Jardin et Château de la Ballue

Fougères
Brittany
Attractions and places of interest
Landmarks and Historic Buildings

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 delights! You can also enjoy a visit to the tea room.

Nearby attractions

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...

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....

The Archéoscope is a multimedia sound and light show based on the history and legends of the Mont. Watch as the myths and history come to life on a big screen, with a 3D model of the Mont which rises from the water of a pool...

Places to visit nearby

Dol-de-Bretagne in Brittany is a quaint medieval town close to the rugged Mont Dol that overlooks the bay of Mont St Michel.

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

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