40 minutes from Nantes, a few kilometers from the Loire, Clisson is located in the heart of the vineyard of Nantes, at the junction of the Loire-Atlantique, Vendée and Anjou. Nourished by the earth Sevre and Maine, two rivers that give character to the Muscadet of the same name, the valley turns Clisson Italian and Breton when we think its heritage. The unique historic city where the tile and brick blend with slate and granite. Landscapes of vineyards, cellars wine villages with friendly ... Clisson the rhythm of the pleasures of the Muscadet vineyards dominated.
History: At the crossroads of three ancient provinces, Anjou, Poitou, Brittany, Clisson has a fascinating history that traces the time until about the 11th century. Very prosperous period of the Middle Ages and belonging to the Duchy of Brittany still mark many buildings. Famous people have lived in the imposing castle Clisson Olivier as the fifth or Constable Francis II, father of Anne of Brittany ... During the wars of Vendée, XVIIIth century, the valley suffered the brunt of the violence of the fighting. The arrival of three characters love Italy then constitutes the starting point for a renaissance: the brothers Frederick and Cacault Lemot introduce the Italian architecture in the reconstruction of the city.