Town, village, neighbourhood at Roudouallec

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  • The name Roudouallec located at the foot of the Black Mountains in Morbihan comes from "rodoerd" and "kalleg" meaning "ford" and "rocky". The menhir of Guernangoué, dated from the final Neolithic, testifies to the age of occupation of this land. Like Gourin, a neighboring commune, Roudouallec has experienced the phenomenon of the emigration of its population to the United States. An Air France office was established there, at one time! Nicolas le Grand, a tailor in Roudouallec, was one of the first to dare to cross the Atlantic to try his luck. It was in 1881. His prolonged absence suggested that he was devoured by bears or killed by Indians. However, we saw him come back years later, much richer than when he left! If you go through Roudouallec, don't miss the 16th century Notre Dame de Lorette church, the village of Moustoir and the old yew tree of at least 500 years ...
  • Equipment
    • Picnic area
    • Restaurant
    • Party/music hall
    • Tennis
  • Services
    • Shops
    • Multimedia library