Visit of the village centre with the Place aux Halles, the old bailiwick, old houses with porches sometimes surmounted by a coat of arms, cobbled streets, a church which dominates the village and which has preserved its old cemetery where the Princes of Rohan are buried, the church of XII on its promontory with a breathtaking view over the whole village and its roofs with old tiles.
The Villeneuve mill, the former home of Elsa Triolet and Aragon, full of intact memories, was the decor and source of inspiration for the couple's writings.It is also a place for exhibitions of contemporary artistic creations and musical performances. Visit of the apartment-museum, garden, exhibitions.Book your visit www.maison-elsatriolet.aragon
Between 10 and 20 kms from Rochefort:The castle of Breteuil, well furnished and animated with characters from the Grévin museum, the castle of Dampierre, in the heart of its village, the castle of the Madeleine in Chevreuse, a promontory to admire the valley, the Abbey of Vaux de Cernay, a magnificent building in a beautiful park.
15 kms from Rochefort :The castle, Rambouillet and its park, the Bergerie du château with its farm animals, the Rambolitrain museum, the Espace Rambouillet and its birds of prey and forest animals in freedom. www.rambouillet.tourisme
Versailles and its castle 45 kms from Rochefort Thoiry Zoo 40 kms from Rochefort. France-Miniature at St-Quentin en Y at 30 kms from Rochefort. Chartres and its cathedral 40 kms from Rochefort. Paris , 45 kms from Rochefort, the capital !