What to do & see



Moncontour has two distinct appellations ; « un des plus beaux villages de France »and « cité de caractère « .It has become a Must for everyone wanting to capture a small place of living memory and a doorway into the passage of time.



We have tried to make it easy for your own personalised tour of Moncontour by providing a FREE discovery guide of the citadel available at many points around the town.



The Commune of Moncontour has more than its fair share of Chateaux and Manoirs as a testimony to its History, Trading success and Popularity as a prime location for country seats for members of the now dissolved Breton Parliament.



Discover a rich and multi-layered heritage of Religious architecture



Ramblers now have a large choice of well kept footpaths with up to date map guide available.



"Pays de Moncontour" can boast award winning Chocolates, Cakes, Beers, Cider and Restaurant



Not to Miss !

Beaches Baie de St Brieuc et côte de Penthièvre (20 à 25 mn)


Erquy, Cap Frehel et Fort Lalatte (40mn)


Lamballe  : le Haras National et le Musée Mathurin Méheut (20mn)


Loudéac et Maison des toiles de St Thélo, La Rigole d'Hilvern  (25 mn)


Paimpol, Ile de Bréhat et St Malo (1h)


Mont St Michel (1h15)


Vannes, Quiberon, Golfe du Morbihan et Brest-Oceanopolis-Quimper (1h30)