Around Montfort le Gesnois

The surroundings villages have also lot of charm. By the way, by car you can reach TUFFE where you can practise the sail, boat on the water plan of 18 ha. VIBRAYES and its very beautiful forest where you can see on the morning , some red deers and other forests animals. At MONTMIRAIL, the beautiful feudal fortress reserves to the visitors some moments of happinesses. Near to Monfort, the village of BREIL SUR MERIZE offers a animals park very well arranged. Disabled adults work there.They receive us with much kindness in a splendid castle of 16th century which overlooks the domain. It is a advising walk for our visitors because it’s certainly resting.

The Dolmen of Torcé

Finally LA FERTE BERNARD where people name “Venise Verte”. Many channels are presents in the city. Ones suggest you ballads on boat for allowing to see, bridges, footbridges, while you cross ducks and water hens. You walk near to the SAINT JULIEN gate. You should not leave the city without seen NOTRE DAMES DES MARAIS the splendid Renaissance church built in Gothic style.

For amateurs of castles and historicals monuments, some places you don’t forget:

  • Ardenay Castle at Ardenay sur Mérize

in the Mérize valley, the Ardenay Castle presents his large frontage with squared towers. This building (18th century) built on the old feudal residence.

  • Bouloire Castle

The actual castle, built in 1466, includes a large fortressed, nowaday lost, with foreyard and backyard. the Bouloire Castle presents manor caracteristics of 15th century, in Maine country.

  • Boisdoublet Castle at Saint-Célerin

This small manor, located in the middle of a large park, with other buildings, has his origin at 15th century. It has been many transformations at the begining of 20th century.

Boisdoublet Castle