Description: Josselin is a beautiful medieval town set on the river Oust, boasting a delightful château coupled with an excellent town square that offers many restaurants and cafes overlooking the Basilica de Notre Dame du Roncier.Location: Josselin is 80km west of Rennes via the N24.

General Info: Tourist office website.

Our recommendations: This place is well worth a special visit.  Plan to spend a day here taking in the atmosphere in one of the cafes in the town square.  If you can, visit in the middle of July for the medieval festival.

For the children: The Nantes to Brest canal runs through the town and is ideal for cycling along the towpath.  The Lac du Duc near Ploermel offers swimming with a man made beach and watersports.


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