Château de l’Espinay
The Renaissance period arised in the land of Vitré with the “Château de l’Espinay” originally “Château de la Rivière”. The castle offers 15 rooms including 3 majestic ball rooms.In all 1000m2 of habitable surface with architectural elements of Renaissance and sumptuous, monumental fireplaces.
Parc du Boiscornillé
Designed during 19th century by the famous landscapers André and Bühler, the Park of Boiscornillé is covered over 50 hectares by terraces, fl owerbeds, ponds, landscaped meadows and wooded walk. At the heart of this wooded setting, towers, spires and turrets of
the wonderful gothic-troubadour house seem to have the charm of the castle of Sleeping Beauty.
La Ballue Gardens
La Ballue is listed 17th century building built on a natural terrace overlooking the Couesnon Valley. The labyrinth gardens are set out in 13 greenrooms/scenes. Little shop and tearoom. Brochure for special visits for children.
Arboretum Jean Huchet
The nursery garden with free entrance, is open all year. In the Breton landscape you will find different collections of plants and flowers: rose-garden, exotic plants, bamboos, a wide range of hydrangeas, acer Japonicum and water garden. The land scape gardener’s
The Collegiate of Champeaux
The old collegiate church Sainte Marie Madeleine (XVth and XVIth century) contains remarkable canopies, renaissance stalls.
The Collegiate Church is currently closed for renovation.
Bel Air castle
The Bel-Air Château at Le Pertre, is one of the last castles built in our region in the late 19th century and early 20th century. It combines medieval references and Renaissance references. It is a strong and original composition of Architects Rennes Mellet, for Paul Legge Kerléan Viscount and his wife, Marguerite Hay of Nétumières.
Visits on booking.
Visit of steeple Montautour
The butte of Montautour is a listed site. It is the culmination of the department of Ille et Vilaine (194 meters), from where you can see 32 church towers. From the bell tower you can see sometimes the Mont St Michel weather permitting.