Médréac

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

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TownMédréac
Insee code35171
Postcode35360
Latitude48.2688879
Longitude-2.0675110
AltitudeFrom 45 to 137 meters
Surface35.02 km²
Population1894 inhabitants
Density54 inhabitants/km²

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Chief townRennes (at 39 km, 38 min)Guitté at 3.7 km
DepartmentIlle-et-VilaineSaint-M'Hervon at 4.5 km
RegionBrittanySearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

Located northwest of the department of Ille-et-Vilaine and adjacent to the Cotes d'Armor, Médréac is part of the country and takes full advantage of Brocéliande hilly landscape and La Rance. Easily accessible from Rennes (N12 axis output Médréac), Saint-Brieuc, Saint-Malo and Dinan.

These are 1789 souls who occupy the territory of this municipality spanned 3501 hectares. 24 associations.

Small traditional gourmet dish: "The Roast" (toasted bread over a wood fire dipped in a bowl of warmed cider).


SIGHTSEEING

  • The important megalithic site alignments Lampouy (Sensitive Natural Area County) testimony to the civilization of our ancestors of prehistory: 48 large blocks of quartz (classified MH) arranged on five different lanes occupy the site of 9 hectares acquired 2003 by the General Council of Ille-et-Vilaine. The isolated menhir La Roche Square (cut into rectangular pyramid) marks the beginning of these five alignments, and has the distinction of directing the edges toward the cardinal points. Prehistory educational workshops are offered by the service station Médréac (Heritage and Tourism: tel: +33 2 99 07 30 48).
  • Do not miss the visit:
  • The Cross Cemetery dated 16th century (listed MH) consists of a finely carved octagonal fluted and topped with a half-arch protecting deities.
  • The Médréac Station: This building built in 1896 has allowed a continuous connection to the old line-Brohinière The Dinan-Dinard. Restored in 2007, she received the Tourist Trophy and notification of Heritage Ribbons for its architectural quality and its fun and interactive scenography rail that compliment the rail-bike rides, handcar and train road. A coffee station hosts temporary exhibitions and occasional events.
  • The trail: 18 km along the valley of Neal.
  • The laundry and interpretive trail.
  • Panels arranged around heritage places can be visited in the municipality.
  • The cross of 7 wolves: Dated 16th century and listed as a historical monument, this cross is the twin sister of the cemetery but is less finely carved. Its originality lies also in its three legends.
  • Traditional cob buildings and arched doorways.
  • Interests: The Station Médréac welcomes all age groups by reservation from February to November (Tel: +33 2 99 07 30 48).
  • Walks bike-rail: 2 courses to choose from (6 km or 14 km) 1 or 2 hours or 4 hours if picnic.
  • Walks railbike: diesel railcar dating from 1930.
  • Walks in Small Tourist Train Road: Guided tour of local heritage.
  • Sports: basketball, tennis, handball, skating, gym ...
  • The island of Children: Early Childhood Association.
Detailed information
MonumentsMenhir of La Roche Carré

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • Celebration of point:
  • The Station (cultural and heritage): Expo, conferences, themed events ... (See website).
  • Space Kiêthon "understand autism" (the first county school to host adults and children with autism).
  • Fans of Frédéric Guesdon (champion cyclist).

PHOTOS

Communal washhouse in riveted iron frameCommunal washhouse in riveted iron frame
 
Cross Cemetery 16th centuryCross Cemetery 16th century
Croix des Loups 7 referring to three legendsCroix des Loups 7 referring to three legends
 
Médréac Station from 1896Médréac Station from 1896
Cafe de la Gare offering exhibition and eventsCafe de la Gare offering exhibition and events
 
Example of exposure to the Coffee StationExample of exposure to the Coffee Station
Train Tours: RoadTrain Tours: Road
 
scenic railway Space Station Médréacscenic railway Space Station Médréac
Chapel Lannelou, picnic area, bike ride-railChapel Lannelou, picnic area, bike ride-rail
 
Bouillère Viaduct which circulating and speeder bike-railBouillère Viaduct which circulating and speeder bike-rail
Megalithic Alignments Lampouy (ENSD)Megalithic Alignments Lampouy (ENSD)
 
Denis Lefol, inventor of the bicycle-rail Médréac unique in FranceDenis Lefol, inventor of the bicycle-rail Médréac unique in France
Biking-rail, friendly and sportingBiking-rail, friendly and sporting
 
Come travel into a small diesel railcar dating from 1930Come travel into a small diesel railcar dating from 1930
Educational workshops on the site of prehistoric LampouyEducational workshops on the site of prehistoric Lampouy
 
Bike-rail MédréacBike-rail Médréac

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WEATHER

Tuesday 21 October
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Wednesday 22 October
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Thursday 23 October
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RESTAURANTS

