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The heritage of Plancoët

Hikes & walks in Plancoët

The heritage of Plancoët - Hikes & walks in Plancoët

Let yourself be guided by this reading path that will make you discover the rich heritage of Plancoët. You will be amazed by the maritime heritage, built and architectural details of this beautiful flower town between sea and countryside. Apart from a staircase, the route is passable by pushchair. The origin of the name Plancoët comes from Breton "plaen" flat and "coët" forest but for Marie-Paule Salonne, poet from Plancoët, "plan" would mean Country, ie Plancoët: Country of Wood! Plancoëtin heritage is very rich, and is to put in relation with the Arguenon, river which flows into the sea to the Guildo. Arguenon comes from the Breton Ar Guenon: the white river, because its bed fills each important tide with a white and natural foam. (The proposed circuits are given as an indication and do not take into account the evolution - possible of the ground or the environment.The borrowing of these circuits thus falls under the - individual responsibility of the users, the tourist office is disclaims any liability for the use of topos, and any incidents that may occur on the proposed routes.

Description sheet

Departure municipalityPlancoët
Outing typeHike
Duration55 min
Kilometres1.9 mi
Altitude upon departure5m
Change in altitude37m


Departure from the town of Plancoët, latitude 48.5223296 (N 48 ° 31 '20 "), longitude -2.2355627 (W 2 ° 14' 8")


On this square stood the old church and market halls.

The mill on the left bank molded the wheat. That of the right bank trampled the stuff, then tanned the skins and finally molded the black wheat.

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