La Guerche-de-Bretagne

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TownLa Guerche-de-Bretagne
Insee code35125
Postcode35130
Latitude47.9419330
Longitude-1.2306960
AltitudeFrom 51 to 91 meters
Surface11.53 km²
Population4442 inhabitants
Density385 inhabitants/km²

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Chief townRennes (at 55 km, 49 min)Rannée at 2.3 km (5 min)
DepartmentIlle-et-VilaineMoutiers at 3.9 km (6 min)
RegionBrittanySearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

At the gates of Brittany, Anjou and between Mayenne La Guerche-de-Bretagne is famous for its large market which is held every Tuesday morning since 1121. It is a pleasure for visitors to wander the streets and go to meet the merchants.

La Guerche-de-Bretagne was once fortified and has gradually built around his "castle", just keep the eleventh wood, then stone a century later. It remains today as the remains of a clod of earth consolidated, visible from the belfry. The last remains of the castle were demolished and used for the construction of the Auditorium in 1790. It was the seat of a high barony and in 1206 William the third Guerche establishes a college that will become a parish church in 1791, then basilica in 1951.

La Guerche-de-Bretagne retains fine examples of houses with porch and timber-framed 17th-and eighteenth, including those of the Place Charles de Gaulle and Rue de Nantes are classified as Historical Monument.

Guided tours of the historic center and the Basilica are offered by volunteers from the Tourist Office.


SIGHTSEEING

  • Visit the historic center of the basilica. Information for Tourist Office Country Guerchais.
  • Pierre Lassourd Cultural Centre and showroom. Location: Place Charles de Gaulle. Information +33 2 99 96 22 20.
  • Public garden and arboretum, playground and sports field synthetic. Open all year. Location: the alley or street Bigosier Sand Pit (parking in the municipal swimming pool).
  • Cinema. Location: 2, rue the Sand Pit. Information +33 2 99 96 29 28.
  • Tourist and SNCF shop open all year. Tuesday to Friday from 9:45 to 12:30 and from 14 to 17:45. Saturday from 9am to 12.30pm. Closed on public holidays. Address: 14 rue d'Anjou - 35130 La Guerche-de-Bretagne. Tel. / Fax: +33 2 99 96 30 78. Email: otsi.laguerche @ wanadoo.fr
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Information pointsVisitor Information Centre of La Guerche-de-Bretagne
MonumentsBasilica Notre-Dame

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

Large market every Tuesday morning in the city center.


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

  • A must see:
  • The pagoda Indochina to the saddle-Guerchaise.
  • The oak forest of the Virgin Rannée.
  • The pond Marcillé-Robert and the site of La Roche-aux-Fees at Esse.
  • The pond Ferchaud Martigné-August and the magical spectacle of Aquatic Sparks.
  • Circuits:
  • Tours Droug hiking, Rannée, Arbrissel and Moutiers.
  • Tours in Guerchais countries.
  • Available to Home Office Country's Tourism Guerchais.
  • Golf Geocaching, a treasure hunt with GPS. Rental possible for the reception of the Office de Tourisme (€ 200 deposit).

PHOTOS

Place Charles de GaullePlace Charles de Gaulle
 
Basilica of Our Lady of La Guerche, restored by A. RegnaultBasilica of Our Lady of La Guerche, restored by A. Regnault
Notre DameNotre Dame
 
Former presbytery became mayorFormer presbytery became mayor

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WEATHER

Saturday 25 October
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Sunday 26 October
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Monday 27 October
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Forges-la-Forêt
The Breil. Residence Beaudouin.   - This house is built of stone, straw and wood land.. Ans. c The house has 300 'is a rustic farmhouse located in the South East of Britain, a quiet...
Located 10.1 km from La Guerche-de-BretagneFrom 220 € to 280 € per week 
House for 4 personsLes Deux Chouettes  
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Forges-la-Forêt
This is a rustic and comfortable farmhouse, there is an open kitchen, living and dining room with fireplace, all without partition. The kitchen has a gas stove, electric oven, dishwasher,...
Located 10.1 km from La Guerche-de-BretagneFrom 200 € to 250 € per week 
House for 8 personsGîte la Rigaudière  
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Le Theil-de-Bretagne
Conditioned comfortable cottage with a fireplace full south, located in the heart of the country of the Roche aux Fees facing the pond Rigaudière 14 hectares, near the forest of Brittany...
Located 15.3 km from La Guerche-de-BretagneFrom 350 € to 550 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
23 places over 1 haCamping municipal de l'étang    
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Marcillé-Robert
Camping trees and flowers built stairs overlooking a pond of 100 ha (county natural area). Appreciated for its calm and its location, the site of the pond will charm you. A natural...
Located 9.9 km from La Guerche-de-Bretagne10.40 € per day 

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HOTELS

Hotel le Bretagne - Hotel in La Guerche-de-BretagneHotel le Bretagne     
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Louvigné-de-Bais
Located 25 km from Rennes and set in a large park, Hotel le Bretagne offers a traditional restaurant, a bar and a terrace. The rooms include a flat-screen TV with cable channels. The...
Located 14 km from La Guerche-de-BretagneRoom from 42 €
Acanthe hotel - Hotel in La Guerche-de-BretagneAcanthe hotel    
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Erbrée
L'Acanthe hôtel is ideally situated between Laval and Rennes, just 7 km from Vitré in the Britanny region. It offers free Wi-Fi, an on-site bar and a reception open during the night....
Located 19.1 km from La Guerche-de-BretagneRoom from 57 €
Domitys La Marquise - Hotel in La Guerche-de-BretagneDomitys La Marquise 
Vitré
Domitys La Marquise is an aparthotel specially designed for seniors, located a 5-minute drive from the historic centre of Vitré. It features a heated indoor pool, a fitness centre and...
Located 19.3 km from La Guerche-de-BretagneRoom from 83 €

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Campanile Rennes Sud - Saint Jacques
On the outskirts of Rennes, 5.3 km from the train station and a 9-minute drive from the airport, this Campanile has a bar with a lounge, 24-hour reception,...
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