Arradon

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

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TownArradon
Insee code56003
Postcode56610
Latitude47.6276660
Longitude-2.8228170
AltitudeFrom 0 to 61 meters
Surface18.49 km²
Population5698 inhabitants
Density308 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

Chief townVannes (at 7.3 km, 12 min)Ploeren at 5.1 km (9 min)
DepartmentMorbihanBaden at 8.2 km (11 min)
RegionBrittanySearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

A little history ...

Arradon name probably goes back to the era of independent Gaul. It would then of Celtic Aradunum "Ara Hill." The Roman conquerors, who often inspired by local place names to name the place and would set the name of the town today. Bounded on the south by the coast, the east by the wooded valley of the River Vincin and north by the municipality of Ploeren, Arradon has a genuine geographical unit. Located west of Vannes, which it is distant 7 km, Arradon is anchored in the Gulf of Morbihan. Arradon was once primarily focused on agriculture. Not until the late 19th century that the town has valued its location on the Gulf. Oyster farming, and more recently sailing and boating came broaden the range of economic activities of the municipality.


SIGHTSEEING

The municipality has set up in 2007 a circuit interpretation of heritage.

A viewpoint located Kerglas, the highest point of the town, you can view the locations of 14 steles depicting the built and natural heritage.

Detailed information
Information pointsVisitor Information Centre of Arradon
Leisure centresBeach Kerbilouet,   Beach Pen Boc'h,   Marina of Arradon
MonumentsCastle of Kerran,   Manor of Kérat
Performance hallsCultural Centre La Lucarne
Natural sitesHeadland of Arradon

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

Markets on the church square. Two traditional markets: Tuesday and Friday morning.

May: Seaweed Festival in rhythm (music festival), tent.

The first week of August: Feast traditional Moustoir: Mass near the chapel of St. Martin, a parade of folk groups, shows bagad circles and Celtic in the afternoon, free concert to 18h and from 19h30 menu Breton , fest-noz. Information +33 2 97 61 12 20 (the festival committee Moustoir).

The first week of September: Feast of the oyster. From 12am the site of Balvras. Tasting of oysters, mussels, burgers, pancakes, pastries and beer in Germany. Afternoon lively music and dance of Brittany and German. Information +33 2 97 44 78 82 (twinning committee Arradon Hochenschwand).

In October Catagolfe. The tip of Arradon home to one of the largest catamarans racing in France and in the top three in Europe.


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Catamaran sailing tripSports sensations53 €Arradon
Sea trip in the Morbihan Gulf and islandsNature and the outdoorsFrom 29 € to 50 €Arradon
Taste oysters and clamsLocal flavours7 €Île-aux-Moines (3.2 km)
Discover the oyster bedsCulture and educationFrom 19 € to 29 €Baden (8.5 km)
Boat trip on a sailboat heritageNature and the outdoorsFrom 49 € to 59 €Arzon (11.3 km)

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PHOTOS

View of the coast of ArradonView of the coast of Arradon
 
Catagolfe (© Hall Arradon)Catagolfe (© Hall Arradon)
Exhibition (Hall © Arradon)Exhibition (Hall © Arradon)
 
market (Hall © Arradon)market (Hall © Arradon)
Oyster Culture (© L. Prodhomme)Oyster Culture (© L. Prodhomme)
  

