Epicentre of Breton pottery since the Gallo-Roman period this town steeped in history been watched over by its castle, an essential witness to the history of Brittany. In the shade of the hundred-year old oaks stands the majestic silhouette of the ruins of the Château de Ranrouët.
A bit of history...
It is an unusual site, at once a fortress and a nobleman’s residence. The castle was built in the 13th century and was repeatedly reshaped up until the 17th century. It was a modern fortress and commanded access to the Guérande peninsula for anyone approaching from Brittany. It was dismantled in the 17th century and suffered destruction and burning during the French Revolution.
Place of activities and shows
In summer the site hosts many activities for families: shows, exhibitions, camps, markets, etc. From Easter to Halloween it is an exciting place of entertainment. Come and watch a theatre performance in this magical setting.