Situated along Nantes' tourist wine route
, this walled medieval town owes its fame to the philosopher Abelard who was born here in 1079. The apse of the Church of Saint Michel (11th century) and the Châtellenie
(medieval château) recall the story of the philosopher and the beautiful Eloise.
Le Pallet is also the main producer of Muscadet white wine, the history of which is presented at theMusée du Vignoble Nantais
(+33 2 40 80 90 13). Be sure to visit the Château de la Galissonnière (Route de Haute-Goulaine), famous for its magnolias (+33 2 40 80 42 03).Directions:
Take the N149 in the direction of Poitiers and get off at the Le Pallet exit