Vitre

There's still a feel of the Middle Ages about the formidable castle, tightly packed half-timber houses, remaining ramparts, and dark alleyways of Vitré (pronounced vee-tray). Built high above the Vilaine Valley, the small medieval walled town that spreads out from the castle's gates is the best-preserved in Brittany and utterly beguiling.

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