Château de Kerguéhennec

Kerguéhennec Castle, nicknamed the Versailles of Brittany, is a castle located in the eighteenth century Bignan. It now houses a contemporary art center and cultural center of encounter. This castle is the subject of a classification as a historic monument since October 1988. In 1732, the area is acquired as a land of forest and agricultural report by Guy-Auguste de Rohan (1683-1760), comte de Chabot, famous for his caning Voltaire, who did not reside. His son, Louis-Antoine de Rohan-Chabot (1733-1807), Duke of Rohan, must part with them shortly after the French Revolution.

The estate was acquired in 1802 by Viscount Janzé. In 1872, he moved to Paul-Henri Count of Lanjuinais, MP and President of the General Council of Morbihan, which is restoring the castle by the Parisian architect Ernest Trilha. That Count Lanjuinais which lay out, in 1872, the park of 170 hectares by the Swiss landscape Bühler Denis, author in 1854 with his brother Eugene, the Parc de la Tete d'Or in Lyon. The surroundings of the castle are treated in the French, while the northern area is furnished in English style. It also houses an arboretum.

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