St Mayeux Bretagne France is a true Breton village
The village of St Mayeux, is found in department 22 of France, Bretagne, in the region of Côtes d’Armor. It is a quiet, charming and peaceful Breton village with a 16th century church. The village has some larger villages/towns within easy driving distance of around 10 – 15 Km (10 – 15 minutes away) with Corlay to the north, and Mur de Bretagne and Pontivy to the south.
St-Mayeux is ideally placed if you would like to get to know more of this interesting part of Bretagne. The countryside is used for both buoef and vegetable production. The area around St-Mayeux is very interesting and the people of the village are extremely helpful. There is a lot to be discovered in this region. The coast is a 45 minutes drive away, where you will find a beautiful coastline and quaint harbours.
St Mayeux is an average size village. You can obtain all the essential goods needed to make every day village life easy and pleasant. There is a Viveco supermarket run by Angelique, that has a Bar and Cafe serving food and drinks, you can order your bread and croissants for the next day.
The Post Office and the Mairie is adjacent to the church. The nearest large supermarket is at Saint Nicolas du Pélém. This has a 24-hour petrol station that accepts most credit cards and is about 18 Km away; also you can find an Intermarche in Mur de Bretagne. Pontivy and St Brieuc are the main towns with all specialized shops, bars and café 35 minutes drive away.
The village church is rumoured to have been built from the stone taken from the Abbaye de Bon Repos, although some villagers believe that it was only when the church was in need of repair that matching stone was found at the Abbaye and used to repair the church also the church bell is though to have come from the Abbaye. An interesting feature of the village is its menhirs, or standing stones, which are a phenomena of this region of France.The standing stones of St Mayeux are well worth visiting, it is located on the rue du Menhir.
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Images from the surounding area
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