Montmorency
The Essential
This charming hilly town is composed of a village-style centre, surrounded by luxurious estates. Jean-Jacques Rousseau lived here for a while, firstly in a forest house (no longer in existence), and later in the Maison de Mont-Louis, now home to the Jean-Jacques Rousseau museum, which has made the town a place of literary pilgrimage. The town was the birthplace of a great family, the Montmorencys, which, after centuries of glory, died out in 1632 when Henry II of Montmorency, the Governor of Languedoc, was decapitated in Toulouse.

Must see

Michelin's recommendations for Montmorency

Montmorency's Collegiate Church of St Martin
Montmorency's Collegiate Church of St Martin
Montmorency
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Jean-Jacques Rousseau Museum
Jean-Jacques Rousseau Museum
Montmorency
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