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Bignan

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Morbihan

The common Bignan is located near the town of Locminé and Saint-Jean-Brevelay, its history dates back to prehistoric standing stones to prove it. During the revolution of 1789, Guillemot Pierre got up and refused to deny his religion and his King; refuge in England with two of his children, his wife had died prematurely of illness ... He returned to his town where he was denounced, and then shot in the garden of the Warren Vannes, 5 January 1805 and is called "The King of Bignan" religious traditions are strong and the food has an important place.

Geographical information

MunicipalityBignan
Postcode56500
Latitude47.8795230 (N 47° 52’ 46”)
Longitude-2.7735990 (W 2° 46’ 25”)
AltitudeFrom 53m to 181m
Surface area45.84 km²
Population2815 inhabitants
Density61 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureVannes (30 km, 34 min)
Insee code56017
IntercommunalityCC Saint Jean Communauté
DepartmentMorbihan
RegionBrittany

Nearest cities & towns

Locminé5.1 km (7 min)
Saint-Allouestre5.5 km (9 min)
Moustoir-Ac6.2 km (9 min)
Saint-Jean-Brévelay6.3 km (8 min)
Moréac6.6 km (10 min)
Colpo8.5 km (13 min)
Plumelin10.5 km (15 min)
Plumelec12.8 km (14 min)
Remungol14.2 km (13 min)
Buléon14.3 km (13 min)
Billio14.3 km (17 min)
La Chapelle-Neuve14.7 km (19 min)
Radenac14.8 km (15 min)

Things to see and do

Hiking trails are about to be rehabilitated, pedestrians, cyclists, horses are welcome, and these roads will be connected to the roads surrounding municipalities.

The crosses are the number of 42, some quite old, related to the plagues of the Middle Ages, the chapels are very honored and maintained the chapel of fountains, Chapel of St. Nolwen, Chapel of St. Susanna, Trinity Chapel, near the magnificent estate of Kerguehennec, home to contemporary art, open to all, a 170 hectare park with ponds.

Places of interest

Monuments

Events and festivities

A motocross which takes place every May 8

The pardons chapels in August, the highlight of great rustic meal.

The autumn festival: the bug and glitch where the bread is made from old ovens, roasting chestnuts, exhibition of old tools.

Different games, football, handball, cycling races.

3 balls candy, organized by the club for seniors.

A theater company "La Compagnie des Masques", highly skilled professionals, writers, composers (music), the pride of the town.

Weather

Sunday 5 july
Min. 12°C - Max. 21°C
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Monday 6 july
Min. 13°C - Max. 23°C
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Tuesday 7 july
Min. 15°C - Max. 24°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Sea trip in the Morbihan Gulf and islands
Nature and the great outdoors29 € to 50 € Arradon (30 km)
Taste oysters and clams
Local flavours7 € Île-aux-Moines (31 km)
Horse ride, Broceliande forest
Nature and the great outdoors39 € to 70 € Tréhorenteuc (37 km)
Cruise in old rig in the Gulf
Nature and the great outdoors25 € to 48 € Arzon (38 km)
Sea trip on a heritage sailboat
Nature and the great outdoors49 € to 59 € Arzon (38 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Langroëz Trail la vraie-croix
HikeEasy3h00La Vraie-Croix (27 km)
Old Bono bridge - Port of Saint-Goustan
HikeEasy3h00Bono (30 km)
Lindeul Trail molac
HikeIntermediate3h50Molac (30 km)
Popinettes Trail, Questembert
HikeIntermediate4h25Questembert (34 km)
Rochefort-en-terre trail
HikeEasy2h40Rochefort-en-Terre (38 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels