Camping Broceliande forest, in Paimpont
Stay at the “Lac au duc” campsite in Taupont, Brittany
The Broceliande forest campsite Le Lac au Duc is a 2 star campsite, near Paimpont. The campsite is located on the edge of the forest of Broceliande, also called “the enchanted forest”.
Do you like legends? This forest is a land of legend, once inhabited by the druids, its magical aura attracts many holidaymakers each year. It is an ideal place for tourism and camping. Discover the Forest of Broceliande, the Valley of no return, the castle of Paimpont, the fountain. Stroll in a wild and enchanting setting, in the heart of nature and Breton legends. Take advantage of your stay in the forest of Broceliande to discover the region and the Gulf of Morbihan.
Many activities at the Broceliande campsite
The campsite, facing the Lake of Taupont, in a green setting, is close to a nautical base. Ideal for enjoying the lake, water activities, nature and fishing.
Within the campsite, many activities are offered to you:
- Mountain biking, archery, multi-sport field
- Children’s playground with inflatable park
- Beach by the lake with sailing school
A few steps from the campsite, don’t miss :
- Water activities on the lake: sailing, kayaking, paddle, water skiing, towed buoys, pedal boats
- Golf, 9 holes
Camping Brocéliande, enter the legend
Forest of Broceliande legend
The Forest of Broceliande, in Paimpont: where the imaginary world mixes with the real world! Enter the forest and discover beautiful walks, enchanting landscapes and megalithic sites.
Ideas for walks through the forest of Broceliande and its legends
Discover many legendary sites in the heart of nature and legends:
- The valley of no return, domain of the Morgana Fairy
- The Fountain of Barenton, source of natural water and magic,
- The giant’s tomb,
- The tomb of Merlin, famous enchanter and adviser to King Arthur
- The center of the imagination, the castle of the Forest of Broceliande
- Not forgetting: the storytelling walk and the magical journey through the door of secrets
The legend tells…
In the forest of Broceliande, many tales and legends endure.
The legend of the Fairy Morgana, in the Valley of No Return, half-sister of King Arthur, who would have cast a spell on her lover and all of Va, then delivered by Lancelot of the Lake.
This enchanted forest is said to be home to druids and elves, where Merlin’s tomb is located in a clearing guarded by oak trees. The grove of trees would conceal many treasures including the Holy Grail and the sword Excalibur of King Arthur.
In legend, a Cornish knight named Merlin is resting in his clearing when he is visited by an old woman and her three daughters who protect Merlin while they sleep. The old woman promises that one day she will return and take one of the girls to be her daughter, while giving her an enchanted ring. One of the girls wakes up and finds herself in the clearing, but she never returns.
“Le Lac au Duc”, camping Paimpont near the Forest of Broceliande takes you for a stay in the middle of nature.
Camping Paimpont, in the heart of Brocéliande
From our campsite Paimpont, beautiful walks and discoveries are offered to you. Don’t miss the poetic walk around the lake, from 2 to 4 km, discover the Abbey of Paimpont, the Door of Secrets and the nautical base of Paimpont:
- The abbey of Paimpont, architectural site of reference in Brocéliande. Initially a priory, the site grew over time to become an abbey dominating the forest of Broceliande through the economy, justice, etc.
- The door of secrets is a magical journey in the abbey of Paimpont through a sensory immersion in the heart of the legend, the fauna and flora and the history of blacksmiths,
- Nautical base of Paimpont: you can practice kayak, paddle, canoe, pedal boat, with a magnificent view on the abbey, in a preserved nature.
Ideal place to recharge your batteries, in the heart of greenery, facing the lake and close to the Broceliande forest, in a mobile home, chalet, unusual accommodation in Morbihan.
Between nautical activities on the lake, leisure activities in the nature and discovery of Brittany and its famous legends, you will spend an authentic stay full of magic!
Staying at the Paimpont campsite, near Broceliande
Discover our unusual campsite Broceliande
The camping “Le Lac au Duc”, located in Taupont, in Brittany, is close to the forest of Broceliande, a real tourist attraction! We offer accommodation for all tastes: camping pitches for tents, caravans and motor homes, mobile home and chalet rentals. No need for a swimming pool, come and relax in our campsite with a view on the lake, in the heart of nature, for a family vacation, a romantic weekend or a few nights in Paimpont. If you book a premium pitch, you can enjoy your own private sanitary facilities, for a great vacation combining nature and comfort.
You will find a corner of peace and quiet in an idyllic setting in the heart of nature, facing the Lake of Taupont! The Lac au Duc campsite, only 30 minutes from Brocéliande, offers unusual wooden accommodations, ideal for combining nature and comfort, in the Morbihan. We offer a 2 star service with classic and private sanitary facilities.
Discover the surroundings of the campsite
Our campsite is ideally situated to discover the region and the surrounding towns : the town of Josselin and its medieval castle, the pretty city of character of Malestroit with its medieval charm. On foot or by bike, take a ride on the Nantes-Brest canal or on the Vélo Voie Verte. Browse Morbihan and Brittany, beautiful discoveries await you without forgetting to savor the delicious Breton products: pancake, cider, chouchen, kig ar farz, kouign amann…