Castle of Combourg (Brittany)


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Combourg Castle is a fortress located in Brittany which is located on the territory of the municipality of Combourg Country of Romantic Brittany Ille-et-Vilaine.
The castle is located halfway between Rennes (39 km) and Saint-Malo (36 km) in the department of Ille-et-Vilaine (35), France. It is the subject of a classification as historical monuments since August 1966.
It was built between the eleventh century and the fifteenth century on a hill at the edge of « Calm Lake ».
The writer François-René de Chateaubriand, who immortalized the castle in his memoirs, he spent a gloomy part of his youth in the 1770s.