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The centre of Moncontour

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Moncontour in Brittany photos and travel guide to our visit to this hill village. The village is about about 50 miles from the Port of Saint Malo

The sign for Moncontour

Moncontour sign Brittany

Moncontour is a hill village in Brittany we made a short detour on our way from the ferry at St Malo to Saint Yvi. It was only 10 extra miles from our route.When you reach Moncnotour you can easily miss the old part of the village. You have to make a sharp left turn up a hill to the centre opposite the red car in the photo.We spent an hour walking round the village before calling in the bread shop for a cake to have with our coffee. Then it was back on the road just 60 miles to the Finistere coast and our rented gite in the village of Saint yvi

Moncontour

Moncontour Brittany

Shop in the village centre

Moncontour shop Brittany

Hotel in the seaside resort of Concarneau

Hotel De L Ocean Concarneau


Hotel De L Ocean

The Hotel De L Ocean is perfectly located for both business and leisure guests to Concarneau.

All hotel's guestrooms have all the conveniences expected in a hotel in its class to suit guests' utmost comforts.

Each guestroom features amenities such as non smoking rooms, hair dryer, television, bathtub, separate shower and tub.

To suit guests' convenience, this Concarneau accommodation offers elevator, bar/pub, meeting facilities , restaurant, disabled facilities, business center, pets allowed. For guests to unwind,

Hotel De L Ocean in Concareau


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Local information on the town from Valerie a Lady who was a resident of Moncontour

Moncontour is a Frenchman's memory of old France. It is probably the smallest walled city in France and you can enjoy a beer or a coffee in the old-fashioned bars in the main square and remember to say 'bonjour' to the locals when you go in!! Whilst there, go inside the church and look at the stained glass windows. They are quite lovely.

It's a good idea to go to the Tourist Office in the other square for a list of upcoming events and take in the little museum whilst there. If you book a guided tour you will learn about Moncontour during the Revolution. Your guide will also tell you about Moncontour being occupied by the Germans during WW2 and their very active Resistance run by women and young boys. The men had been taken to Germany by force when the Germans arrived.

The restaurants in general are very good, but for a special treat, eat at 'Le Chaudron Magique' and ask Nadine, the owner, if you can wear Medieval dress to dine!! Don't forget to have your pictures taken!

Every Tuesday evening in July and August there is live music in the Main Square, and if you are there in August don't miss the 'Fete Medieval' with jousting, fire-eating, and all sorts of medieval activities. Have fun. A bientot!!

The local bread shop

Moncontour bread shop

The Church in the village centre.There is a market held in front of the church on a Wednesday morning

Moncontour church Brittany

A large stone house near the church

Moncontour Brittany

Moncontour

Moncontour Brittany

Bar and restaurant in the centre

Moncontour Brittany

Narrow street

Moncontour Brittany

Google street map of the village


Kerascoet Photo Gallery

Info and photos of the old town of Dinan

Places to stay


Holiday Rental Cottage


Normandy cottage rental France

La Maison Des Vignes (The House of Vines) sits in the heart of the lovely village of Tourouzelle, in the sunny Languedoc Roussillon area of the South of France.

One of three gites we have available, this gite, Gite Olivier, sleeps 4-6 people and has three bathrooms, 3 bedrooms and a private terrace with gas barbeque. There is also a heated swimming pool in the landscaped, walled gardens.

Situated in the Minervois and bordering the Corbiere wine regions, this former vigneron estate dates back to the 1600s and is built in the traditional stone typical of the region.

The architect-designed, renovated barn conversions have created 3 spacious gites which have all the character of the old stone walls, high ceilings and original wooden beams, combined with all the comforts and mod cons that will make your stay here all the more pleasurable. Whether you wish to soak up the sunshine by the pool or the beach, enjoy the fabulous food and wine of the area, play golf, cycle or walk, you are sure to discover your joie de vivre at La Maison Des Vignes.

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