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Lanleff - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Côtes-d'Armor

Geographical information

Latitude48.6950379 (N 48° 41’ 42”)
Longitude-3.0458820 (W 3° 2’ 45”)
Surface area2.15 km²
Population111 inhabitants
Density51 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureSaint-Brieuc (37 km, 37 min)
Insee code22108
IntercommunalityCC Paimpol Goëlo

Nearest cities & towns

Yvias3 km (7 min)
Pléhédel3 km (5 min)
Le Faouët3.1 km (6 min)
Tréméven4.8 km (8 min)
Quemper-Guézennec6.1 km (11 min)
Kerfot6.6 km (10 min)
Plourivo7 km (15 min)
Lanloup7.3 km (13 min)
Pludual7.4 km (13 min)
Lannebert7.6 km (11 min)
Saint-Gilles-les-Bois7.7 km (12 min)
Trévérec8.1 km (12 min)

Things to see and do

The wealth of the town: A curious building: Temple Lanleff.

Commonly called "Temple Lanleff", this building with two circular enclosures is one of the oldest monuments of the Middle Ages in Cotes d'Armor and one of the most enigmatic.

Prosper Merimee, as inspector of historic monuments, visited him in 1836 and contributed to its designation as a historic monument.

This building, in Romanesque style consists of a sleek central nave consists of twelve semicircular arches, supported by pillars resting on a solid foundation wall. The stones that constitute them are relatively friable sandstone and a variety of volcanic rock called "spilite".

The outer wall, which remains only a part, has openings designed as deadly.

Most bases of columns and their capitals are adorned with decorations inscribed in stone, most often geometric shapes but there are also human and animal figures. These decorations, very crude and degraded, appear before that we know of 11th and 12th centuries.

This building, which has just been restored under the aegis of historical monuments, the charm and serenity.


Temple Lanleff
Temple Lanleff
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Arches - View from the West
Arches - View from the West
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Detail of a decorative element
Detail of a decorative element
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Part of the ambulatory
Part of the ambulatory
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Kayak in the Bréhatin archipelago
Sports sensations12 € to 35 € Île-de-Bréhat (16.4 km)
Kayak hire on the Pink Granite Coast
Sports sensations12 € to 34 € Trégastel (38 km)
Sea fishing with an instructor/guide
Sports sensations60 € to 160 € Erquy (42 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Routoirs and Mill Path Circuit
HikeIntermediate1h30Plourivo (6.3 km)
Beauport Circuit
HikeEasy2h00Paimpol (8.2 km)
GR 34 - Customs Officers' Path
HikeIntermediate2h30Plouha (8.4 km)
Shooting Range Circuit
Mountain bike itineraryEasy30 minPlouisy (16.8 km)
Ploumanac'h Natural Site
HikeEasy3h00Perros-Guirec (32 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals