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The historic Breton town of Fougères, home to the largest medieval castle in Europe that dominates the town with its ring of defensive towers and strong walls. Fougères is also a good place to explore, with its half-timbered houses and the grand old church of Saint-Sulpice, built in the fifteenth century in typical gothic style.

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People who live in or who come from Fougères are called Fougerais

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Official Website (French)
City Website (French)
Office de tourisme de Fougères (French)

The coat of arms consists of three green branches of fern (the name Fougères meaning, "dweller at or near a place where fern grew”) upon a gold background. To top third consists of three pieces of tufted fur black on silver

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The Flag of Fougères is quartered, quarters 1 and 4 are yellow with three green fern leaves, whilst quarters 2 and 3 consists of pieces of black tufted fur on silver.

  • Last visit to Fougères: Jul 1990
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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