The castle of the Dukes of Brittany
It was built at the end of the  15th century by François  II  and his daughter, Anne de Bretagne, twice Queen of France. This castle covers six centuries of History. It shelters  a residential palace  with beautiful Renaissance  style front windows and loggias. It is situated right at the heart of the big city of Nantes  and offers green spaces for relaxation to its inhabitants, just in between its walls !
Threre are interesting and comprehensive permanent displays on Slavery  and on the two world wars  to be seen  in its rooms, while  you can walk  all along on the ramparts and have  a stunning view  on a  busy and  lively city.
Many major  cultural events take place in this castle all the year round. You should ask for the special brochure published for information.


Castle offer & events...



Known legend

more information to come.