Château de Combourg - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About Château de Combourg
A majestic medieval castle which was the birthplace of writer François-René de Chateaubriand. it was constructed between the 12th and the 15th century to defend the Dol Cathedral. A guided tour of the castle described so vividly his Memoirs reveals the rich and tragic history of this illustrious family. One of the beautiful structures which shows light to the history of this area.
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Attractions Near Château de Combourg
21.03km from Château de Combourg
The Couesnon is a river running from the département of Mayenne in north-western France. One of the nice locations where you can spend a nice time enjoying nature. Its banks are the starting point for lots of discoveries and outdoor activities. it is one of the main water sources for this area.
25.35km from Château de Combourg
A beautiful river in northern France which was used by the Rance Tidal Power Station and is located in a nice area and the banks of this river is a nice picnic location. You can spend time fishing and also by so many other activities. It flows for 60 kilometers past Dinan to form an estuary on the Brittany coast of the English Channel at Saint-Malo, here the world’s first large-scale tidal plant, using flood and ebb tides to generate electricity, was completed in 1967.
Mont Saint-Michel Bay
28.56km from Château de Combourg
Perched on a rocky islet in the midst of vast sandy banks exposed to powerful tides between Normandy and Brittany stand the 'Wonder of the West'. A Gothic-style Benedictine abbey dedicated to the archangel St Michael, and the village that grew up in the shadow of its great walls. Due to the significant tidal movements in this region, a large part of the bay is uncovered at low tide. There are two granitic islands in the bay: Tombelaine and the Mont-Saint-Michel. It is also home to several birds
Grand Aquarium Saint Malo
29.49km from Château de Combourg
One of the beautiful aquarium which will let you discover life under the ocean waves in total immersion. You’ll be surrounded by sharks and giant turtles in the ‘Anneau des mers’ underwater viewing tunnel. More than 6,000 underwater species are there at the Grand Aquarium. 360,000 people visit this site each year making it the second most visited tourist site in Brittany.
31.04km from Château de Combourg
It is a tidal island and mainland commune in Normandy, France. An important medieval pilgrimage destination, Mont Saint-Michel is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Both the 11th- to 13th-century Abbey of Saint-Michel and the Bay of Saint-Michel are protected under this designation. The island has had strategic fortifications since ancient times. It is 247 acres in size and it has a population of 44. People that live there are called the Montois.
32.19km from Château de Combourg
The majestic Solidor tower was built from 1369 to 1382 on a rocky ledge overlooking the outlet of the Rance. It is a dungeon composed of three towers connected by curtain walls. Listed as a Historic Monument in 1886, the Solidor Tower has been home to the Long Course Museum and Cap Hornier since 1970. One of the main attractions in this area and it attracts a lot of tourists.