SPORTS & LEISURE
People wanting an active holiday have masses of things to choose from. If none of the following are to your liking then just ask at the tourist office in Combourg. They speak both English and German among other languages.
- Golf. Seven courses close by, of which the two nearest are only about 15 minutes from Grand Val. Read more about Golf in France, Brittany.
- Sailing. Hobie Cat and other types of boats can be rented at many beaches.
- Sand yachting. Sail on the beach at low tide in a single-seater, three-wheeled sailing craft.
- Horse riding. Icelandic ponies. A Swedish-owned stable is just 15 minutes from Grand Val. (some riding experience necessary). www.cheval-de-thor.com
- Paintball/Go-carting/Quad bikes/Bicycles
- D-day. Normandy landing beaches
- Bayeux tapestry, Bayeux, Normandy
- Rent one or more small boats with outboard motors at the port of Dinan. Travel up or down the river Rance that divides Brittany. Take a picnic basket! Tranquil, fun and beautiful.
- Shopping. Rennes is the capital city of Brittany. This is a lively university city with France’s best, largest food market every Saturday.
- Grand Aquarium, Saint Malo.
- Zoo La Bourbansais.
- Cobac Parc waterworld.
- Combourg Castle has the same name as our village. Built in the 12th century as protection against Vikings and others. Best known for where the well-known French writer François-René de Chateaubriand grew up at the end of the 18th century.
- Grand Val is set in 65 acres of countryside, with lots of lovely country walks and a romantic park.
- Fishing competition in one of Grand Val’s ponds. Carp and other whitefish. “Catch and release” EUR 15/rod.
- Grand Val Games. Team Pentathlon at the Chateau. Rowing in one of our ponds, archery, airguns, golf, fencing over the pool etc. (EUR 15 per person, min 15 people)
- Tree climbing
A fantastic mix of food, drink and culture. Brittany has a fabulous range of fresh, locally produced raw materials that cannot be described. They need to be experienced. Eating top-quality seafood in coastal villages or visiting France’s best, largest food market in Rennes on Saturdays is unforgettable.
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