St Michel.

Nearby events

Court Métrange Festival

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Tout Rennes Court, race

Run, Rennes, run!The Tout Rennes Court foot race will have all of Rennes running throughout this...

Marathon des Ecluses

Scenery to take your breath away.These two challenges unite sporting prowess with humanitarian...