Saint-Jean’s guidebook

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Saint-Jean’s guidebook

Sightseeing

Paimpont is a nearby character-full village, with a wonderful lake, many creperies (French traditional pancake restaurants - our favourite is La Fée Gourmande), the Gate of Secrets attraction, the Chruch of the Holy Grail and guided forest tours.
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Paimpont
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Paimpont is a nearby character-full village, with a wonderful lake, many creperies (French traditional pancake restaurants - our favourite is La Fée Gourmande), the Gate of Secrets attraction, the Chruch of the Holy Grail and guided forest tours.
The beautiful forets of Broceliande offers incredible walks and has been steeped in legend for many centuries. Merlin, the fairy Viviane and the Knights of the Round Table are said to have roamed this land, and the forest appears in the stories of Chrétien de Troyes. Wander the forest in search of sites relating to famous figures like Merlin's tomb, the Fountain of Youth, or the Vale of No Return.
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Forest of Brocéliande
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The beautiful forets of Broceliande offers incredible walks and has been steeped in legend for many centuries. Merlin, the fairy Viviane and the Knights of the Round Table are said to have roamed this land, and the forest appears in the stories of Chrétien de Troyes. Wander the forest in search of sites relating to famous figures like Merlin's tomb, the Fountain of Youth, or the Vale of No Return.
The vibrant university city of Rennes, Brittany’s administrative capital, has something to offer to everybody. With many delicious restaurants, concert halls, exhibitions, vintage and high street shops, gardens, impressive landmark buildings, take a wander around the medieval streets of the picture-perfect old town.
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Rennes
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The vibrant university city of Rennes, Brittany’s administrative capital, has something to offer to everybody. With many delicious restaurants, concert halls, exhibitions, vintage and high street shops, gardens, impressive landmark buildings, take a wander around the medieval streets of the picture-perfect old town.
Dinan is without doubt one of the most attractive and best preserved small towns in Brittany. With its 3km-long ramparts, half-timbered houses, attractive port and cobbled streets filled with art galleries and craft shops, it’s worth a day of anyone’s time. You can also rent small electric boats for half or full days and make your way down the Rance to Lehon, with the “Little Town of Character” label, home to the most charmingly renovated abbey in the surroundings.
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Dinan
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Dinan is without doubt one of the most attractive and best preserved small towns in Brittany. With its 3km-long ramparts, half-timbered houses, attractive port and cobbled streets filled with art galleries and craft shops, it’s worth a day of anyone’s time. You can also rent small electric boats for half or full days and make your way down the Rance to Lehon, with the “Little Town of Character” label, home to the most charmingly renovated abbey in the surroundings.

Activities

Trémelin Lake is at the heart of Brocéliande. It is an unspoilt natural area in the middle of a forest, ideal for walking, with a snack bar and leisure center offering activities like tree-top trails, swimming, kayaking, geo-coaching treasure hunts, and more. There are around 10 trails that are accessible from Trémelin Lake : a family walk accessible with a pushchair, a day’s hike, a cycling discovery circuit, mountain bike trails and horse-riding circuits.
Tremelin
Trémelin Lake is at the heart of Brocéliande. It is an unspoilt natural area in the middle of a forest, ideal for walking, with a snack bar and leisure center offering activities like tree-top trails, swimming, kayaking, geo-coaching treasure hunts, and more. There are around 10 trails that are accessible from Trémelin Lake : a family walk accessible with a pushchair, a day’s hike, a cycling discovery circuit, mountain bike trails and horse-riding circuits.
The Garden of Brocéliande, rated in the top 10 of Bretagne’s touristic sites, promise you surprising sensory experiences… Feet naked, blindfolded and with your head in the clouds, enjoy 24 acres of greenery. Walk through diverse natural spaces (asian garden, educational pond, english garden…) and share an exciting green day !
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Brocéliande Gardens
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The Garden of Brocéliande, rated in the top 10 of Bretagne’s touristic sites, promise you surprising sensory experiences… Feet naked, blindfolded and with your head in the clouds, enjoy 24 acres of greenery. Walk through diverse natural spaces (asian garden, educational pond, english garden…) and share an exciting green day !

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Emergency Numbers in France

EMS: 15 Police: 17 Fire rescue: 18 European emergency number: 112
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Farm Rules

Security on the farm: During your stay, you are welcome to walk along the many green lanes across our 30 hectares and visit the horses behind fences, however guests are not allowed in the stable buildings for safety reasons. Our horses are incredibly well trained and lovely but they do remain unpredictable animals.