Today, the Boisgelin Estate is an ensemble of great beauty that is open to everyone, the whole year round without exception.
Come and enjoy this gem of our Breton heritage... whether you’re a golfer, a hiker or just in love with nature, our history and our old stones. Back from your excursions, we welcome you warmly to come and relax at the hotel.
"The house of Boisgelin, native of Brittany, of which one member was president of the nobility of this province in the final states, brings together a large number of political and military figures, characteristics of the nobility of name and arms or ancient chivalry ". (Extract from the memoire â€‹â€‹by Mr. Cherin, made for the reception of Louis-Bruno, Count of Boisgelin in the order of the Holy Spirit, 1778). Boisgelin family members are present throughout the history of France. They actively participated in the conflicts of history, and took part in the Crusades as well as on the battlefield somewhat more recently: the siege of Rennes in 1341, at the sides of the Duchesse Anne in 1489, with Vauban in 1695, in Parma in 1734, at Fontenoy in 1745, in Saint Cast in 1758, in World War I and in World War II (in the Resistance and several deaths on the Flanders Fields) ... The family has held important positions in the French civil administration, in the military and the clergy of the country at different times: Coast Guard Captain General, Governor, Navy Captain, Musketeer, Maréchal de camp, Counsellor to the Parliament of Brittany, Président à mortier to the parliament of Brittany, President of the nobility to the States of Brittany, Ambassador in Parma, Bishop, Cardinal, Canoness, Peer of France, Plenipotentiary etc..
"It (the Boisgelin family) originates from Geoffroi, Viscount of Pléhédel, in the diocese of St. Brieuc, who lived in 1166, and to which this house goes back to by a proven and unbroken lineage" (M. Chevalier de Courcelles , Généalogie de la Maison de Boisgelin, Extracted from Volume III of l’Histoire généalogique et héraldique des Pairs de France, des Grands Officiers de la Couronne, des principales familles Nobles du royaume et des Maisons princière de l’Europe, 1823).