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Site historique des Forges de Paimpont, Paimpont

(3.3/5 based on 65 reviews on the web)
Travel back in time to the origins of iron manufacturing at former industrial Site historique des Forges de Paimpont in the Paimpont forest. View a model of the blast furnace, the restored mill, the real blast furnaces, and the home of the master blacksmith. Stop at the Forge Shop for souvenirs ranging from postcards and prints to books. Our Paimpont itinerary maker makes visiting Site historique des Forges de Paimpont and other Paimpont attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • The friendliness of the hostesses and the documentation will help you in your journey. Videos in several areas of the site explain very clearly the work of the masters of forges, workers and many Colliers of the wonderful and magical Paimpont forest
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  • The site of the Forges of Paimpont is ideal for receptions, weddings and other event. For my part, passionate about old vehicles of the brand in the two rafters, I is organized in the rolling mill two exhibitions, one on the must-have Traction, the other on the mythical DS.
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  • Visited this place in less than a half hour. A bit disappointing. Not much to see, apart from a film in a room which shows the activities of the forges once.
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  • My question is: why not have integrated the Forge Museum? Well it's ruins but not enough sign that could give life because not even an anvil to help visitors. € 5, I find it extremely expensive. Maybe the €6,5 with guided tour would be more suitable but unfortunately not possible during the week.
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  • The place is nice but still quite dilapidated. In some time repair work already undertaken will to blow on a lovely place. In the meantime, the tour is a little hollow for the € 7 it costs. The problem is that all of the mini-sites of Brocéliande cost as much and are distant 10 km. We'd like a global pass.
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  • Quiet place to discover friendly owner who explains his field
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  • High price for the quality and interest of the visit
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  • A magical place in the forest of Brocéliande
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