Park and chateau de la Rouërie
Follow in the steps of the tumultuous history of the Marquis Armand Tuffin de la Rouërie, penetrating in this 17th castle surrounded by beautiful gardens. The site hosts also a sheep park, ideal for families.
The château de la Rouërie proposes you a time travel : the château was the home of the hero of the American Independance War ! This hero was also a defender of Breton liberties and the leader of the Chouannerie: the Marquis Armand Tuffin de la Rouërie.
Built in the 17th century, the château is in a classic style, with its many openings. This classic style gives to him a welcoming and seigneurial character. This chateau is ranked as a Historical Monument, Monument Historique since 1996.
You can stroll in the alleys of the park and discover, on façade side, a magnificent French garden and, also, an English garden, on West side. In the English garden, you will see many old trees, whose the remarkable Tulip tree from Virginia in the United States of America and planted in 1784.
The wooden gamesand the sheep area will be great stop for families, with a collection of many breeds of sheeps from all over the world.
The visit take around 1 hour to visit the park.
Single rate : 5 € for visitors up to 12 years old.
Park and outdoors of the château open in free visit on July and August everyday except Wednesday and Saturday.
Monday to Friday (closed on Wednseday) : 12.30AM-6.30PM | Sunday : 2.30PM-6.30PM
Special opening on the occasion of the European Heritage Days.
Open for groups (15 persons min) all year on reservation.
One of the greatest moment to discover the chateau is the European Heritage Days. Every year, the park welcomes reenactment troupes that makes you live the time of the Colonel Armand, for the pleasure of the many spectators.
The “Féeries de Noël” (Chrismas event) are another main event to discover the place in a new way.