Things to see and do - Vitré
Unmissable tourist sites
Vitré Travel guide
Vitré : Michelin's recommendations
An authentic trip back in time is a rarity but in Vitré the ramparts and little streets have not changed for 400 or 500 years. Built on a spur at the gateway to Brittany, this ancient fortified town has a proud symbol in the shape of its castle, a fine example of medieval military architecture, standing imposingly at the far end of a headland.
Tourist attractions Vitré : Things to see and do
rue de la Baudrairie F - 35500 Vitré
This admirable street, named after the old leather craftsmen's guild, is rather strange and particularly representative of Vitré. Each houses merits careful observation.
Place du Château F - 35500 Vitré
The first castle dates from the 11C and was rebuilt from the 13 to the 15C. It has the traditional architectural elements of a medieval castle: drawbridge, the central part or châtelet, machicolated towers, keep (St Laurence's tower), a number of oth..
chemin des Tertres-Noirs F - 35500 Vitré
This shady hillock with its pines and chestnut trees offers an excellent view of the town, its surroundings and the castle with its many towers.
5Bis, Place Du Général Leclerc F - 35500 Vitré
The hotel Citôtel Le Petit Billot is ideally located in the historical town centre of Vitré. Vitré, gateway to Brittany, is a treasure of medieval architecture. Le Petit Billot hotel boasts 21 rooms, all with en-suite bathroom, direct dial telephon..
5 Rue du Rallon F - 35500 Vitré
Prix Prices from : 45 €
This hotel is situated next to the medieval castle in the centre of Vitré, just 300 metres from the train station. Guests are invited to use the free Wi-Fi internet. The guest rooms at Hôtel du Château include satellite TV and a work desk and some h..
1 Boulevard de Chateaubriant F - 35500 VITRE
The Ibis Vitré Centre hotel is located in the city center, 547 yards (500 m) from the Jardin du Parc (17 acres/7 ha) and the Château de Vitré, a former fortress of the Marches de Bretagne region. Just 1.9 miles (3 km) from the golf course, tennis cou..
37 rue du Petit-Rachapt F - 35500 Vitré
Not far from the historical centre, this former stone forge has become a culinary hotspot for local food lovers. It is easy to see why: the chef is committed to working with quality local produce (Janzé chicken, andouille du Coglais), which he showca..