 
Exotic restaurantLa Part des Anges  
9.6
Bécherel
Housed in a beautiful 16th century house, La Part des Anges invites you to discover succulent Caribbean specialties. Taste the famous fritters here and Colombo. Not to mention the many...
Located 9.6 km from Médréac15 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLa Vieille Auberge  
9.4
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Hédé-Bazouges
La Vieille Auberge opens the doors of his incredible Hédé domain in the region of Rennes. Discover a building of character in idyllic charm, located in the heart of a beautiful park...
Located 19.5 km from Médréac37 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantHostellerie Du Vieux Moulin  
8.9
Hédé-Bazouges
The Hostellerie Du Vieux Moulin is not just a restaurant, it is also a historical place. Located 20 minutes from Rennes in a 17th century building, hotel and operated for over 100 years,...
Located 19.9 km from Médréac31 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
Manor house with 5 bedroomsLes effourneaux    
9.8
Saint-Juvat
In Britain the limit of Côtes d'Armor and Ille et Vilaine, on a one-hectare property, former residence of the xix century Heritage Rural Britain, house prices first flowering of the...
Located 9.4 km from MédréacFrom 65 € to 75 € the double room 
House with 4 bedroomsClos Saint Ange Dinan-côte d'émeraude    
9.6
Vildé-Guingalan
A charming guest house with two spacious gites and four large romantic ensuite 'Bed and Breakfast' rooms. Arrival from 6pm, departure before 11 am. This converted farmhouse has been...
Located 20 km from MédréacFrom 75 € to 79 € the double room 
House with 3 bedroomsLa Forge de la Coudraie    
8.9
Pleugueneuc
Guest house of character since 1997, La Forge de la Coudraie is ideally located between Dinan and Combourg to visit the Emerald Coast, the romantic Brittany and the Mont Saint-Michel....
Located 21 km from MédréacFrom 60 € to 65 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 5 personsGite de france 3 épis
Guitté
Individual house in a small hamlet 2 km from shops.
Located 5 km from MédréacFrom 330 € to 480 € per week 
House for 4 personsLes Colombages
Bécherel
This charming half timbered granite cottage offers restful accommodation right in the heart of the exquisite little town of Bécherel. This atmospheric ''book city'' offers a wide range...
Located 9.6 km from MédréacFrom 250 € to 425 € per week 
House for 4 personsGîte de la Clôture  
9.5
Brusvily
This independent house in a quiet south with all the comforts near Dinan in Brittany is ideally placed to visit the Emerald Coast, St Malo, Dinard, Cancale, the Mont St michel. Au ground...
Located 12.9 km from MédréacFrom 290 € to 350 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
80 places over 3 haCamping Val de Landrouet    
7.2
Merdrignac
Open all year. Camping Holiday village with 45 sites, 30 cottages and 5 mobile homes. Ideal for exploring Brittany, the Val de Landrouet can relax, enjoy 20 free activities * on site...
Located 27 km from MédréacFrom 10 € to 18 € per day 
75 places over 2 haCamping municipal le vieux chatel    
9.3
Combourg
Municipal campsite Le Vieux Chatel is located in a natural wooded surrounding, just by the lake and only a few minutes walk to the center. With much history, beautiful buildings, popular...
Located 28 km from Médréac10.88 € per day 
12 places over 2 haL'Aire du Verger   
7.2
Pleslin-Trigavou
Rental of furnished Moroccan tents and empty pitches, in a natural orchard in activity. Quiet, green, close to the sea.
Located 29 km from MédréacFrom 14 € to 15 € per day 

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HOTELS

Village de Ker Al Lann - Hotel in MédréacVillage de Ker Al Lann     
5.5
Guitté
Located a 40-minute drive from Rennes, Village de Ker Al Lann offers rooms and self-catering accommodation in the Brittany countryside. On site, there is a tree-climbing adventure park,...
Located 4.1 km from MédréacRoom from 70 €
Le Relais de la Hucherais - Hotel in MédréacLe Relais de la Hucherais 
Montauban-de-Bretagne
Offering an on-site restaurant, Le Relais de la Hucherais is located in Montauban-de-Bretagne, just 25 km from Rennes. You can surf the web with the free Wi-Fi connection and relax...
Located 8.9 km from MédréacRoom from 45 €
Brit Hotel L'adresse - Hotel in MédréacBrit Hotel L'adresse     
8.1
Saint-Onen-la-Chapelle
The Brit Hotel L'Adresse is located at the entrance of Saint-Méen-le-Grand in the heart of Brittany. It offers free Wi-Fi internet access. Brit Hotel L’Adresse has soundproofed guest...
Located 11.6 km from MédréacRoom from 55 €

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Mercure Rennes Centre Parlement
Set in a former printing press, this hotel is located in a quiet street in the city of Rennes. It offers free soft drinks and free Wi-Fi, and rooms with...
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