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

History Pléven:

Pléven comes from the Breton "ploe" (parish) and St. Even Goarec who was born in the early sixth century, and the wise Guindaff Affelle. It was the little son of Prince and Emyr parent of St. Germain of Auxerre.

Pléven is a former parish primitive. Olivier de Pleuhen is cited in a 1214 agreement between the Duke of Brittany, Pierre de Dreux Mauclerc and Olivier Tournemine in which the Duke acknowledges it possession of the parishes of Pléhérel of Landébia and forest Lanmeur. In 1220, another charter, it is about the road to Maupertuis, from the village of the town of Trégomar Plueen. In his will of 1264, Jeffrey (or Geffroy) Tournemine made bequests to Roland of Pleven and the parish of Pleven.

Parish Pléven dependent under the old regime, Saint-Brieuc. The ancient parish was Pléven subdelegation Jugon Lamballe and spring. At the time of the Revolution, the Comte de Rieux was the lord. The cure was the alternative. Pléven elects its first municipality in 1790. The commune's territory is increased Landébia who is distracted in 1829. Parish Pléven is removed in 1792 and restored in 1803. By decree of 18 August 1845 Parish Landébia was erected, whose territory is used to that Pléven.

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude48.4889910 (N 48° 29’ 20”)
Longitude-2.3189750 (W 2° 19’ 8”)
AltitudeFrom 7m to 107m
Surface area9.73 km²
Population592 inhabitants
Density60 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureSaint-Brieuc (24 mi, 38 min)
Insee code22200
IntercommunalityCA Dinan Agglomération

Nearest cities & towns

Plorec-sur-Arguenon1.7 mi (5 min)
Landébia2.1 mi (7 min)
Bourseul3.8 mi (10 min)
Pluduno4.3 mi (10 min)
Saint-Méloir-des-Bois5 mi (13 min)
Plédéliac5.1 mi (12 min)
Plancoët5.5 mi (11 min)
Saint-Denoual5.7 mi (13 min)
Ruca6.3 mi (14 min)
Quintenic6.5 mi (16 min)
Saint-Rieul6.5 mi (16 min)
Saint-Michel-de-Plélan7.1 mi (18 min)
Saint-Pôtan7.2 mi (15 min)
Plélan-le-Petit7.3 mi (19 min)

Things to see and do

Pléven has:

A feudal mound located in the towns Heuss. Presumably this fortress which defended the passage of Arguenon is abandoned for more modern defensive structure, the castle of Hunaudaye.

A manor house: the manor Vaumadeuc current seems to be the first reconstruction of a mansion built at the initiative of a sire's Guémadeuc shortly before 1440. The 15th century manor house in very good condition for 50 years running in high-end hotel and has received numerous personalities, Brigitte Bardot, Leon Zitrone, Georges Pompidou, Jean-Louis Aubert, Alain Decaux and many others.

Places of interest



Facade of the mansion to Vaumadeuc Pléven
Facade of the mansion to Vaumadeuc Pléven
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Colombier's mansion Vaumadeuc
Colombier's mansion Vaumadeuc
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Saturday 27 may
Min. 11°C - Max. 16°C
Sunday 28 may
Min. 10°C - Max. 15°C
Monday 29 may
Min. 9°C - Max. 19°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Relaxation in a massage lounge
Well-being30 € to 129 € Lamballe-Armor (9 mi)
Sea fishing with an instructor/guide
Sports sensations60 € to 160 € Erquy (12.3 mi)
Discovery trip to Erquy cape
Sports sensations30 € Erquy (12.4 mi)
Visit to a biscuit, caramel and jam factory
Local flavoursFreeYffiniac (16.4 mi)
Segway ride to explore Saint-Malo in a different way
Sports sensations29 € to 45 € Saint-Malo (18.6 mi)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Pléven going back in time
The heritage of Plancoët
HikeEasy55 minPlancoët (4.5 mi)
In Chateaubriand's footsteps in Plancoët (grand tour)
HikeIntermediate2h30Plancoët (4.8 mi)
Trégomar - In search of history
HikeIntermediate3h50Lamballe-Armor (5.3 mi)
Country Invitation
HikeEasy1h50Saint-Rieul (5.5 mi)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals



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