Guer is a charming village situated in Morbihan , part of Brittany, close to the Brocéliande forest… where the legend of Merlin the wizard took place. It is in the Morbihan département (56). This village offers plenty of nature activities, as well as a remarquable cultural past. It is surrounded by land and menhirs so why not buying a property in Guer!
Guer is 25 mins away from Rennes and 40 mins from Vannes. It takes 2h30 by TGV from Paris to reach Ploermel. The nearest airports are in Rennes and Nantes. You can also arrive with a ferry boat in St Malo or Roscoff and take a local train.
Guer’s environnement is very well protected and natural. You will find plenty to do in the natural sites of La Butte du Dran, the Vauvert, the Aff and Ovon valleys, the Shaking Stone, etc. There are also lots of pedestrian, horse and cycling paths from Guer to the surrounding villages and more than 100 km of marked paths in the hinterland.
But Guer has also a cultural wealth. It as indeed a 13th century castle and remains of other monuments. Guer has a rich architectural past which ou can still admire while walking down the lovely streets.
Every year in June, there is a “horse and tradition” festival to attend. It is a good opportunity for you to discover Guer’s traditions and culture, as you can listen to traditional music, taste local dishes and see ancient costumes.
Food and drinks
There are several restaurants and cafes in Guer and around. You will consequently be able to taste Brittany products such as Crepes, cider, seafood, etc.
- L’Art et la manière 7 place de la gare, Guer Tel 02 97 22 00 26
- Restaurant de l’Union 3 ave de Brocéliande, Guer Tel 02 97 75 71 46
- Relais de Strasbourg rue St Marc, Guer Tel : 02 97 22 02 07
For those who fall for the charms of Guer, Sextant properties have bi-lingual agents in the area who know the available properties and will be able to accompany you on visits, answer your queries and generally make finding and choosing your ideal property a pleasure – all of which will speed the day you walk into your new property in Guer.