is conveniently placed for visiting the historical cities of Nantes,
Rennes, Angers and Laval. La Baule and the Atlantique coastline are only
one hour away. The Fair of Béré (held in September) dates
back to 1049, and is one of the most popular fairs in the region. The church
of Béré is one of the oldest Romanesque churches in the Loire-Atlantique.The
tourist office is open from Monday to Saturday and is situated near St.
Nicolas' church, rue de Couëré.
are just some of the places of interest in the area.
Château of Châteaubriant and its gardens are open all year round and offers guided tours in English from June through to September.
Château de la Motte-Glain replaced a former stronghold in 1496.
There is a XVth Century Chapel with frescoes, and an African trophy exhibition.(15
Château of Craon built in 1770, is filled with furniture from
the epoch and is set in beautiful gardens with a one acre park.(35 minutes
Saint-Michel, although a longer drive,(about 2 hours) is well worth
Museum Robert Tatin (1902-1983) at Cossé-le-Vivien (10 minutes
or so north of Craon) is a curiosity well worth visiting. The entrance
avenue is filled with strange sculptures even before entering the museum