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Huelgoat

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Finistère

Huelgoat - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Finistère
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Geographical information

MunicipalityHuelgoat
Postcode29690
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Latitude48.3647250 (N 48° 21’ 53”)
Longitude-3.7456460 (W 3° 44’ 44”)
AltitudeFrom 92m to 267m
Surface area14.87 km²
Population1646 inhabitants
Density110 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

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.

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Monuments

Events and festivities

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.

Photos

Huelgoat
Huelgoat
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Trees of the World Huelgoat - Overview on the prairie Magnolias
Trees of the World Huelgoat - Overview on the prairie Magnolias
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Rocks of Huelgoat
Rocks of Huelgoat
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Rocks of Huelgoat
Rocks of Huelgoat
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Rocks of Huelgoat
Rocks of Huelgoat
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Hall of the School of Girls
Hall of the School of Girls
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The Heritage Day in the School Girls
The Heritage Day in the School Girls
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Contemporary Moral Soul Dance by the Girls 'School
Contemporary Moral Soul Dance by the Girls 'School
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Room Geologic Time School Girls
Room Geologic Time School Girls
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The beds enclosed School Girls
The beds enclosed School Girls
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Nono, cartoonist Telegram, the Girls' School
Nono, cartoonist Telegram, the Girls' School
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Living Forest School Girls
Living Forest School Girls
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Bathroom Man and the Sea Girls' School
Bathroom Man and the Sea Girls' School
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Dining Geology School Girls
Dining Geology School Girls
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Bathroom Pet School Girls
Bathroom Pet School Girls
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The author-illustrator René Pétillon draws public at the Girls' School
The author-illustrator René Pétillon draws public at the Girls' School
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Rock trembling - 137 tonnes (© JE)
Rock trembling - 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 (© I)
Le Champignon (© I)
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The Mushroom (© JE)
The Mushroom (© 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 cleaning of the Virgin (© JE)
The cleaning of the Virgin (© JE)
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The mill chaos ( © JE)
The mill chaos ( © JE)
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Tunnel under natural chaos (© JE)
Tunnel under natural chaos (© JE)
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Tunnel under natural chaos (© JE)
Tunnel under natural chaos (© JE)
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Weather

Monday 30 march
Min. 11°C - Max. 11°C
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Tuesday 31 march
Min. 10°C - Max. 11°C
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Wednesday 1 april
Min. 10°C - Max. 11°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

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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