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.
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.
Gardens Kerusten: collection of old roses.
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).
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. "