The competition of the Favourite Village of the French returns to France three. Till March 19, you’ll be able to vote for … Montfort l'Amaury (Yvelines)!
On the sting of the Rambouillet nationwide forest, Montfort l'Amaury (Yvelines) lies on the foot of Anne's Tower in Brittany and the ruins of its medieval fortress. It's this commune yvelinoise who will signify France's Island within the present The Favourite Village of the French 2020, offered by Stéphane Bern and broadcast on France three in June.
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This yr, 14 municipalities are competing to succeed Saint-Vaast-la-Houge (within the Manche), voted favourite village final yr.
Votes happen on the Fb web page The favorite village of the French and by cellphone at 3245 till Thursday March 19 at 12:30 p.m.
Deeply linked to the historical past of France
Small city born with the Capetians and deeply intertwined withHistorical past of France, Montfort l'Amaury above all owes its luster to Anne de Bretagne, in Valois and Henri IV. Strolling by its cobbled streets, you’ll be able to uncover its half-timbered homes, its brick and stone mansions, and its historic monuments.
Monuments of the XVIe century, historic mass grave, distinctive assortment of Renaissance stained glass, lovely homes and artwork of residing have, furthermore, all the time attracted writers, artists, creators and musicians. One of the best identified being Maurice Ravel, who discovered his inspiration there for 16 years. Additionally to find, the castle of Groussay , neoclassical model, surrounded by a 30 hectare park adorned with twelve “follies”.
“To vote for Montfort l'Amaury is to vote for a medieval village of attraction, historical past, tradition and life. It’s voting for the Yvelines, a verdant Ile-de-France division. And that’s voting for the Ile-de-France area, removed from the clichés! “, Underlines the municipality.