Malestroit is a town located in the centre of Brittany (Morbihan) near the Broceliande forest and the cities of Vannes, Rennes and Nantes. Malestroit is surrounded by nature and consequently pleases everyone with tourism activities ranging from water activities to nature sports. Dare escaping from the beaten track and if you buy a property in Malestroit you will discover the treasures of the Morbihan!
Malestroit is located 20 mins from Vannes (TGV train station).
The nearest international airports are in Rennes St Jacques and Nantes Antlantique (about an hour drive).
If you dare leaving the beaten track, you will discover treasures such as castles, legends, stones, manor houses, fountains and wash houses. History is all around and easy to reach. The Baleangeard Manor house, the Brignac Castle, the Tromeur Manor, the Vaugace Manor, the La Morlaye Chateau and the Touche Carne Manor are all teasures you can access.
You can also discover Malestroit’s religious heritage, consisting in the St Gilles church, dating back 11th century and the remains of the Madelaine church.
The market in Malestroit takes place on Thursday every week.
The city organises lots of events, like hiking and mountaing biking tours in Novembre, theatre shows, village dance, etc.
Several museums like the Water and Fishing museum and the Miller Workshop museum will teach you some interesting things about the region.
The city also has a cinema, a swimming pool and organises guided tours.
Food and drinks
There are several restaurants and cafes in Malestroit and around., where you can taste Brittany products such as Crepes, cider, seafood, etc. Malestroit specialities comprise Andouille (chitterlings sausage), honey, special flour, bread, etc.
- Le Cordon Bleu 1 rue des Ecoles 56140 Malestroit Tel : 02 97 75 23 88
- Le jardin de Tirpen, ZI de Tirpen 56140 Malestroit Tel : 02 97 73 78 17
- Creperie La Riveraine, 35, faubourg La Madeleine 56140 Malestroit Tel : 02 97 75 22 22
Do think carefully about what you want out of a property. Armed with your requirements, ask Sextant properties to put you in touch with a local bi-lingual estate agent who can accompany you on visits. Before you know it, you will find your perfect property in Malestroit.