Charm and harmony define this Little City of Character. Flower city with a preserved natural heritage and architectural treasures, Josselin lives to the rhythm of its cultural and sporting events.
Milestone on the road of the Dukes of Brittany, Josselin was founded in the 11th century by Viscount Porhoet. Today, according to wander its narrow streets and discover its many houses with wood sides immerse you in history, as written in the beautiful stone of the Basilica of Our Lady of Bramble, a high-places of pilgrimage in Britain. The Chateau des Ducs de Rohan rears its imposing medieval facade above the Ust channeled.
Josselin currently 2458 people and wants to associate a certain sweetness of life and a real momentum with its business and craft industries, its weekly market, its parks, its water stopped, his journey of discovery of heritage, hiking trails , festivals and exhibitions.
Many events punctuate life josselinaise. The cultural center hosts dance, theater, music and lectures during the winter season. A dynamic power of associations (70 associations) produces cultural events and various sports. During the summer, Josselin is bustling with outdoor performances: the Festiv'été free every Wednesday evening, but also exhibitions, concerts in the Basilica and Sacred Music Festival each summer.
The city has schools well equipped, efficient and diversified primary vocational school. A leisure center, governed by the Community of Communes, offers entertainment for children every Wednesday and during school holidays.
The city also boasts a health center with several health professionals, a local hospital, a home for elderly housing and emergency services.
Basilica of Our Lady of Bramble and its bell tower (free access of April to November ).