Theix

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TownTheix
Insee code56251
Postcode56450
Latitude47.6293600
Longitude-2.6497440
AltitudeFrom 2 to 107 meters
Surface47.13 km²
Population6909 inhabitants
Density146 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

Chief townVannes (at 13.9 km, 14 min)Noyalo at 3.1 km
DepartmentMorbihanLa Trinité-Surzur at 5.2 km
RegionBrittanySearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

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.


SIGHTSEEING

  • 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.
  • Chapels theixoises:
  • 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.
Detailed information
MonumentsCastle of the Plessis-Josso,   Chapel Notre-Dame-la-Blanche,   Chapel of Brangolo

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • Market on Sunday morning.
  • Festi'Theix.
  • Fêt'Arts of Gorvello.
  • Christmas Market.
  • Loustics Madness (music festival for young people).
  • Month of the documentary.
  • 24 hours of the game

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Parachute jump in Saint-Malo BaySports sensations245 €Monterblanc (11.9 km)
Sailboat trip in the seaSports sensationsFrom 35 € to 69 €Damgan (13 km)
Catamaran sailing tripSports sensations53 €Arradon (13.7 km)
Kitesurfing lessons on Brittany’s beachesSports sensationsFrom 60 € to 500 €Sarzeau (14.3 km)
Boat trip Morbihan Gulf and the islandsNature and the outdoorsFrom 29 € to 50 €Arradon (14.5 km)

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PHOTOS

Manoir du Plessis JossoManoir du Plessis Josso
 
Notre Dame la BlancheNotre Dame la Blanche
The Loustics, music festival (© Mairie de Theix)The Loustics, music festival (© Mairie de Theix)
  

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WEATHER

Saturday 2 August
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Sunday 3 August
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Monday 4 August
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RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantL'Hortensia  
8.9
Noyalo
At the heart of the pretty village of Noyalo at the entrance of the peninsula Rhuys, the restaurant welcomes you warmly Hortensia in a room with stone walls. The modern decor of blue...
Located 3.2 km from Theix21 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantCampanile Vannes  
7.6
  SPECIAL OFFER
Vannes
On the south coast of Brittany, in the Morbihan, the town of Vannes, ranked City of Art and History, a treasure trove of historical and cultural prime. The walls of Vannes example among...
Located 7.1 km from Theix23 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantCôté Patio  
7.2
Vannes
Located in Brittany, in the department of Morbihan, the Best Western Hotel and Restaurant Vannes Centre welcomes you into its contemporary, refined atmosphere and modern decor. Settle...
Located 9.2 km from Theix25 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
Farm with 4 bedroomsLa Métairie de Bézit    
8
Theix
Close to the Gulf of Morbihan and the beaches of the ocean, you have a choice of four guest rooms in the buildings of the Metairie, quiet with separate entrance, in an area of ​​3300...
Located in TheixFrom 55 € to 65 € the double room 
House with 3 bedroomsMaisonneuve    
9.2
Noyal-Muzillac
Maisonneuve, area of ​​the town of Noyal Muzillac in the countryside invites you to relax and calm. In its wooded and green, its farmhouse character, in his languid sea of ​​greenery...
Located 10.3 km from Theix55 € the double room 
House with 3 bedroomsAu bout du chemin    
8.5
Ambon
The quiet countryside close to the sea. Nichée in a green 16000m², this renovated farmhouse by us meet your needs expatriation and well être. Trois rooms classified 3 ears welcome you:...
Located 11.2 km from TheixFrom 54 € to 60 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Apartment for 4 personsApartment for 4 persons
Séné
Furnished apartment in a house ind floor, 39 m ², c, 2 beds 1 person, a living room sofa bed. bathroom toilet.. Ameg and equipped kitchenette, exp southeast, garden terrace with barbecue....
Located 5.6 km from TheixFrom 280 € to 390 € per week 
House for 5 personsMaisons de Pêcheur et Capitaine   NEW
Séné
Our typical cottages located on the Gulf of Morbihan are ideally placed : at the seaside, in a quiet old fishing village and 10 minutes from the historic center of Vannes. This is a...
Located 6.2 km from TheixFrom 320 € to 650 € per week 
House for 6 personsLa maison du Grand-Bodo  
9.1
  SPECIAL OFFER
Ambon
Located in a peaceful hamlet 2 km from the town of Ambon and 5 km from the beaches, the house was completely renovated in 2011. We have a large living room with kitchen, dining room...
Located 8.3 km from TheixFrom 350 € to 700 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
67 places over 1 haCamping les ajoncs d'or  
Damgan
In southern Brittany, near the Gulf, located 800 m from the beach and near the City Center, Camping ajoncs the gold *** welcomes you in its quiet and relaxing. You will enjoy the friendly...
Located 11.3 km from Theix 
140 places over 14 haCamping du Haras  
Monterblanc
Camping & Spa on the heights vannes and the Gulf of Morbihan. Health heated, heated swimming pools, water slide, trampoline, bouncy castle, multisport... Arrivals of mobilhomes and...
Located 12.7 km from TheixFrom 14 € to 20 € per day 
190 places over 4 haCamping la Plage des Granges    
9.4
Billiers
Family campsite set in the 60s. Peace and quiet are the key words! Fishing, walks along coastal paths landscaped... All the pleasures of the sea within 300 m of the campsite.
Located 17.7 km from TheixFrom 11.70 € to 13.90 € per day 

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HOTELS

Hôtel Inn Design Vannes - Hotel in TheixHôtel Inn Design Vannes     
8.4
Theix
Hôtel Inn Design Vannes features comfortable rooms with free Wi-Fi internet access and is located 2 km from the centre of Vannes. The hotel provides free private parking. You can enjoy...
Located in TheixRoom from 45 €
Brit Hotel La Fleur de Rhuys - Hotel in TheixBrit Hotel La Fleur de Rhuys     
8.8
Theix
Located 9 km from Vannes Train Station, this eco-friendly hotel features solar water heating and a rain water collection system. Traditional cuisine is served in the restaurant and...
Located in TheixRoom from 49 €
La Fontaine - Hotel in TheixLa Fontaine     
8.4
Theix
Hotel La Fontaine is located in the centre of Theix, a small town closed to the sea and is 5 kilometres from Vannes, 50 kilometres from Lorient and 100 kilometres from Nantes. It has...
Located in TheixRoom from 49 €

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Hotel Le Churchill
Just in front of the sea, Le Churchill is nestled right by Carnac beach. It offers comfortable and elegant accommodation, free Wi-Fi and free public parking....
Morbihan
Chambres d'hôtes de charme à 3 km auray
Dans belle longère 18ème près du golfe Morbihan, Carnac, Vannes et Quiberon
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