Discover 23 outstanding sites with their local history, their beautiful architecture, their sacred objects and stunning decors.
3 New sites to disover !
The Chapel of Saint-Cado
The former priory of Saint Cado
This Romanesque chapel was built on the island of Saint Cado in the 11th century.
It is listed as a Historic Monument. It was an ancient hermitage founded by Cadoc, a monk who came from Wales in the 6th century.
July 3 to September 17
🕙 10 am to 7 pm
The Church of Saint-Goal
A hermitage turned church
In the heart of the Ria d'Étel, high above the Baie de Locoal, stands the church of Saint-Goal, built on the presumed site of its patron saint's hermitage. Transferred in 1037 to the Benedictines of Redon Abbey, the monastery became a priory. A chapel was built in the 11th / 12th century. Over the centuries, the chapel underwent numerous alterations and became the parish church.
The Saint-Goal church in Locoal-Mendon is an architectural and historical landmark that will take you through centuries of history.
Open every Thursday
📆 July 6 to August 31
🕙 9:30am to 12pm
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
The Chapel of the Plas-Kaër
A remarkable collection of statues
This neo-Gothic chapel dates from the 19th century.
Worth a visit are the marine ex-voto statues
as well as its collection of remarkable statues,
including the statue of Notre-Dame-des-Sept-Douleurs.
Open every day of the year
🕙 10 am to 6 pm
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.
Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 10:30am to 12pm / 2pm to 6pm and Sundays from 2pm to 6pm.
Place du Four Mollet, 56400 AURAY
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
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 3th to August 30th (exept 15 of
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 3th to August 30th
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.
Tuesdays (with volunteers) July 11 and 25, August 8 and 22,
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 3rd to August 30th and every day 10am - 6pm until September 17th
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 3rd to September 17th 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 3rd to August 30th
Lieu dit Saint-Méen, 56400 PLOËMEL
The mural paintings in the chapel Notre-Dame de Recouvrance - CLOSED
XVIth century building, mural paintings from the XVIIth century.
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 pm,
July 3rd to September 17th + 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 with volunteers
from July 1st to September 17th
Tuesday to Saturday: 10:30am to 12pm / 4:30pm to 6pm. Sunday and Monday: 4:30 pm to 6 pm
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 July 21 and 28 and August 4 and 11
2pm to 5pm,
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, July 6 and
3pm to 6pm
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,
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 2:30 -6pm, July 3rd to August 30th
Chapelle Saint-Fiacre, 56330 Pluvigner