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La Forêt de Paimpont is also known as the forest of Brocéliande, where supposedly King Arthur at... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2012
Robby G C
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Toronto, Canada
Nice to get lost in

It's a big forest full of legends about King Arthur and Merlin. It contains, amongst other things... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2012
Garfield62
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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“Golden tree”
30 Aug 2014
“Weird... but also some lovely woods”
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Woods surrounding Paimpont purported by legend to be King Arthur's realm.
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Reviewed 10 October 2018

I'm not sure what we were expecting, but the place was kind of disappointing. Would have been better skipped.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sharon G
Reviewed 31 August 2014

Paimpont itself is very small with a beautiful lake that you can walk along. This is the Hippie capital of Brittany we felt with many dreads, mohawks, and balloon style trouser folk! Really consists of just one street. The forests around the area have some...More

Date of experience: August 2014
3  Thank VicciMay
Reviewed 22 August 2014 via mobile

Over rated, dull, no wildlife to see. Wish we hadn't wasted half a day of our precious holiday visiting it.

Date of experience: August 2014
2  Thank MelissaTruro
Reviewed 27 October 2012

La Forêt de Paimpont is also known as the forest of Brocéliande, where supposedly King Arthur at one time residedand where Merlin was supposedly buried. Walking through this forest will introduce anyone to the legends associated with Merlin. The lady of the lake who had...More

Date of experience: August 2012
5  Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 11 October 2012

A truly beautiful forest, but not one to lose your wits in. Paths criss-cross, disappear or merge together and the lack of easily identifiable signage can make hiking here somewhat stressful. Closely linked with Arthurian legends (romantically, rather than historically), Paimpont forest is wonderfully atmospheric,...More

Date of experience: October 2012
8  Thank Kat G
Reviewed 14 July 2012

It's a big forest full of legends about King Arthur and Merlin. It contains, amongst other things Merlins Tomb and the Fountain of Youth. The former owner Poingnand, begining of the 19e century, was convinced that Merlin really existed and called the megalith he found...More

Date of experience: July 2012
2  Thank Garfield62
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