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Parc de Bodélio - RDV aux jardins

Rendezvous in the Gardens, Nature in Malansac
  • Visit the magnificent Bodélio Park.

  • Walk in Bodelio Park. Visit by reservation on Friday. Saturday and Sunday from 2:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Historical garden conference from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday. English-style park with water trails and waterfalls attributed to Alphand, currently being restored. Lyonnaise des Eaux DH Prize 1999; Historic Garden Foundation DH Prize 2001; French Heritage Society DH VMF Prize 2002. In the 15th century, the park was an area of woods and marshes, a hunting reserve for the Lords of...
    Walk in Bodelio Park. Visit by reservation on Friday. Saturday and Sunday from 2:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Historical garden conference from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday. English-style park with water trails and waterfalls attributed to Alphand, currently being restored. Lyonnaise des Eaux DH Prize 1999; Historic Garden Foundation DH Prize 2001; French Heritage Society DH VMF Prize 2002. In the 15th century, the park was an area of woods and marshes, a hunting reserve for the Lords of Rieux Rochefort. It is surrounded by a shale wall 11 km long and approximately 3 m high. Around 1684, the park was called Parc de Bodélio. A house is used to house the magistrates serving the Lords of Rochefort. From 1750 to 1842, the trees in the park were used by clog makers, charcoal makers and pit sawyers. From 1842 to 1850, the Paris to Orléans Railway Company exploited the 367 hectares of woods. The Park will then be bought by rich owners. In 1850, Mr. Simon called on the chief engineer for embellishments of the city of Paris, Mr. Alphand to develop the surroundings of the house and the pond. He cultivated a large part of the land and created the Val Simon and Kerdrio farms. Mr. François Forest, future mayor of Malansac, acquired it in 1890 and undertook major drainage work. The Park still belongs to his descendants. The Vau Billy cross was erected at the highest point of the estate by Madame Forest after the First World War to thank heaven for the return of her sons, François and René, who would be mayor of Malansac following his father. There are three entrance gates: Iron Gate to the west, Porte de St Jacut to the East and Porte Rouaud to the South. In each, one building served as a dwelling house and the other housed a hemp weaving loom. The road leading to the Iron Gate forms a majestic avenue lined with large trees.
  • Rates
  • Single rate
    3 €
Schedules
Schedules
  • From May 31, 2024 until June 2, 2024
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