Crossed by the expressway, the town of Theix is 5 km from Vannes, Lorient 50 km and 100 km from Nantes. Its easy access, in line with commercial space east of Vannes, is attractive to businesses. Nearly 300 traders, artisans and businesses are divided between the town center and business zones of Atlantheix, Saint-Léonard and Landy. Agriculture is an industry still very important, 36 farms have approximately 2300 hectares of farmland. Near the Morbihan Gulf and the peninsula of Rhuys, Theix is as a city "at a crossroads."
A little history ...
It was not until the 12th century that is beginning to appear in official documents the name of Theix. This, also with different spellings: Theys, Teis and Theix. It is generally accepted as the origin give the Celtic word "Tess" meaning weaver. This is probably due to the reputation acquired early on by the weavers theixois for the quality of their product, this is probably because of the opportunities offered by retting streams sinuant the territory of the municipality.
The castle of Plessis-Josso: fortified Manor of the 14th and 15th centuries. Discover: the walls, the great hall, the ceremonial room, kitchen. The tours of the mansion are possible during the summer season in July and August. The owner holds annual concerts and exhibitions.
The pardons are in Britain, one of the foundations of religious and social life. First, religious festivals, they are traditionally followed by popular festivities: dinner, carnival games and traditional ... Theix kept this tradition that the saint to whom is dedicated the chapel to be honored in this place on a fixed date, usually a Sunday. While for some thirty years of the pardons were followed Theix meals or garden parties, only on Theix, Friends of Brangolo organize even a meal on the occasion of forgiveness.
St Joseph (seventeenth-eighteenth century) church Calzac in March
St Michel (fifteenth-sixteenth century) to Brangolo the last Sunday of July,
The Virgin Mary in the chapel of Notre-Dame la Blanche (XVI) and the cave of Pont-Roz 15 August - St Leonard (fifteenth century, rebuilt in the eighteenth), the last Sunday in August,
St Barbara (seventeenth-eighteenth century) to Moustoir-Lorho, the first Sunday in September,
St Roch in the chapel of Gorvello.
The village of Gorvello: This small village with flowers and lit has the particularity to be on two municipalities: Theix and Sulniac. The architectural heritage of Gorvello worth a look ...
The site for maritime Kerentré: The wedge Kerentré is on the road to Sarzeau (Noyalo before the bridge). Perspective essential to where you can see their eyes glued to binoculars the presence of various species of resident birds and migratory.
Park Brural: The amusement park Brural, built on a natural surface 7 wooded acres, is extended by a large body of fresh water to the limits which the bridge is Noyalo link with the maritime domain. This site offers an exceptional natural environment where wildlife live in harmony. Relaxing atmosphere that invites you to stroll, picnic or fishing.