Domaine de Kerguehennec,Morbihan

This is another attempt at Versailles, it is one of if not the best castle in the Morbihan department. It is about 15 kms from my house,and car is the only way to get here.

You take the voie express or fast road N165 to exit with the D767 direction Pontivy. Then it becomes direction Locminé, then St Jean Beveley, and Bignan 56500;you have well posted signs all the way so by car is very easy to find. Plenty of free parking when you get to castle or Domaine.

It is a castle from the 18C and renovated in the 19C, today own by the department council of the Morbihan. In 1847 it had 2000 hectares to the 175 it has today. It had two families that contributed big time to its grandeur. The first was the brothers Hogger in 1703 Swiss stockholders in the company of the Indies;by the end of the 19C was purchase by the comte Paul-Henri Lanjuinais.

The property is surrounded by works of modern art all around its gardens. It has a huge lake with very nice forest like ambiance. The lawns is an easy and popular domaine of families who come here with their children and lays gracefully in the grassy lawns. ADMISSION IS FREE!

The main webpage is at www.kerguehennec.fr

It is open every day  from 11h to 19h from October 16. Tel +33 (0) 2 97 60 31 84. Its a great way to spend your day with the family in a nice property with an even better garden/forest area and all admission and parking free!  Plus a nice cafe to have snacks and light food on site if a bit pricey.

During periods you find exposition of different forms of Art,and shop to teach you and youngs of how to do it. In all we had a great time, and nice easy ride;you are welcome to discovered this hidden jewel of the Morbihan.

Some photos to follow, enjoy them ;cheers!!

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