From lounging in the garden, to exploring the countryside around Le Pertre, to visiting nearby places of interest, La Maison du Triskel has something for everyone in the family. Below are some examples of things to do in the area.
La Maison du Triskel has a large, enclosed, south-facing garden with loungers for you to relax and enjoy the sunshine. We also have a “terrain de boules” and we encourage you to try your hand at the peculiarly French pastime.
The Village Lake
There are plenty of things to see and do in the area surrounding Le Pertre. First of all, there is no need to look any further than over the garden wall! The village lake has a small beach which provides endless entertainment for families during the hot summer days. If you are visiting us, make sure that you arrive early enough for a swim! Part of the lake is reserved for fishing and La Maison du Triskel has a number of permits available for your use, just don’t forget to bring your own fishing rods!
The Village Park
The village park surrounding the lake has a children’s playground facilitie.
Walking – Cycling
There are a number of sign-posted walks or “randonnées” in the countryside surrounding Le Pertre, varying from 4 to 30 kilometres. La Maison du Triskel has a number of bicycles which are at your disposal if you wish to explore the countryside at a faster pace.
Nearby places of interest include the medieval town of Vitré (20kms) with its beautiful buildings in the old town centre. You can also visit the Château des Rochers-Sévigné (10km), the country residence of the Marquise de Sévigné, famous for writing some 1,700 letters to her daughter in the seventeenth century. Other places to visit include the Robert Tatin Museum in Cossé-Le-Vivien (20km) and Laval (20km).