first Act The historic Breton town
At Clisson were born Olivier V of Clisson, and the last Duke of Brittany, François II, father of Anne of Brittany. In the fourteenth century the « Marches de Bretagne » are the border between Brittany and France. The Clisson covered market reflects the economic dynamism of the time. It is one of the largest and oldest in France,
SECOND Act A PLACE transformed with an Italian style
After the Revolution, Clisson became in the 19th century a landscape inspired by Italy. F-F Lemot sculptor of Napoleon settles in near Clisson he realizes a neoclassical landscape inspired by central Italy. The decoration of tiles and bricks offered by Clisson is a genuine Italian surprise in western France.
Discover the main sites and monuments of Clisson on the tourist map
Clisson is mass of heritage.
Clisson has many listed historical monuments and is the most important historical site of Nantes vineyards.
Two major sites of the local Heritage
- Clisson castle,
A vast monument built from the 12th to the 17th century, synthesis of the defensive architecture Burned during the civil war of Vendée, it was purchased by Lemot who made it the “monumental folly” of the romantic landscape recreated at CLISSON.
- The Garenne-Lemot park in getigné
A romantic and historical walk. In the upper part can be found two major buildings: the Villa Lemot and the House of the Gardener, First model building of the Italian.Rustic architecture
unique heritage for visits all year round.
Clisson for groups
The tourist office of Nantes vineyards offers you a choice of turnkey day provisions or a wide variety of tailored services .
Clisson for individuals
All year-round, visit the city on your own thanks to the interpretation trail into the city .It is translated in english .
The city for a weekend becomes in June an awsome « place du tertre » as the famous one in Paris with an artistic contest on Saturday and an exhibition sale on Sunday. These animations are open to all.
Clisson the green destination of your leisure
The city has obtained the french “station verte” (green resort) certification label in 2018. It offers nature activities on the sèvre nantaise river, hiking trails, a bicycle scheme and entertainment throughout the year
The town landscapes attracts photographers. Come share your favorites on social networks!
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