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).
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.