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Ploërdut

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Morbihan

Ploërdut - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Morbihan
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The name of the town comes from the combination of "plou", that is to say, "Parish" and "Idult" great Welsh saint.

Ploërdut 'granite flower', has a wealth of architectural and historical importance and great value.

Ploërdut obtained the label of "Common Heritage of rural Britain" in 1990. Indeed, the territory is full of stately homes, grand houses, chapels ... In the village, the town hall, formerly the rectory, manor houses and stone houses fully justify obtaining this label. The massive church of Saint-Pierre is a rare example of Romanesque architecture in Britain.

In the village of Crénénan, the Notre Dame is surrounded by amazing buildings, supposed to be drinking wine cellars.

A Locuon once Ploërdut truce, the Notre-Dame de la Fosse is built in a former career Gallo-Roman whose extracts were used to block the construction of Vorgium (Carhaix).

Closer to home, the story retains the 19th-century public school counted among its teachers a granddaughter of Napoleon. His father, Count Leo, was the son of the Emperor and a servant.

Ploërdut enjoys very diversified landscapes crisscrossed by hiking trails. The town is crossed by numerous rivers such as fish Scorff the EAR ...

Buckwheat crepes, cider and local sausages Guémené sur Scorff are many flavors that compliment the traditional festivals and pardons.

Geographical information

MunicipalityPloërdut
Postcode56160
Latitude48.0873060 (N 48° 5’ 14”)
Longitude-3.2879050 (W 3° 17’ 16”)
AltitudeFrom 114m to 285m
Surface area75.83 km²
Population1242 inhabitants
Density16 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureVannes (94 km, 1h21)
Insee code56163
IntercommunalityCC Roi Morvan Communauté
DepartmentMorbihan
RegionBrittany

Nearest cities & towns

Saint-Tugdual4.4 km (7 min)
Le Croisty6.4 km (7 min)
Lignol6.4 km (11 min)
Langoëlan6.7 km (12 min)
Guémené-sur-Scorff7.6 km (11 min)
Locmalo8.9 km (10 min)
Saint-Caradec-Trégomel10.4 km (11 min)
Priziac10.4 km (11 min)
Plouray11 km (12 min)
Lescouët-Gouarec11.3 km (18 min)
Persquen12.2 km (17 min)
Séglien13.1 km (14 min)
Kernascléden15.1 km (15 min)

Things to see and do

The church of Saint-Pierre.

An interpretation circuit in the village.

The site Locuon: career Gallo-Roman church of Saint-Yon, Notre-Dame de la Fosse, fountain.

Chapel and cellars Crénénan drinks.

Lochrist chapel.

Gardens Kerusten: collection of old roses.

And also:

The chapel of the Trinity.

The Chapel of the Madeleine.

The chapel of Saint-Michel.

The manor Kerservant.

The castle Launay (private, visible only to the road).

Places of interest

Monuments

Events and festivities

The association "A Village in the Middle Ages" offers every first weekend of June Ploërdut transport, its inhabitants and visitors in ancient times:

"A village in the Middle Ages invited moults acrobats and entertainers that will lead you to the boundaries of time. Coming from the south, the troupe will Mortepayes stop in this country. Together with them, you shamelessly try to games of skill, the calligraphy and painting ECU discover the spices, see the making of coats of mail and mounaques. trouyez-Do not face the soldiery, admire their skill with the sling and find your child's eyes face fire-eaters . In matins (10h) at night (20h), swiftly let you lead the faithful Waraok music, and the dancing master branles Gilles Sillé and dancers of the Entrada al. Enjoy the crazy Pies facetious stories, and let yourself be surprised by waders Companions of the moon. Within its stone oven, the bread will boulenguier, then enfournera and you eat it. "

Photos

Locuon (Ploërdut)
Locuon (Ploërdut)
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Ploërdut Mayor
Ploërdut Mayor
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bread oven Ploërdut center of the village
bread oven Ploërdut center of the village
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Launay Castle
Launay Castle
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Notre Dame Crénénan
Notre Dame Crénénan
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Hiking Locuon - going back to the fountain
Hiking Locuon - going back to the fountain
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Launay from Castle Pond
Launay from Castle Pond
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Trinity Chapel in Lochrist
Trinity Chapel in Lochrist
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St. Peter's Church
St. Peter's Church
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St. Michael Chapel
St. Michael Chapel
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wood trim Kermarien lochrist
wood trim Kermarien lochrist
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St. Peter's Church
St. Peter's Church
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Locuon (Ploërdut)
Locuon (Ploërdut)
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Horseback Ploërdut
Horseback Ploërdut
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Weather

Monday 20 november
Min. 5°C - Max. 13°C
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Tuesday 21 november
Min. 9°C - Max. 12°C
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Wednesday 22 november
Min. 11°C - Max. 15°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Bat centre
Culture and education3 € to 7 € Kernascléden (9.2 km)
Step back in time to a Breton farmhouse in 1850
Culture and education5 € to 10 € Quistinic (24 km)
Surf lessons or course on the Guideloise coast
Sports sensations35 € to 140 € Guidel (36 km)
Cruise on a 16 m yacht with skipper
Nature and the great outdoors264 € to 696 € Lorient (40 km)
Visit an artisan pancake house
Local flavoursFreeConcarneau (49 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
The Haut Blavet and Faoudel Gorges
Village visitIntermediate7h00Saint-Nicolas-du-Pélem (27 km)
Locarn Moors and Corong Gorges
HikeEasy1h00Locarn (28 km)
The Tour of the Small Sea of Gâvres
Village visitEasy3h30Port-Louis (41 km)
The Great Megalithic Arc
HikeEasy2h30Erdeven (52 km)
Shooting Range Circuit
Mountain bike itineraryEasy30 minPlouisy (56 km)

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