monuments and curiosities

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Saint-Cast-le Guildo

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Chapelle Sainte-Blanche

Saint-Cast-le-Guildo

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Chapelle Sainte-Blanche

Saint-Cast-le-Guildo

Chapel completed in 1920. Sainte Blanche was once invoked to relieve eczema for children, but also to protect endangered sailors during storms.

 
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Colonne commémorative de la

Saint-Cast-le-Guildo

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Colonne commémorative de la bataille de Saint-Cast

Saint-Cast-le-Guildo

18-meter granite column, topped by a sculpture representing a greyhound bringing down a leopard. The first stone of this column was laid on July 17 1858, and the inauguration took place on September 11, for the hundredth anniversary of the Battle of Saint-Cast by Napoleon the …

 
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Eglise de Saint-Cast le Guildo

Saint-Cast-le-Guildo

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Eglise de Saint-Cast le Guildo

Saint-Cast-le-Guildo

The former church, which used to be outdated and dilapidated, was demolished in 1913. The current granite church, whose first stone was blessed on July 4, 1897, was completed on December 3, 1899 but was only consecrated on August 21, 1932. The window of the North transept shows …

 
Le Monument de la frégate Laplace

Le Monument de la frégate

Saint-Cast-le-Guildo

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Le Monument de la frégate Laplace

Saint-Cast-le-Guildo

The monument of the frigate Laplace Bay of Fresnaye - Beach of La Mare On September 16, 1950, the meteorological frigate "Laplace" exploded on a mine in the Bay of Fresnaye, killing 51 sailors. A memorial to the victims was erected next to the Plage de la Mare in 1952. The …

 
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Le Moulin d'Anne

Saint-Cast-le-Guildo

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Le Moulin d'Anne

Saint-Cast-le-Guildo

This mill was one of the observation posts of the Duke d'Aiguillon during the battle of Saint-Cast in 1758. It owes its fame to the Attorney General of the Parliament of Rennes (La Chalotais): "If our General was not generally covered with glory, at least it was covered with …

 
Le Port du Guildo

Le Port du Guildo

Saint-Cast-le-Guildo

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Le Port du Guildo

Saint-Cast-le-Guildo

Initially, the port of Le Guildo was a dual port (seaport and river port). The building of roads, thanks to the moderate height of the banks, facilitated the development of trade. Exchange increased naturally with the closest ports, especially Saint-Malo. Wheat, wood and canvas …

 
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Naviguez à bord d'un

Saint-Cast-le-Guildo

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Naviguez à bord d'un voilier traditionnel : Le Dragous

Saint-Cast-le-Guildo

The 'Dragous Jaguen' (pronounced Dragou Jagouin) does not look like other boats, with its chunky lines and imposing sails. Exceptionally wide (almost half the length of its hull), high freeboard and heavy for its size, it appears impressively powerful for a boat of this scale. …

 
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Oratoire

Saint-Cast-le-Guildo

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Oratoire Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde

Saint-Cast-le-Guildo

The oratory of Notre-Dame de la Garde Tip of la Garde The oratory was built in accordance with the wishes of the population, after the bombing of Saint-Cast during the battles of the Liberation. It was blessed in 1946. It is surmounted by a 3-metre high granite statue …

 

Le Cimetière des Braves

Saint-Cast-le-Guildo

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Le Cimetière des Braves

Saint-Cast-le-Guildo

Cemetery where the veterans of the Saint-Cast battle (1758) rest in peace.

 

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Château de la Hunaudaye

Plédéliac

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Château de la Hunaudaye

Plédéliac

13th and 15th century fortress partly destroyed during the Revolution: water-filled moats, drawbridge, arrow slits, etc. Guided tours in French. Tours in French sign language all year round on request. Exhibition: 'Fashion in the Late Middle Ages, a Tactile Exhibition' from May …

 
Château du Fort la Latte

Château du Fort la Latte

Plévenon

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Château du Fort la Latte

Plévenon

Overlooking the sea, fortress (14th - 17th centuries), jewel of Vauban's military architecture and backdrop for numerous films. Exceptional site with panoramic views. Open from April to 13 November (see calendar), and out of season during the school holidays, Saturdays, …

 
Ecomusée de la Ferme d’Antan

Ecomusée de la Ferme

Plédéliac

Open 04/10/2018 to 04/30/2018 Open 05/01/2018 to 05/13/2018 Open 05/14/2018 to 05/31/2018 Open 06/01/2018 to 06/30/2018 Open 07/01/2018 to 08/31/2018 Open 09/01/2018 to 09/16/2018 Open 10/23/2018 to 11/03/2018

 
 
 

Ecomusée de la Ferme d’Antan

Plédéliac

A testimonial to the traditions of the rural worl family life on the farm in the 1920s. Guided tours, activities. 2012 exhibition: Footwear and head-dresses. Presentation of early 20th century farmers' clothes and related trades.

 
Haras national de Lamballe

Haras national de Lamballe

Lamballe

Open 01/02/2018 to 12/31/2018 Open 04/01/2018 to 06/30/2018 Open 07/01/2018 to 09/14/2018

 
 
 

Haras national de Lamballe

Lamballe

Up until the mid-20th century, the 12 stables had housed nearly 400 national studs. Now managed and coordinated under an intergovernmental initiative, this heritage site and 14-hectare equestrian park, the Haras Nationaux, is now at the heart of innovative regional …

 
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Les Jardins de Ker Louis

Plévenon

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Les Jardins de Ker Louis

Plévenon

A wealth of botanical varieties and numerous settings with distant views in this English style garden. Open May and June, Sunday afternoons from 14.30 to 18.30.