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Huelgoat

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Finistère

Huelgoat - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Finistère
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Illustrating the charms of Argoat, Huelgoat and heart of granite are part of these strange places inland Brittany.

Unusual and mysterious Huelgoat among the most beautiful natural stones and Forests in Europe and rocks from the depths of the earth emerge between rivers and legends.

The tourist vocation of Huelgoat dates from the early twentieth century when the English discovered the site.

Then, painters, poets and writers in turn fall under the spell of this unique town and many found there serenity so conducive to inspiration.

Today Huelgoat has become a major tourist spot where visitors from around the world find an authentic and preserved Brittany.

Geographical information

MunicipalityHuelgoat
Postcode29690
Tourism label
Latitude48.3647250 (N 48° 21’ 53”)
Longitude-3.7456460 (W 3° 44’ 44”)
AltitudeFrom 92m to 267m
Surface area14.87 km²
Population1618 inhabitants
Density108 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureQuimper (61 km, 56 min)
Insee code29081
IntercommunalityCC des Monts d'Arrée
DepartmentFinistère
RegionBrittany

Nearest cities & towns

Berrien4.7 km (6 min)
Locmaria-Berrien6.1 km (12 min)
Plouyé8.3 km (16 min)
La Feuillée10.6 km (14 min)
Loqueffret11 km (11 min)
Poullaouen11.2 km (17 min)
Brennilis11.9 km (16 min)
Scrignac13.3 km (19 min)
Collorec14.2 km (24 min)
Kergloff16.3 km (15 min)
Lannédern16.3 km (21 min)
Le Cloître-Saint-Thégonnec16.8 km (21 min)
Plonévez-du-Faou16.8 km (19 min)
Botmeur17 km (18 min)

Things to see and do

Asked on the banks of the lake, Huelgoat, is among one of the most beautiful natural stones and forests in Europe. Tourist mecca, Huelgoat discovered all year round thanks to its rich natural and architectural heritage.

Known for its hiking in the famous Forest of Chaos, Huelgoat is also a village which is open all year many artists who are renowned beyond our borders.

Winter or summer, the weekly market offers an endless variety of local products as well as many organic products.

Typical houses, which often have a large garden overlooking a street to the other in the center town, its alleys in which to stroll before enjoying a pancake on the banks of the lake, make it a place ideal holiday.

Every year many tourists come to seek calm and pleasure of "Nature" walks in this privileged place of Finistère.

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Monuments

Events and festivities

Throughout the year, Huelgoat offers a range of events attracting many visitors.

Photos

Huelgoat
Huelgoat
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Trees of the World in Huelgoat - Overview Magnolias in prairie
Trees of the World in Huelgoat - Overview Magnolias in prairie
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Huelgoat of Rocks
Huelgoat of Rocks
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Hall of portraits of the School of Girls
Hall of portraits of the School of Girls
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Huelgoat of Rocks
Huelgoat of Rocks
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The mill chaos (© JE)
The mill chaos (© JE)
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Rocks d 'Huelgoat
Rocks d 'Huelgoat
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Heritage day in the School of Girls
Heritage day in the School of Girls
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contemporary dance Moral Soul by the Girls' School
contemporary dance Moral Soul by the Girls' School
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Living the Geological Time School Girls
Living the Geological Time School Girls
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confined beds School Girls
confined beds School Girls
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Nono, cartoonist telegram, at the School of Girls
Nono, cartoonist telegram, at the School of Girls
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Living Forest School Girls
Living Forest School Girls
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Salle man and Daughters of the sea School
Salle man and Daughters of the sea School
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Daughters of the School of Geology Salle
Daughters of the School of Geology Salle
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Salle School for Girls Animals
Salle School for Girls Animals
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L author-illustrator René Pétillon draws in public, at the School of Girls
L author-illustrator René Pétillon draws in public, at the School of Girls
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trembling Roche - 137 tonnes (© JE)
trembling Roche - 137 tonnes (© JE)
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trembling Roche (© JE)
trembling Roche (© JE)
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trembling Roche (© JE)
trembling Roche (© JE)
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Le Champignon (© JE)
Le Champignon (© JE)
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Le Champignon (© JE)
Le Champignon (© JE)
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Le Champignon (© JE)
Le Champignon (© JE)
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Le Champignon (© JE)
Le Champignon (© JE)
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Le Champignon (© JE)
Le Champignon (© JE)
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cave (Devil © JE)
cave (Devil © JE)
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the river of chaos (© JE)
the river of chaos (© JE)
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the Lady cleaning (© JE)
the Lady cleaning (© JE)
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natural Tunnel chaos (© JE)
natural Tunnel chaos (© JE)
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natural Tunnel chaos (© JE)
natural Tunnel chaos (© JE)
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Weather

Friday 9 december
Min. 15°C - Max. 15°C
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Saturday 10 december
Min. 14°C - Max. 14°C
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Sunday 11 december
Min. 10°C - Max. 10°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Huelgoat is located in the Regional Natural Park of Brittany, in the Arrée Mountains where are staged the most beautiful landscapes in Britain. The wealth of natural, historical and cultural are matched only by the personality of an authentic territory where every look is a journey.

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Locarn Moors and Corong Gorges
HikeEasy1h00Locarn (24 km)
The Haut Blavet and Faoudel Gorges
Village visitIntermediate7h00Saint-Nicolas-du-Pélem (44 km)
Shooting Range Circuit
Mountain bike itineraryEasy30 minPlouisy (47 km)
Goémoniers Circuit
HikeEasy2h00Plouescat (48 km)
Traouïéro Valley
HikeIntermediate2h30Trégastel (53 km)

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