Messac is located on the Vilaine and is the ideal starting point for a walk in the surrounding countryside to discover the natural beauty of this region.
The city is very interesting monuments , among beautiful houses , typical churches, mills ( water Raulin , and wind Corméré and Bodel ) . Four magnificent castles to see: the castle Hardaz dates from the Middle Ages. Boeuvres Castle dates from the early seventeenth century, has been restored after a fire during the Revolution. On the same date was built Castle The Apple Orchard, formerly named Coascon - Bardoul , he remains a house, a dovecote and a chapel. Finally, Vautenet Castle dates back to the sixteenth century and was the seat of a high court.
Messac full of other sites of great variety : the temple of Coëfferie , former chapel of a Commandery of Knights Templar was built in 1217. The Port has existed since the eleventh century and the old port of the city of Rennes. Unusual, the Menhir of Gree stands .
In addition, today the city is designated as " green tourist station " due to its excellent tourism and sport. Messac also holds a particular title because is recognized by some as the place where Father Vincent Cawiesel planted potatoes for the first time in France in 1771.
If you want local products , go to the market to be held on Thursday morning at Guipry .