An informal look at life in this part of France and a selection of things to see and do
August is upon us (already!) and there are many outside events for us to enjoy in the region. However, this week there has been a ban on gatherings of more than 10 people in the Mayenne département, so be prepared for events to be postponed or even cancelled.
Again, stay safe and well.
With best wishes, Judy
(More info is, of course, available at Tourist Offices).
Masks are required in ALL public indoor areas within France. There is a fine of 135€ if you are caught contravening this rule. In Mayenne specifically, anyone found in contravention of the measure twice in 15 days risks a further class 5 fine of up to €1,500. In case of a third violation within 30 days, this rises to a fine of up to €3,750 and up to six months in prison.
Speed Limit In Orne
The speed limit in Orne now has returned to 90 km/h. The speed limits in all neighbouring departments is still 80 km/h, so be aware of where you are and keep your eyes open, because from Passais to Gorron, there are speed limit signs within Orne, but nothing across the border in Mayenne to suggest the speed limit is any different.
Mayenne and maybe parts of Brittany
You may have noticed in the above that Mayenne is trying to clamp down on people not wearing masks, but they have also put a ban on gatherings of more than ten people, so there maybe cancellations or postponements with some of the vide greniers and other events within Mayenne, which as suggested, may also be implemented in parts of Brittany too. It is also necessary to wear masks in OUTSIDE public spaces in the town of Mayenne as well as inside public spaces.
Don’t forget, if you have the time, there are films being shown at Gorron Cinema in English (click here for more details)
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