Bignan

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

 

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TownBignanLocminé at 4.7 km
Insee code56017Saint-Allouestre at 5.1 km
Postcode56500Moustoir-Ac at 5.2 km
Latitude47.8795230Saint-Jean-Brévelay at 5.5 km
Longitude-2.7735990Moréac at 5.7 km
AltitudeFrom 53 to 181 metersColpo at 7.4 km
Surface45.84 km²Plumelin at 8.7 km
Population2815 inhabitantsBuléon at 9.5 km
Density61 inhabitants/km²Guéhenno at 10.1 km
Chief townVannes (at 30 km, 34 min)Radenac at 10.2 km
DepartmentMorbihanBillio at 10.6 km
RegionBrittanySearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

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.


SIGHTSEEING

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.

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MonumentsCastle of Kerguéhennec,   Covered Alley of Kergonfalz,   Dolmen of Kergonfalz,   Fountain Saint-Éloi

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

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.


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Parachute jump in Saint-Malo BaySports sensations245 €Monterblanc (17.8 km)
Farm animal discovery tourCulture and education4 €Saint-Servant (18.5 km)
Roc Aventure acrobatic trailSports sensations10 €Le Roc-Saint-André (24 km)
Guided tour by mountain bike, foot or kayakNature and the outdoors50 €Saint-Marcel (28 km)
Catamaran sailing tripSports sensations53 €Arradon (29 km)

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WEATHER

Wednesday 23 April
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Min. 7°C - Max. 14°C
Thursday 24 April
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Min. 8°C - Max. 14°C
Friday 25 April
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Min. 5°C - Max. 11°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantAuberge du Cheval Blanc  
9
Baud
In the city center of Baud, the Auberge du Cheval Blanc welcomes you in a charming hotel dating from the eighteenth century. You will discover traditional cuisine. Marmitte d'Or 2007...
Located 18.3 km from Bignan50 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 3 bedroomsAu Domaine Des Camélias     SPECIAL OFFER
Pluméliau
Beatrice is happy to welcome you to her house : a renewed farmhouse of 40 meters long to accommodate a cottage & independent B&B. Label : 3 épis, this one-hectare property will seduce...
Located 15.1 km from BignanFrom 52 € to 70 € the double room 
House with 6 bedroomsDomaine de kerdrehan    
8.3
Brandivy
In South Brittany, close to the historic towns of Auray door bay of Quiberon, Vannes and the Gulf of Morbihan door; Kerdrehan the area offers the tranquility of a beautiful wooded property...
Located 18.1 km from BignanFrom 55 € to 90 € the double room 
House with 2 bedroomsChambres d'hôtes Ti-Ar-Lann    
10
Elven
We welcome in our two rooms furnished with care for your well being in a quiet and green setting. We are located at 20 Mn from Vannes and the entrance to the Gulf of Morbihan. We offer:...
Located 18.7 km from BignanFrom 60 € to 65 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Farm for 17 personsAuberge du Berger - Breton Longere  
9.6
Radenac
Traditional, well established Breton Longere with pool for up to 17 people.
Located 9.4 km from BignanFrom 1500 € to 2100 € per week 
House for 3 personsGîte Traou Mad  
9.8
Locqueltas
Nice little house in the countryside on private estate 15 km north of Vannes quiet but close to the beaches and all the attractions of Morbihan. Ideal for 2/3 people.
Located 11.6 km from BignanFrom 305 € to 410 € per week 
House for 4 personsGite de kerdroguen  
8.2
Brandivy
Character cottage in a quiet area near the forest Lanvaux and a pond. 30 min from the sea. Detached house on one level comprising: 2 bedrooms (1 bed 140 and 2 beds 90). Kitchenette...
Located 14.7 km from BignanFrom 280 € to 390 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
140 places over 14 haCamping du Haras  
Monterblanc
Camping & Spa on the heights vannes and the Gulf of Morbihan. Health heated, heated swimming pools, water slide, trampoline, bouncy castle, multisport... Arrivals of mobilhomes and...
Located 16.9 km from BignanFrom 14 € to 20 € per day 
53 places over 4,5 haDomaine de kerelly    
9.3
Josselin
Kerelly the field, with 55 pitches including 11 mobile homes welcomes you along the canal from Nantes to Brest. Located 2 km from the castle of Josselin, easily accessible to all, join...
Located 17.2 km from BignanFrom 14 € to 16 € per day 
33 places over 1,5 haCamping des Cerisiers    
8.8
Josselin
Small and quiet campsite in the wilderness. Close to the Nantes-Brest Canal and GR37. Located in the heart of Brittany and take advantage of all its charms: the Gulf of Morbihan and...
Located 19.4 km from BignanFrom 12 € to 14 € per day 

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HOTELS

Hotel No Minoé - Hotel in BignanHotel No Minoé     
8.8
Locminé
Located in the Brittany region, this environmentally-friendly hotel offers a fitness centre with a sauna. Set in the town of Locminé, it is 26 km away from Vannes. Guest rooms have...
Located 3.6 km from BignanRoom from 65 €
Logis Hotel Le Domaine De La Ferriere - Hotel in BignanLogis Hotel Le Domaine De La Ferriere     
9.1
Buléon
Domaine De La Ferriere is located in the heart of Brittany between Josselin and Locminé. This large manor house is set in 18-hectare grounds and has a swimming pool. The contemporary...
Located 9.1 km from BignanRoom from 85 €
Au Relais de l'Oust - Hotel in BignanAu Relais de l'Oust  
Josselin
Offering a restaurant, Au Relais de l'Oust is located in Josselin. Free Wi-Fi access is available. Rooms here will provide you with a flat-screen tv. Featuring a bath, private bathrooms...
Located 16.1 km from BignanRoom from 58 €

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Best Western Le Roof Vannes
Hotel Best Western Le Roof with sea views is situated on the shore of the Gulf of Morbihan. It has well-established gardens, beach access and a restaurant...
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