List of castles in Brittany

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This list of castles in Brittany is a list of medieval castles or château forts in the region in western France.

Links in italics are links to articles in the French Wikipedia.


Côtes-d'Armor[edit]

Castles of which little or nothing remains include Château de Montafilan.

Name
Date
Condition
Image Ownership
/ Access
Notes
Château de Dinan 130114th century Substantially intact Chateau Dinan2.jpg Commune Houses local museum.[1]
Fort-la-Latte 130114th century Substantially intact Fort-la-Latte.jpg Surviving drawbridge.[2]
Château du Guildo 110112-14th century Ruins Château du gildo.jpg
Château de La Hunaudaye 120113-15th century Ruins Chateau de la Hunaudaye S.jpg
Château de Guingamp 140115th century
Château de La Roche-Jagu 14181418 Intact Château de la Roche-Jagu flickr.jpg
Château de Tonquédec 140115th century Ruins Chateau de Tonquedec 01.jpg


Finistère[edit]

Castles of which little or nothing remains include Château de Joyeuse Garde and Château de Rustéphan.

Name
Date
Condition
Image Ownership
/ Access
Notes
Château de Brest 100111-17th century Intact 17-10-2005-318donjonbrest.jpg On site of Roman fort, military fortress until 20th century.
Château de Châteaulin 90110th century Ruins Destroyed by the English in 1373.
Château de Kerjean 15401540s-1590s Substantially intact Château de Kerjean 1 vue générale.JPG Damaged during the French Revolution, restored in the 20th and 21st century.
Château de Kérouzéré 140115-17th century Intact Château de Kérouzéré.jpg Besieged in 1590 during the French Wars of Religion, rebuilt c.1600.
Château du Taureau 150116-17th century. Substantially intact Chateau du Taureau.jpg Built 1542, redesigned by Vauban 1689.
Château de Trémazan 120113-14th century Ruins Chateau tremazan 3.jpg Partially collapsed 1995.

Ille-et-Vilaine[edit]

Name
Date
Condition
Image Ownership
/ Access
Notes
Château de Bonnefontaine 100111-16th century Rebuilt Antrain (35) Château de Bonnefontaine 1.jpg
Château de Combourg 100111-15th century Intact Combourg GC2.JPG Private (open to the public) Childhood home of François-René de Chateaubriand.[3]
Château de Fougères 100112-15th century Substantially intact Bretagne Fougeres 04024.jpg
Château de Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier 120113th century. Ruins Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier ruins.JPG
Château de Saint-Malo 140115-18th century Restored Chateau-de-Saint-Malo-DSC 6.jpg Commune
Solidor Tower 13691369-82 Intact Tour Solidor DSC 6316-1.JPG Formerly used as a gaol, now a museum.
Château de Vitré 120113-15th century Restored Castle-Vitre-France5.jpg Commune Abandoned 17th century, damaged by fire 18th century, restored from 1875.[4]


Morbihan[edit]

Name
Date
Condition
Image Ownership
/ Access
Notes
Château de Comper Rebuilt Comper01.JPG Dismantled 1598, rebuilt 19th century.
Château de Josselin 130114th century Substantially intact Josselin20.JPG Partially demolished in 1629 on orders of Cardinal Richelieu, four of the original nine towers remain.
Château de Largoët 120113-15th century Ruins Largoet-Castle-4.jpg
Château du Plessis-Josso 130114-16th century Intact
Château de Pontivy 140115-16th century Intact Chateau de Pontivy.jpg Also known as the Château des Rohan.
Château de Suscinio 120113-15th century Restored Château Suscinio.jpg Département Restored from ruin after 1965, built as residence of the Duke of Brittany.[5]
Château de Trécesson 140115th century Intact Château de Trécesson.JPG Private [6]


See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Château de Dinan". Ministry of Culture. Retrieved 2011-06-14. 
  2. ^ "Fort-la-Latte". Ministry of Culture. Retrieved 2011-06-14. 
  3. ^ "Château de Combourg". Ministry of Culture. Retrieved 2011-06-14. 
  4. ^ "Château de Vitré". Ministry of Culture. Retrieved 2011-06-14. 
  5. ^ "Château de Trécesson". Ministry of Culture. Retrieved 2011-06-14. 
  6. ^ "Château de Trécesson". Ministry of Culture. Retrieved 2011-06-14.