Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne
The Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne is one of the most striking buildings in France and the site of many of the region's most momentous events. Formerly the castle of the Dukes of Brittany, the fortress attracts thousands of tourists each year due to its rich cultural past as the site of the signing of the Edict of Nantes.
Tourists staying at a central hotel in Brittany can use the town's eco-friendly public transport system to visit the urban Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne. The relaxing Radisson Blu Hotel Nantes provides visitors with a stylish and sumptuous room to enjoy throughout their stay in the city.
Exploring Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne
This castle of the Dukes of Brittany was constructed between the 15th and 17th centuries and was a symbol of Breton independence and power.
Visitors to the Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne can learn about the castle's distinctive history and the development of the Pays de la Loire region at the Nantes History Museum, which displays 850 local artefacts. The castle contains a range of multimedia displays, with tourists able to tour its exciting interior and bask in its impressive architecture.
Visitors can also enjoy the stunning views of Nantes from the Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne's fortifications. With seven towers and huge stretches of sentry walls, walking the battlements are a fun way to view the picturesque city.
Staying in Nantes
A stay at the Radisson Blu Hotel Nantes will allow you to enjoy the Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne as well as the city's countless other attractions. Whether visiting in summer to attend the Folle Journée or simply to makes the most of Nantes' shopping, our hotel will ensure your time in the city is one to remember.