Porcaro

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

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TownPorcaro
Insee code56180
Postcode56380
Latitude47.9093110
Longitude-2.1993360
AltitudeFrom 30 to 154 meters
Surface15.73 km²
Population694 inhabitants
Density44 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

Chief townVannes (at 66 km, 52 min)Monteneuf at 5.2 km (7 min)
DepartmentMorbihanAugan at 6.9 km (7 min)
RegionBrittanySearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

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.


SIGHTSEEING

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.

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Guided tour by mountain bike, foot or kayakNature and the outdoors50 €Saint-Marcel (19.9 km)
Farm animal discovery tourCulture and education4 €Saint-Servant (24 km)

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PHOTOS

Valley Oyon (© Brigitte Wacquez)Valley Oyon (© Brigitte Wacquez)
 
Horseback Riding (© Daniel Huet)Horseback Riding (© Daniel Huet)
Pilgrimage of Our Lady of bikers (© D. Huet)Pilgrimage of Our Lady of bikers (© D. Huet)
  

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WEATHER

Tuesday 21 October
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Min. 11°C - Max. 17°C
Wednesday 22 October
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Min. 9°C - Max. 15°C
Thursday 23 October
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Min. 17°C - Max. 18°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantLe Relais de Brocéliande  
7.7
Paimpont
RELAY FULL STORY - Installed Paimpont the legendary Brocéliande forest, the Relais's restaurant offers a menu Brocéliande that emphasizes fresh seasonal produce and invites you to discover...
Located 12.4 km from Porcaro26 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLe Roi Arthur  
8.9
Ploërmel
DIVING IN HISTORY - Want to live a short break or a meal a true tale legend? You make the choice to Arthur, Lancelot, Merlin Morgana or even? Filez Ploermel, not far from the forest...
Located 16.2 km from Porcaro38 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLe Petit Keriquel  
9.4
La Chapelle-Caro
A few steps from the forest Brocéliande, famous for Forest Merlin, Little Keriquel itself is an enchanting place. Housed in an old building in Brittany, this hotel restaurant offers...
Located 17.3 km from Porcaro25 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 2 bedroomsLe clos de cogrenne    
9.6
Beignon
At the edge of the Forest Dark Forest, the hotel offers a warm and friendly welcome, the floor of our house. Is reserved for you, The room of yesteryear, is equipped with a tv, shower...
Located 7 km from Porcaro50 € the double room 
House with 4 bedroomsPopote et Polochon    
9.1
Saint-Martin-sur-Oust
Between Rochefort-en-Terre and Gacilly, Anthony and Stephanie welcome you in an old school / church hall renovated in the heart of St Martin sur Oust, 100 m from the Canal from Nantes...
Located 18.7 km from PorcaroFrom 70 € to 75 € the double room 
House with 3 bedroomsRelais de chasse du xviiième siècle    
9.5
Les Fougerêts
We are in a classified site of 19 km, great natural site in the valley of the River Oust, southern Brittany inside. The rivers, the Oust, winds through steep granite cliffs, marshes,...
Located 18.8 km from PorcaroFrom 48 € to 62 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 6 personsGîte du Pâtis de la Houssaye  
10
Guer
Located near a farm, terraced stone house of 90 m ² newly renovated. 3 bedrooms upstairs (2 beds 140,1 bed 120), large living room (sofa bed) with fully equipped kitchen, 2 bathrooms,...
Located 6 km from Porcaro320 € per week 
House for 5 personsLe Clos d'Armandine   NEW
Paimpont
House at the edge of the Forest Dark Forest. Mythical place in the center of the legends of King Arthur and the Knights of the Table Ronde. Le village offers all commerces. Paimpont...
Located 15.3 km from Porcaro450 € per week 
House for 4 personsGite de la gree saint-jean
La Gacilly
In a wooded pine, 5 minutes walk to the center of La Gacilly, the Thalasso Yves Rocher de la Gree Landes, and forest Cournon, we offer you a stay in a calm and quiet with this studio...
Located 17.7 km from PorcaroFrom 350 € to 450 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
35 places over 0,7 haCamping du bois vert    
9.2
Carentoir
Small family campsite, part shade, constructed out of town on the edge of a pond fish. Pitches for tents, caravans. Motorhomes allowed. Rental of mobile homes. Open from 01 April to...
Located 11.7 km from Porcaro13.39 € per day 
70 places over 2 haCamping Merlin l'enchanteur    
9.7
Loyat
A beautiful campsite with mature trees throughout situated next to the river Yvel and the forest of Brocéliande. Heated, covered swimming pool.
Located 16.3 km from Porcaro15 € per day 
55 places over 2 haDomaine du Roc    
9.5
Le Roc-Saint-André
Traditional camping and atypical rental (mobile homes, cottages, tree houses, caravans to rent collection for 1 or 2 nights) located along the canal from Nantes to Brest, near Malestroit,...
Located 19.1 km from PorcaroFrom 11 € to 13 € per day 

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HOTELS

Hotel le Bellevue - Hotel in PorcaroHotel le Bellevue     
8.6
Guer
Located in front of Ecole Special Militaire de Saint-Cyr, and 4.5 km from the centre of Guer, SAS Hotel le Bellevue offers a terrace. You can play billiard while having a drink at the...
Located 6.4 km from PorcaroRoom from 90 €
Hotel O2B Aux Berges de Brocéliande - Hotel in PorcaroHotel O2B Aux Berges de Brocéliande     
8.7
Beignon
Aux Berges de Brocéliande is a charming hotel offering comfortable rooms with a flat-screen TV and free Wi-Fi. It is located in the small, peaceful village of Beignon in Brittany. Guest...
Located 7.1 km from PorcaroRoom from 69 €
A l'Orée de la Forêt - Hotel in PorcaroA l'Orée de la Forêt    
8.4
Campénéac
Located in Campénéac, in Brittany, A l'Orée de la Forêt is surrounded by a garden. Just 3 km from the Château de Trécesson, you can enjoy the fitness room and dine at the on-site restaurant....
Located 8.8 km from PorcaroRoom from 45 €

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BEST WESTERN PLUS Celtique Hôtel et Spa
Located in Carnac, this Best Western Hotel is just 50 metres from the beach. It has a heated indoor swimming pool and a spa centre with a sauna, hammam...
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Hotel Le Churchill
Just in front of the sea, Le Churchill is nestled right by Carnac beach. It offers comfortable and elegant accommodation,...
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