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Village tour

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Village tour

Open and convivial, Grandchamp-des-Fontaines has strengthened its attachment to its Green Village label by environmental respect, thus conciliating an urbanisation increase and a new modernity. Grandchamp-des-Fontaines is a village concerned by its lifestyle, decorating its centre with flowerbeds.

 
Grandchamp-des-Fontaines is a dynamic village, mainly because of its young population. Many activities are offered to the inhabitant, through municipal services like Animation Jeunesse (youth club), sports and cultural associations.
 
The municipality of Grandchamp-des-Fontaines is involved in the future (long-term involvement), towards Sustainable Development, environmental respect and renewable energies.
 
In Grandchamp-des-Fontaines a couple of streams are flowing, the most important goes by the name of Hocmard in its middle part and Curette near its spring, by the west.
The Hocmard crosses the Ashton Keynes gardens (see picture).
 
Nature is quite present in the village, with two lakes: Notre-Dame-des-Fontaines and Le Brossais; and Ashton Keynes gardens.
 
As a real lung to the township, the Coulée Verte ("Green Flow") is a mix of water and greenery. It links the Notre-Dame-des-Fontaines Lake and Epinay pools passing by Ashton Keynes gardens. The Coulée Verte offers to the ramblers, on foot or riding a horse, a pleasant stroll in the very heart of the township.
 
Grandchamp-des-Fontaines is divided in hamlets, the most important ones being la Grand'H aie, la Loeuf, Curette and les Chesnaies.