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.