Historians and scholars point out that the etymology of the word Porcaro must see "Porch" which Celtic language means: main house, and Caro, name of a family who lived in this place. It would Bertrand de Porcaro, husband of Joan Rouchier to 1280.
In a picturesque setting, learn the pond area and picnic of Priaudais, the head of Gore, a real tower overlooking the valley Oyon, the tomb of Rochettes, mound of the Bronze Age The small Marian shrine, a copy of the grotto of Lourdes.
Riding: Guided walks in the saddle or in harness, to the rhythm of the horse Breton.
EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS
At the initiative of Abbot Prévoteau, Porcaro is since 1979 a rallying place for pilgrimage and thousands of motorcyclists who are 14 and August 15 to venerate the Madonna of the motorcyclists. You can stop all year at the Oratory of the Madonna of the motorcyclists in the village.
ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND
Farm horses: just find a horse farm with shows and demonstrations of farm work, a breeding traits and postmen Breton?
Green Lane: Ploërmel - Porcaro-Guer-Guipry/Messac: 48 km.