Medieval town of Vitré
The fortified town of Vitré is unusually well-preserved, with a wealth of picturesque houses ~ around the Église Notre Dame, the finest medieval and Renaissance houses in Vitré can be seen.
This castle, the Château of Vitré, perched on a rocky outcrop,
is one of the great fortresses that defended the marches of Brittany.
A doorway in Vitré dated 1686
Half-timbered red home in Vitré ~
Wood was used because stone was so expensive at that time.
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