Curious or passionate, we have plenty of stories to tell you in Vitré, take advantage of our guided tours to discover them!

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VCity of art and history guided tour

Guided tours Barons & Merchants takes place every day in July and August.

Departure at 15:00 p.m. from the reception of the Château de Vitré.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes.

Visit-Discovery: “From the castle of the barons to the city of merchants”

This guided tour offers a journey through the centuries and contribute to theappropriation of Vitreous architecture and heritage. The tour provides reading keys to understand the history of the castle and the city and their development over the centuries.

During this visit, the tour guide presents the architectural evolution of the castle between the XNUMXth and XNUMXth centuries, then accompanies you to the center to introduce you to the main historical monuments.

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Prices : 7 € per person
Reduced price (4€ per person) applies to children aged 12 to 17, students of fine arts, architecture, history and art history, people with disabilities, job seekers.

Entitles you to a reduced price on the same day for admission to museums:
Coupled ticket €11 per person : Access to the museum + ticket for the guided tour (from 15 p.m.).

chateau des Rochers Sévigné Vitré
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Guided tour of the Château des Rochers-Sévigné

Guided tours of the castle of Madame de Sévigné takes place every Sunday in July and August.

Departure at 15:00 p.m. from the reception of the Musée des Rochers.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes.

Visit-Discovery: “In the footsteps of Madame de Sévigné”

In her Breton home, the Marquise de Sévigné wrote nearly 300 of her famous letters, addressed to her daughter. The French garden designed by Le Nôtre and the park magnify this area.

During this guided tour, you will discover the orangery, the French garden designed by Le Nôtre, the private chapel, and two rooms in the medieval tower.
In the heart of a huge wooded park pierced with mysterious alleys, the Château des Rochers proudly erects its high roofs and towers. Madame de Sévigné discovered the château, the residence of her husband Henri, Baron de Sévigné, a few days after her marriage in August 1644. Falling under the spell of this property, she spent sixteen stays there and wrote 297 letters, mainly to her daughter, the Countess of Grignan.

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Prices : 7 € per person
Reduced price (4€ per person) applies to children aged 12 to 17, students of fine arts, architecture, history and art history, people with disabilities, job seekers.
Free for children under 12.