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Insee code29081
AltitudeFrom 92 to 267 meters
Surface14.87 km²
Population1646 inhabitants
Density110 inhabitants/km²


National labelBerrien at 4.7 km (6 min)
Chief townQuimper (at 61 km, 56 min)Locmaria-Berrien at 6.1 km (12 min)
DepartmentFinistèrePlouyé at 8.3 km (16 min)
RegionBrittanySearch another town


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Trees of the World in Huelgoat : Location iconic Mountains Arre, the World for its rich botanical collection and trees at the project center to discover the diversity and importance in nature.

The School for Girls : Built in 1910, the School of the Daughters looks like a castle overlooking the forest Huelgoat. This elementary school girls hosted in its nearly 400 boarding students. Over time, reduce its activity until final closure in 2002. In 2009, the School of the Daughters resumes his life and becomes an exceptional place turned into an art space where different artistic currents intersect, where confront the history and the present. The uniqueness of this place also lies in the quality of its reception : 15 mediators, students of art history, communication, in arts, culture and heritage, offer the public keys of introduction to the reading of works in the pleasure of sharing.

In 2009, ' Ko contemporary art ' also born in the former nursery school, just a little further, at the end of the impasse, this unusual place, is located on the hills of the village overlooking the first foliage of the mythical forest Huelgoat, setting enigmatic chaos of rocks. The 300 m² exhibition will enable you to discover works whose originality and relevance spark your interest. Being accompanied by a cultural mediator will be proposed during your visit.

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Information pointsTourist Office of Huelgoat
Leisure centresArboretum Les Arbres du Monde
MonumentsChapel Notre-Dame-des-Cieux,   Church Saint-Yves


Summer exhibitions of art at the School of Girls, from late June to September, every day from 11h to 19h. Restaurant on site during opening hours.

Since 2009, ' Ko Contemporary Art ' exhibition from May to October, every day from 14h to 19h.


Trees of the World Huelgoat - Overview on the prairie MagnoliasTrees of the World Huelgoat - Overview on the prairie Magnolias
Rocks of HuelgoatRocks of Huelgoat
Rocks of HuelgoatRocks of Huelgoat
Rocks of HuelgoatRocks of Huelgoat
Hall of the School of GirlsHall of the School of Girls
The Heritage Day in the School GirlsThe Heritage Day in the School Girls
Contemporary Moral Soul Dance by the Girls 'SchoolContemporary Moral Soul Dance by the Girls 'School
Room Geologic Time School GirlsRoom Geologic Time School Girls
The beds enclosed School GirlsThe beds enclosed School Girls
Nono, cartoonist Telegram, the Girls' SchoolNono, cartoonist Telegram, the Girls' School
Living Forest School GirlsLiving Forest School Girls
Bathroom Man and the Sea Girls' SchoolBathroom Man and the Sea Girls' School
Dining Geology School GirlsDining Geology School Girls
Bathroom Pet School GirlsBathroom Pet School Girls
The author-illustrator René Pétillon draws public at the Girls' SchoolThe author-illustrator René Pétillon draws public at the Girls' School
Rock trembling - 137 tonnes (© JE)Rock trembling - 137 tonnes (© JE)
trembling Roche (© JE)trembling Roche (© JE)
trembling Roche (© JE)trembling Roche (© JE)
Le Champignon (© JE)Le Champignon (© JE)
Le Champignon (© JE)Le Champignon (© JE)
Le Champignon (© I)Le Champignon (© I)
The Mushroom (© JE)The Mushroom (© JE)
Le Champignon (© JE)Le Champignon (© JE)
Cave Devil (© JE)Cave Devil (© JE)
The River of Chaos (© JE)The River of Chaos (© JE)
The cleaning of the Virgin (© JE)The cleaning of the Virgin (© JE)
The mill chaos ( © JE)The mill chaos ( © JE)
Tunnel under natural chaos (© JE)Tunnel under natural chaos (© JE)
Tunnel under natural chaos (© JE)Tunnel under natural chaos (© JE)



