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Plescop

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Morbihan

Plescop - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Morbihan
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Municipality of Morbihan, Plescop takes place just a few kilometers from Vannes, not far from Ploeren, Locmaria-Grand-Champ and Sainte-Anne-d'Auray.

City full of charm and dynamic, Plescop once hosted the residence of the Bishop of Vannes. Always close to its traditions and its Breton roots, the town attracts visitors passing through its architectural heritage but also by its proximity to some of the most beautiful tourist sites in the region.

Lovers of outdoor life will appreciate the landscapes to discover and the calm of the city.

Geographical information

MunicipalityPlescop
Postcode56890
Tourism label
Latitude47.6976480 (N 47° 41’ 52”)
Longitude-2.8058940 (W 2° 48’ 21”)
AltitudeFrom 17m to 67m
Surface area23.35 km²
Population5823 inhabitants
Density249 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureVannes (5.1 mi, 14 min)
Insee code56158
IntercommunalityCA Golfe du Morbihan - Vannes Agglomération
DepartmentMorbihan
RegionBrittany

Nearest cities & towns

Meucon2.9 mi (9 min)
Saint-Avé3.9 mi (11 min)
Vannes4.3 mi (12 min)
Grand-Champ4.8 mi (8 min)
Ploeren4.9 mi (12 min)
Arradon6.5 mi (15 min)
Locmaria-Grand-Champ6.8 mi (11 min)
Locqueltas7.3 mi (12 min)
Sainte-Anne-d'Auray7.3 mi (14 min)
Plumergat7.7 mi (15 min)
Séné8.1 mi (20 min)
Monterblanc8.2 mi (16 min)
Plaudren9.6 mi (17 min)
Plougoumelen9.8 mi (16 min)

Things to see and do

Listed as a Historical Monument, the Notre-Dame de Lézurgan chapel was built in the 15th century in a semi-flamboyant mid-radiant Gothic style. It still has a frame in the form of inverted hull.

While strolling in Plescop, you will also be able to discover the Saint-Hamon chapel of the mid-15th century, the cross of the rising sun of the Middle Ages, or even the fountain Saint-Simon.

Built between the sixteenth and seventeenth century, the church of Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens has altarpieces and a beautiful Pietà.

Remains of the prehistoric occupation of Plescop, the dolmen du palastre is an essential tourist site of the town.

Places of interest

Monuments

Events and festivities

The farmers' market is held every Friday at the end of the afternoon.

Every year in mid-February, Plescop hosts the Waroch Wheel Trophy with traditional music encounters.

At the end of August, the town offers its evening Jazz outdoors, a great musical event completely free.

A Christmas market is also organized at the end of the year, in December.

Deckchairs in Plescop: Sea songs & Anglosaxon music
Plescop Loungers: Apero-Jazz With Layonz
15th Jazz in Plescop

Photos

Chapel of Gusquel
Chapel of Gusquel
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Chapel of St Hamon
Chapel of St Hamon
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The town hall
The town hall
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The village
The village
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The Church of St. Peter
The Church of St. Peter
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The monument to the dead
The monument to the dead
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The village
The village
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The village
The village
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The village
The village
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The village
The village
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The village
The village
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The Church of St. Peter
The Church of St. Peter
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The Church of St. Peter
The Church of St. Peter
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Weather

Monday 17 july
Min. 13°C - Max. 24°C
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Tuesday 18 july
Min. 14°C - Max. 23°C
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Wednesday 19 july
Min. 13°C - Max. 20°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Cruise in the Gulf of Morbihan
Nature and the great outdoors17 € Vannes (4.6 mi)
Sea trip in the Morbihan Gulf and islands
Nature and the great outdoors29 € to 50 € Arradon (5.7 mi)
Little tourist train, with guided tour
Culture and education7 € Carnac (14.9 mi)
Tasting at a Breton biscuit factory
Local flavoursFreeBelz (16.4 mi)
Surfing, paddleboarding or sea wading lessons
Sports sensations40 € to 105 € Saint-Pierre-Quiberon (20 mi)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Circuit of Moulins, Saint Avé
HikeIntermediate2h45Saint-Avé (3.6 mi)
Grand-Champ, velopromenade n ° 3
All-terrain bike itineraryIntermediate1h20Grand-Champ (4.5 mi)
Circuit of the Condat Valley, Saint Nolff
HikeIntermediate3h30Saint-Nolff (7.2 mi)
Old Bono bridge - Port of Saint-Goustan
HikeEasy3h00Bono (7.4 mi)
Bizole Circuit, Treffléan
HikeEasy1h35Treffléan (7.6 mi)

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Bed & breakfasts

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Campsites

Hotels

Your holidays
A hotel
A vacation rental
A bed & breakfast
A campsite
A leisure activity
A restaurant
A rental car
A plane ticket
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