Will Montfort-l'Amaury seduce the hearts of the French? The village of Yvelines is likely one of the candidates for this system “The Favourite Village of the French”, offered by Stéphane Bern. Internet users have until March 21 to vote for their favorite town : outcomes shall be introduced in June.
And the small city of barely 3000 inhabitants has its probabilities. It’s positioned lower than an hour from Paris: but as soon as you might be there, you are feeling very removed from the capital. Even within the rain, the small cobbled streets have attraction. If you stroll there, you have a look at half-timbered homes, an previous church, a cemetery (where, among others, Charles Aznavour is buried) …
“We see small, pretty previous homes, with solely small native retailers that we not have: we have to be high-quality right here”, enthuses Laurence. She who needs to purchase a home proper now, she would now prefer to settle right here. That is the selection that Elsa made for instance six years in the past: the town florist fell in love. “I really like its cemetery, its winding streets, there are a lot of issues to find in Montfort once you stroll the streets.” The younger girl says she has been alive since she moved right here.
The favourite place of Carla, the fishmonger of the town: the highest of Montfort hill. There are the ruins of a fortified citadel constructed on the time of Anne of Brittany. “From above, you see all of Montfort. You see excellent sunsets, sunrises …” she describes, stars in her eyes.
Solely draw back of this metropolis: the cobbled streets are slender, troublesome to flow into by automotive, much more to park there. However the inhabitants put issues into perspective: that is the worth to pay for a village that’s so nice to dwell in.