Chateaubriand Chateau, Combourg, Brittany

Chateaubriand Chateau, Combourg, Brittany

Writer and politician Viscount François-René de Chateaubriand’s family acquired this chateau in 1761. It’s where FR spent part of his childhood. It’s considered to be “the birthplace of Romanticism”. As Chateaubriand puts it in his Memoirs from Beyond the Grave, “I became what I am in the woods of Combourg.”

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