From the mysteries of the towers of Anne of Brittany to the Ravel’s “Bolero”, not to mention all the local celebrities, the Tourism and Heritage Office will help you to discover the village.
All year round, numerous and diverse activities are on offer: exhibitions, events, walking routes, cultural rallies, geocaching, guided tours of the village and of the house museum of Ravel.
The Tourism and Heritage Centre also houses the Tourist Office.
Visiting the main tourist spots of the village will allow you to make a pleasant and instructive journey through time..
Let’s meet at 2 p.m at the Tourism and Heritage Office, one Sunday a month, from Mars to October in order to discover the historical heritage of Montfort l’Amaury.
5 euros per person – Free for minors
Opening hours of The Tourism and Heritage Office
|Tuesday to Saturday ||10.00-13.00 / 13.30-18.00|
|Sunday||10.00-13.00 / 13.30-16.30|
Closed on 1 January – 1 May – 25 December
The Tourism and Heritage Office is located at 3 Amaury St in Montfort l’Amaury (78490)
Book your guided visit of the village or of the house museum of Ravel online firstname.lastname@example.org
Books and cards are available in the gift shop.
Looking for Artists
All year round, the village is looking for artists (painters, sculptors…) eager to create works of art dealing with heritage and exhibit in Montfort l’Amaury.
Anne of Brittany’s tower and castle
The history of Montfort l’Amaury began as far back as the Xth century when Robert le Pieux, the son of Hugues Capet who was the French King, was given the earldom of Iveline.
Maurice Ravel’s museum house
Seduced by the peace and quiet of Montfort L’ Amaury, Maurice Ravel took up residence in Le Belvédère in 1921.
In the XVIth century, Anne of Brittany decided to extend St Peter’s Church and as a result, the small cemetery close to the church was reduced in size but was still big enough to welcome the deceased. Later, because of the plague epidemics and the population growth, the cemetery became really too small and was then moved outside the walls to a bigger place known as La Brosse. The Flamboyant Gothic style entrance door to the cemetery and an inscription for visitors are the only surviving relics of the past…