Discover 19 outstanding sites with their local history, their beautiful architecture, their sacred objects and stunning decors.
4 themed discoveries will help you choose the monuments :
Heritage and monumental sites, Style over the course of time, Sacred art and sacred decors and Meet with the unusual.
Major historic events have dotted the landscape with monumental buildings.
Discover these unique landmarks in Brittany.
Sainte-Anne-d'Auray, a major site of pilgrimage
The most important site of pilgrimage in Brittany, since the XVIIth century. This sanctuary was founded in 1625, with
the discovery of the statue of Saint Anne.
Open daily, 8am - 7pm
Rue de Vannes, 56400 SAINTE-ANNE-D'AURAY
The Champ-des-Martyrs, a place of memory
This is where the Royalist émigrés and Chouans were executed following the Quiberon landing in 1795.
Site accessible all time, the chapel is closed
Toulbadeu, 56400 BREC'H
Saint-Guigner church, last remain of an religious complex
Listed collection of religious goldsmithery, remains of the chapel Notre-Dame des Orties and chapel Saint Adrien nearby.
Open every day, 9am - 18:30pm
Place Notre-Dame des Orties, 56330 PLUVIGNER
Saint-Gildas church and its high tower-bell
Classified as Historical Monuments since
1995, Saint-Gildas Church overlooks the city d'Auray with its remarkable bell tower. Built in the 17th century, it has exceptional furniture, also classified, as its major altarpiece.
Open daily : 8:30am - 6:30pm
7 place Gabriel Deshayes, 56400 AURAY
The chapel of Saint Esprit, remnant of the former commandery
Situated in Auray, this is the last remnant of the former Saint-Esprit commandery. It is now used for exhibitions.
Open from Mondays to Saturdays, 10:30am - 12:30am / 2 - 6pm except Tuesdays.
June 18th to September 18th
Place du Four Mollet, 56400 AURAY
Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance, Classical, Modern... Immerse yourself in 900 years of history and religious architecture by visiting 5 iconic buildings.
The roman art at the chapel Notre-Dame de Pitié
This chapel was built during the XIVth century. Inside, there is a crypt and a listed monumental tombstone.
Open on Tuesdays with volunteers, 2 - 6pm, July 5th to August 30th
Locmaria, 56400 PLOËMEL
The elegant Renaissance style at the chapel Sainte-Avoye
This chapel from the XVIth century is a jewel of the Renaissance period and a listed monument. Inside, you can see a rare polychromatic chancel screen.
Open on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays,
3 - 6pm, July 5th to August 30th
only guided visit
Village de Sainte-Avoye, 56400 PLUNERET
The modernity at the chapel Notre-Dame de la Route
XXth century building by the renowned architect Yves Guillou.
Open daily, 10am - 6pm
Mané-Salut, 56400 BREC'H
The flamboyant Gothic at the chapel La Trinité
A XVth century chapel with timber beams (sablières) and cornices carved with fantasy figures.
Open on Tuesdays with volunteers, 2:30 - 6pm , and every days 9am - 6:30pm, July 5th to August 30th
Rue des trois clochers, 56400 PLUMERGAT
The Classical order and the altarpiece at the chapel Saint-Quirin
A listed chapel from the XVIIth century with a Lavallois altarpiece and a miraculous fountain.
Open on Tuesdays, 2:30 - 6:pm,
July 5th to August 30th and every day 10am - 6pm until September 18th
Saint-Guérin, 56400 BREC'H
The medieval paintings in the chapel Notre-Dame de Locmaria
This chapel was built during the XIIIth century. One can admire the framework and mural paintings among the most ancient in Morbihan.
Open on Fridays, 2-6pm, July 8th to September 16th and for European Heritage Days.
Locmaria-er-Hoët, 56690 LANDÉVANT
The Renaissance stained-glass window in the chapel of Saint-Méen
XVI century building, rare double choir chapel, listed stained glass window. Healing fountain.
Open on Tuesdays 2 - 6 pm, July 5th to August 30th
Lieu dit Saint-Méen, 56400 PLOËMEL
The mural paintings in the chapel Notre-Dame de Recouvrance
XVIth century building, mural paintings from the XVIIth century.
Open on Tuesdays, 2 - 6pm, July 5th to August 30th
Rue de l'église, 56400 PLOËMEL
The stained-glass window and the framework of the chapel Notre-Dame de Gornévec
Rebuilt in the XXth century, with carved timber beams (sablières) a beautiful framework and stained glass windows.
Open daily, 10am - 6:30pm,
July 4th to September 4th + WE & public holiday all year, 10am - 6pm
Gornévec, 56400 PLUMERGAT
Jesse Tree in alabaster at the chapel Notre-Dame des Fleurs
XVI century building. Jesse Tree in alabaster.
Open daily, July 1st to September 18th
From to Saturday, 10:30am - 12pm / 4:30 - 6pm. Sunday and Monday, 4:30 - 6pm
Rue Notre Dame des Fleurs, 56340 Plouharnel
The surprising fusion of two building in-one, Saint-Théleau/Sainte-Marie-Madeleine church
XV century building, is a result of an orchestrated fusion in the XIX century between the old Saint-Madeleine church and the Notre-Dame de Bon Secours chapel.
Open on Fridays with volunteers 2 - 5pm, July 8th to August 26th
Place de l'Église, 56690 LANDAUL
Numerous statues of the
XV century building, reshuffled in the XIX century. Rich in statues. According to tradition, this is saint Goal's last hermitage and where he died.
Open on Thursdays, 3 - 6pm, July 21th to September 8th
Locoal-Camors, 56330 CAMORS
The oak tree of Bé er Sant so called the Saint's grave, Forest of Floranges
A Republican soldier was executed there, a site of devotion ever since. In the Forest of Floranges, access from the carpark and the red gate located on the D779 between Bieuzy-Lanvaux and Camors, second track on the left after the forest house.
Accessible all time,
Download the hiking map here (french)
Fôret de Floranges, 56330 CAMORS
The double chair of the Saint-Fiacre chapel
XVI century building, reshuffled. Rare double chair chapel. Rich in statues.
Open on Fridays with volunteers 2:30 -6pm, July 8th to August 26th
Chapelle Saint-Fiacre, 56330 Pluvigner