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WEATHER

Friday 21 November
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Min. 8°C - Max. 16°C
Saturday 22 November
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Min. 10°C - Max. 16°C
Sunday 23 November
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Min. 13°C - Max. 17°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantLe Roof  
8.5
  SPECIAL OFFER
Vannes
Want great outdoors? Need more space? Stop by the Roof, the restaurant at the Best Western Vannes. Bordering the Gulf of Morbihan, with sea view, Le Roof you on a gastronomic stay small...
Located 3.4 km from Arradon43 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantL'Anse aux Moines  
8.7
Baden
Welcome to L'Anse aux Moines, Baden restaurant, located in the Gulf of Morbihan in Brittany. Thanks to its proximity to the Île aux Moines, essential tourist town of the region, the...
Located 5 km from Arradon23 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLes 2 Moulins  
8.9
Ploeren
PAUSE PAPILLES - Attention gourmet cuisine for Ploeren! In Les 2 Moulins restaurant, diners can sample cuisine ultra-cool market in a sober and elegant setting. The side of the home,...
Located 5 km from Arradon30 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 2 bedroomsChambres hôtes Anna    
9.9
Ploeren
Welcome to the Gulf of Morbihan. Anna's house welcome you all year between Vannes and Auray 6 km from the sea and the piers for the islands, you will find a perfect base for all your...
Located 4.6 km from Arradon60 € the double room 
House with 4 bedroomsChambres d'hôtes de Bot Conan    
8.7
Baden
1 small studio kitchenette, double bed, shower and toilet - 2 double rooms, shower and toilet facilities. 1 bedroom with 2 single beds, shower and toilet room, reserved for breakfasts,...
Located 7.7 km from ArradonFrom 60 € to 70 € the double room 
Apartment with 1 bedroomRésidence Ar Pont Coz au Bono  
Bono
A room for two persons, kitchen, terrace. Exceptional location at the edge of the water in the Gulf of Morbihan. Walks and boats at home. Near a golf course. Many attractions Vannes,...
Located 9.9 km from Arradon80 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Apartment for 2 personsStudio - Indépendant - Calme - Internet  
9.4
Arradon
Independent studio on 1st floor, comfortable. - Internet access, non-smoking - Garage and private parking - 500 m from the Gulf of Morbihan and the beach - Setting quiet, very quiet,...
Located in ArradonFrom 210 € to 350 € per week 
House for 6 personsGîte de charme 150 m mer golfe morbihan  
10
Séné
*** Ideally located 150 m from the water, near Vannes, beautiful medieval bustling city, and the pretty fishing port of Port-Anna, the cottage is an old fisherman's cottage classified...
Located 4 km from ArradonFrom 269 € to 649 € per week 
Apartment for 4 personsAppartement T2 à Vannes
Vannes
Furnished apartment, 2 rooms, one room in quiet residence 2010 ideally located between downtown and Conleau Vannes. 400 € the week Located on the ground floor, area: 40 sqm. Number...
Located 4.2 km from Arradon400 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
94 places over 3 haCamping La fontaine du hallate en Morbiha    
9.5
Plougoumelen
This green campsite located in the Morbihan, welcomes you in a nature preserve, not far from one of the most beautiful bay in the world the Gulf of Morbihan. Our environmental policy...
Located 6 km from ArradonFrom 14 € to 16 € per day 
98 places over 2 haCamping de Bilouris    
9.2
Arzon
Camping Bilouris is the ideal base for discovering the charms of the Gulf of Morbihan, thanks to its location by the sea and the activities available directly on site, whether maritime...
Located 8.3 km from ArradonFrom 12.90 € to 18.90 € per day 
81 places over 1,7 haCamping Kerpenhir  
Locmariaquer
Domain campsite Kerpenhir is in an exceptional location in the heart of two of the most beautiful bays of the World: Gulf of Morbihan and the Quiberon Bay. Since they took over the...
Located 11.5 km from ArradonFrom 13.50 € to 19.50 € per day 

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HOTELS

Le Parc er Greo - Hotel in ArradonLe Parc er Greo     
8.8
Arradon
Located in the Morbihan Gulf, 100 metres from the sea, Le Parc er Greo offers an outdoor covered swimming pool, spa, sauna and massage treatments. Vannes is 10 km away. All rooms feature...
Located in ArradonRoom from 74 €
Le Stivell - Hotel in ArradonLe Stivell     
8.1
Arradon
Located in the centre of Arradon, Le Stivell offers rooms with free Wi-Fi and a restaurant serving regional cuisine. Vannes Meucon SNCF Train Station is situated 8.5 km away and the...
Located in ArradonRoom from 65 €
Hôtel Beau Rivage - Hotel in ArradonHôtel Beau Rivage     
7.4
Arradon
The Beau Rivage hotel is located in Arradon, a small seaside town on the Gulf of Morbihan, one of France's most beautiful natural sites. In Southern Brittany, 15 minutes away from the...
Located in ArradonRoom from 53 €

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Qualys-Hotel & Spa Vannes
Located 3 km from the historic centre of Vannes, Qualys-Hotel Vannes is set in the west of the city in an area with many restaurants, a cinema and several...
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Qualys-Hotel & Spa Vannes
Located 3 km from the historic centre of Vannes, Qualys-Hotel Vannes is set in the west of the city in an area with many...
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