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Tomb in Forêt de Paimpont

Tombeau de Merlin

The Tomb of Merlin is worth hunting out, secluded and lying quietly amid a grove of trees. According to legend, the Lady of the Lake circled Merlin nine times, casting a spell that captivated and entrapped the mythi…
Crêpes in Forêt de Paimpont

Crêperie du Porche

This handy crêperie is a good choice, right in the heart of Paimpont. To get you in the Arthurian mood, the tasty galettes are named topically: La Lancelot, La Kamelott, La Roi Arthur; crêpes follow a similar script…
Abbey in Forêt de Paimpont

Abbaye de Paimpont

Scenically overlooking the waters of the Étang de Paimpont (Paimpont Pond), this splendid and tranquil abbey is a highlight of the region. The abbey replaced an earlier monastery on this site that dated to the 7th c…
French in Forêt de Paimpont

Les Forges de Paimpont

This rustic country inn has a cosy interior and a menu rooted in the traditions of the terroir. The excellent-value €23 set menu may include quail, deer, duck, pigeon or grilled ribsteak. Find the restaurant in the …