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Monday 26 January
Min. 10°C - Max. 12°C
Tuesday 27 January
Min. 10°C - Max. 11°C
Wednesday 28 January
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French cuisine restaurantAuberge du Poher
If you are visiting the Finistère, treat yourself to a gourmet break in the Auberge du Poher Motreff. Discover the rustic interior and pretty and enjoy the warm welcome by your hosts!...
Located 17.3 km from Huelgoat38 € per person 

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House with 4 bedroomsLa Mare aux Fées    
La Mare aux Fees has 4 bedrooms and is located Huelgoat, a small historic village of Finistere in Brittany.
Located in HuelgoatFrom 45 € to 55 € the double room 
House with 3 bedroomsLes chambres de l'Aulne    
Silvia welcomes you in her house in central Finistere, Landeleau, very close to the regional park of Armorica. The three bedrooms have en suite bathroom. A hearty breakfast will set...
Located 15.5 km from Huelgoat50 € the double room 
House with 2 bedroomsTion    
Traditional Breton house on 4 acres in the countryside, we are located Plourac'h, a small village between Carhaix and Callac. We have 2 private suites. On the ground floor, 2 bedrooms...
Located 15.7 km from Huelgoat60 € the double room 

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House for 5 personsGîte '' roz an eol ''  
At the heart of the Monts d'Arrée, this charming house is situated in a quiet hamlet and relaxing in the countryside. This stone house has been completely renovated, all comfort. Fireplace...
Located in HuelgoatFrom 290 € to 460 € per week 
House for 5 personsGîte Ty Moris  
Le Cloître-Saint-Thégonnec
Very warm in our small cottage / house stone for max 5persons a baby in a quiet village in the Cloister Saint Thégonnec (common Armorica Regional Nature Park of the Monts d'Arrée) 10...
Located 12.1 km from HuelgoatFrom 200 € to 460 € per week 
House for 5 personsGîte nature dans un moulin  
In the park Armorica, between the Bay of Morlaix and rocky ridges of mountains Arrées, Queffleuth Valley is home to the mill and the miller's house renovated cottage. It keeps a landscape...
Located 14.5 km from HuelgoatFrom 280 € to 605 € per week 

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84 places over 5 haLa Rivière d'Argent    
We are located in the Monts d'Arrée 3 km from the park Huelgoat Regional Armorica. Ideally situated for visiting the UK, our region will delight lovers of nature and historical sites....
Located in HuelgoatFrom 13.10 € to 17 € per day 

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Hôtel du Lac - Hotel in HuelgoatHôtel du Lac     
Hôtel du Lac is located in Huelgoat, just 18 km from Carhaix-Plouguer in the Brittany region. The hotel offers free Wi-Fi internet access and guests are invited to relax on the terrace....
Located in HuelgoatRoom from 60 €
Les Roulottes des Korrigans - Hotel in HuelgoatLes Roulottes des Korrigans    
Les Roulottes des Korrigans is 200 metres from the centre of Brasparts, between Quimper and Morlaix. It offers furnished wooden caravans in a large park and a wellness centre with a...
Located 17 km from HuelgoatRoom from 69 €
Auberge Saint Thegonnec - Hotel in HuelgoatAuberge Saint Thegonnec     
The hotel is ideally situated in the heart of Brittany, in the village of Saint Thégonnec near many of the cultural sites of the city. Auberge Saint Thegonnec offers comfortable and...
Located 23 km from HuelgoatRoom from 78 €

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Hôtel Vauban
This hotel is located in the centre of Brest a 5-minute walk from the train station. It offers en suite rooms, a restaurant and a 24-hour reception desk....
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Appart’City Brest Place de Strasbourg is located a 4-minute walk to the Place de Strasbourg in Brest. It offers self-catering...
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