Fougères Medieval City Self-Guided Tour - Multilingual audio guide
Presented by
Patrimoine de Bretagne

Let yourself be enchanted by the medieval district and the rich built heritage of the largest fortress in Europe! Welcome to Fougères.


Discover the wonders of Fougères using the interactive map offered on BaladoDiscovery. This presents the essential places and monuments to visit and gives access to dynamic audio capsules. Listen to see…

The exceptional heritage of Fougères has inspired great authors, including Honoré de Balzac, Victor Hugo and François René de Chateaubriand.


Live an authentic experience at your own pace while being there. Our suggested itinerary will take you off the beaten track. Allow a minimum of 2 hours to fully appreciate this visit. 


Our BaladoDiscovery mobile app is recommended. It allows you to preload this tour and then be guided and informed offline, without an Internet network. Your location will be displayed on your screen in real time on demand to help you get your bearings. Wearing headphones is also recommended.


Explore its rich built heritage and its well-preserved medieval district, with its streets and public squares lined with half-timbered houses, its large churches and its beautiful gardens, all surrounding the banks of the Nançon River. An imposing belfry - the oldest in Brittany - is part of this unforgettable visit.

It is also possible to visit the interior of the castle by going directly to the visitors' entrance, at 83 Place Pierre Symon.

Welcome to Fougères!


MP3 audio files: City of Fougères (Tourist Office of Fougères and its Country). Photos: Gabriel Lapointe, Patricia Simon, Wikipedia, Flickr. Research assistance: Vincent Chataigner.