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Paimpont itself is very small with a beautiful lake that you can walk along. This is the Hippie capital of Brittany we felt with many dreads, mohawks, and balloon style trouser folk! Really consists of just one street. The forests around the area have some...More
La Forêt de Paimpont is also known as the forest of Brocéliande, where supposedly King Arthur at one time residedand where Merlin was supposedly buried. Walking through this forest will introduce anyone to the legends associated with Merlin. The lady of the lake who had...More
A truly beautiful forest, but not one to lose your wits in. Paths criss-cross, disappear or merge together and the lack of easily identifiable signage can make hiking here somewhat stressful.
Closely linked with Arthurian legends (romantically, rather than historically), Paimpont forest is wonderfully atmospheric,...More
It's a big forest full of legends about King Arthur and Merlin. It contains, amongst other things Merlins Tomb and the Fountain of Youth.
The former owner Poingnand, begining of the 19e century, was convinced that Merlin really existed and called the megalith he found...More