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1 Morbihan Flag by Raphaël Vinet

 

 

Sightseeing in Morbihan, Brittany

Places to visit in the Blavet valley:

The Blavet river for walking, cycling and canoeing. See link for views of the river.

St Nicolas des Eaux village on the Blavet river, canal locks, view from site of Castenac (the site of a neolithic and later Roman fortification). See link

St Nicholas des Eaux

The church of St Nicodeme

St Nicolas des Eaux on the river Blavet and the church of St Nicodeme  ©Blavet.co.uk

Poul Fetan (nr Quistinic) a working 19th Century hamlet

Melrand Lann Gouh ancient settlement (centre archéologique de Melrand)

Camors one of the remaining Breton clogmakers (sabotiers) has a workshop to the South of the town.

Locmine attractive market town to the East of the Blavet Valley see link

Pontivy Château, Nantes-Brest canal/Blavet river

Lake Guerledan reservoir, canoeing, picnic spot

Hennebont National Stud founded by Napoleon III, walled town

 

Chateau at Pontivy

Lavoir at Baud

See also Brittany Guide, Pontivy area  www.brittany-guide.com

 

Old lavoir at Baud (left) and the Château at Pontivy (above) ©Blavet.co.uk

Places to visit in Morbihan

Vannes walled city, aquarium etc

The Château de Suscinio, Sarzeau see link

Josselin Grand Château, medieval town on Nantes-Brest canal see link

Lac au Duc, Ploermel, lake with sailing, canoeing and picnic spot see link

Port-Louis Museum of the French East India Company see link and history notes

Château de Largoët

Château de Largoët ©Blavet.co.uk

Lorient WWII U-boat base (hardened concrete shelters built by the Germans) see link

Pont-Scorff Zoo

Auray picturesque port of St Goustan see link

Carnac ancient stones/ megaliths, see history link

See also Brittany Guide, Quiberon area www.brittany-guide.com

Dolmen near Carnac ©Blavet.co.uk

Gardens/parks open to the public see www.parcs-jardins.com

Local Markets

Pontivy  - Monday

Lanester  -  Tuesday

Bubry  -  Wednesday (2nd & 4th of month)

Hennebont  - Thursday

Locmine  -  Thursday

Languidic  -  Friday

Baud  -  Saturday

Locmine market ©Blavet.co.uk

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