Forest of Paimpont; Val sans Retour
Key information: Forest of Paimpont; Val sans Retour
- Lovely ancient forest with Arthurian connections; explore a legendary valley
- Walkopedia rating82
- Natural interest14
- Human interest8
- Negative points0
- Total rating82
- Length: Your choice
- Maximum Altitude: N/A
- Level of Difficulty: Variable
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The ancient forest of Paimpont is beautiful and fascinating, so a fine place to walk. But its connections with the Arthurian legends give it an added allure – it is said to be Brocéliande, home of Arthur and his court (UK enthusiasts will reel in horror).
The Val sans Retour is a particularly beautiful.. er..valley where, legend has it, Arthur’s evil sister, Morgane, imprisoned inconstant lovers. A lovely 5km circuit can be made. [other]
Not to be missed if in the area.
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