Mont Dol

Do you know about Mont Dol ?

 

North from Dol de Bretagne stands the Mont Dol . It is a hill about 65 where lies a pretty village of 1100 people .

The surrounding of the Mont Dol is extremely flat and provide a beautiful view when you are on the top of the hill . On the side of the hill stands the small chapel Saint – Michel and next to it the Tour Notre Dame which is topped by a statue of the Virgin Mary . From that spot you can get excellent views over the surrounding .

 

Mont Dol was also surrounded by sea in the 6th century like the Mont Saint – Michel .

  • Fun fact: The cult takes its origins on the Mont-Dol but moved to the Mont Saint-Michel when the sea has a withdraw around year 708!

 

In the center of Mont Dol stands “ L’Eglise Saint-Pierre ”, beautiful church presenting paintings Middle Age old. You better go inside that church to see wonderful drawing on the wall !

 

If you like sport then you should try Rock climbing in Mont Dol !! Don’t be afraid even if you have never tried it . You can do with your kids as well .

 

Go on a walk to the Mont-Dol at the end of the afternoon and enjoy the sunset with the view of Mont Saint Michel bay !

 

 

How to get there : From EDD hostel you can go by foot, it takes 50 min to reach on the top of Mont Dol or you can also go by bicycle .

Where to eat : There is one good ” Crêperie ” on the top of Mont Dol ( just next to windmill )

Useful website : http://www.mont-dol.fr/

Rock climbing : http://www.horizonsportnature.net/19/particulier-escalade

other adventure in britanny : https://eddhostel.com/blog

 

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