Northern Brittany: Stay at Chateau La Ballue
Written by admin on September 5th, 2008
Welcome to the castle of La Ballue. Set on the border between Normandy & Brittany, just south of the Mont Saint Michel, in a uniquely preserved agricultural landscape of rolling hills, for, forests, unspoilt coastal scenery, this listed 17th century castle is most famous for its gardens. The Chateau de la Ballue is a historic place, with today’s tastes, a retreat for many artists and writers. The castle is also an ideal base to tour this beautiful area, from the emerald coast to Saint Malo, the fishing village of Cancale and the magnificent Mont St Michel. The gardens have made the castle famous for they are truly magnificent. Enjoy the maze, the gardens with a collection of sculptures and the open air theatre. If privacy, individuality and style are important to you, you will enjoy the Chateau de la Ballue. Leisure on site : Visit the gardens and admire the sculptures, enjoy the maze. Also a collection of contemporary art, a music room with piano, and a library. Fishing, walk, outside spa and sauna (according to the season). Things to see and to do in the area : Golf, horse-riding, visit the town of Saint Malo, enjoy the beaches of the emerald coast, the small fishing village of Cancale and the Mont Saint Michel. Also the forest of Broceliande, world famous for its legends of the King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. This weekend costs 210 euros and includes for 2:
Welcoming with champagne.
One night with breakfast.
Diners can be organized at the castle if mentioned in advanced to your host.
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