Rochefort-en-terre, Rochefort en Terre

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Rochefort-en-Terre (French pronunciation: [ʁɔʃfɔʁ ɑ̃ tɛʁ] (listen); Breton: Roc'h-an-Argoed) is a commune in the Morbihan department of Brittany in north-western France.
Rochefort-en-Terre is a designated “Petite Cité de Caractère”.

The medieval chateau located in the town was the home of American painter Alfred Klots. He purchased the chateau in the early 1900s and oversaw its restoration. His son Trafford Klots inherited the chateau and continued to paint there and entertain other visiting artists. After his death his wife donated the building to the French government. In the grounds of the building is the NAIA museum, named after an early twentieth century witch who lived in the town. It houses a small collection of fantasy and kinetic art and sculpture.
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  • On our trip to Brittany we’ve made a stopover to visited this beautiful village on our way from Nantes to Vannes. The little town looks Medieval in appearance, but excellently preserved and arranged.....  more
    On our trip to Brittany we’ve made a stopover to visited this beautiful village on our way from Nantes to Vannes. The little town looks Medieval in appearance, but excellently preserved and arranged.....  more »
  • Nicely decorated buildings mainly in the streets of rochefort en terre with the most beautiful building at the square . Chateau rochefort limited facade as no access to inside the chateau. 
    Nicely decorated buildings mainly in the streets of rochefort en terre with the most beautiful building at the square . Chateau rochefort limited facade as no access to inside the chateau.  more »

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