Day Trips: Cotes d'Armor (22)

La Tour de lHorloge
Open from 1st April until 30th September visit the Belfry for a view of Dinan Town and Rance Valley.
Parcours Aventure
Situated at Crech ar Beg, Pleumeur Bodou (22). Open April to November from 10:00 - 19:00 and July and August from 09:30 - 20:00, September 14:00 - 19:30. Includes climbing ropes high in the trees - min age 6 years.
Moulin de Buglais
Situated at Rue du Moulin, Lancieux (22). Restored windmill in working order, open from 10:00 -12:00 and 14:00 -17:00 on Saturdays and Sundays.
La Maison de la Baie
Nature reserve organising walks, courses and exhibitions based on the wildlife and fauna of the area. Situated at Site de lEtoile, Hillion (22).
Eglise Saint-Gall
Situated at bourg, Langast (22). Guided visits available on Saturdays from 15:00 -18:00 and Sundays from 15:00 -19:00.
Musee Regional des Metiers
Set in an old tannery, you can learn about 20th-Century crafts and trades through workshops, themed exhibitions, activities and meetings with craftsmen eg clog makers, blacksmiths, weavers and printers at 1 rue du Moulin.
Hotel de Ville
The town hall (1699) housed in the old hospital, was formerly an Augustinian monastery. The cloisters, great staircase and the Italian-style chapel (1709) may be visited. In high season temporary exhibitions are housed. Situated in Guingamp (22).
Eglise - Lanloup
Built in the 14th and 15th Century. Suitable for disabled people. Open Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 -12:00 and 14:00 - 18:00. (22).
Eglise de Brelevenez
Situated at place de Brelevenez, Lannion. This Church was built by the Templars in the 12th century and remodelled in the Gothic period. The bell tower is crowned by a granite spire and dates from the 15th century. Open Sat and Sun:14:00 -18:00.
Les Forges des Salles
Iron village in the heart of the Quenecan forest: active ironmongers in the 18th and 19thC, the "industrial village" is well preserved. Near Perret.
Musée Régional des Métiers
Discover work skills from the last century at this former tannery. Guided tour, exhibitions and demonstrations. At 1,rue du Moulin, La Cheze. May/June/September from 14:00 to 18:00, except Saturday. July/August from 10:00 to 12:00 and 14:00 to 18:00.
Karting du Leff
Outdoor circuit 820m long and 8m wide. Driver training and proper Honda 8CV karts for adults. Group bookings possible. Alcohol free bar and viewing terrace. Booking recomended. At Kerlabo, Cohiniac (22).
Chateau de la Roche Jagu
Situated at Ploezal (22). Various exhibitions both permanent and temporary as well as the Chateau itself. Open Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 -12:00 and 14:00 -18:00.
Discover Treguier
Treguier, former episcopal town and home to Saint-Yves and the writer Renan, offers examples of historic architecture. Its cathedral with 3 Roman and Gothic towers, 15th century cloister and old streets with half-timbered houses.
This establishment brews its beers and whiskeys according to its own recipes and offers tastings, shop and tour of brewery. Located at Buhulien, Route de Guingamp, Lannion (22).
Chateau de Bogard
17th century Chateau with grounds to visit situated at Quessoy (22). Suitable for disabled people.
Abbaye Maritime De Beauport
Founded by Count Alain of Goelo in 1202. For 6 centuries, the Canons of Beauport constructed this Abbey, showing architecture both elegant and functional with gardens of roses, fig trees and apple orchards. Open Sat. and Sun. from 10:00 - 18:30. (22).
Canoe Club du Lie
The canoeing centre is open from September to June on Wednesday and Saturday afternoons; booking required for trips up the river and introductory sessions. During July and August the centre is open every day for trips up the river, individual and groups
Didtillerie Warengham
Breton whiskey distillery. Open from mid-June to the end of August, Mondays from 15:00 - 18:00, Tuesdays to Fridays 10:00 - 12:00 and 15:00 - 18:00. Free entry; guided tours only. Situated at route de Guingamp, Lannion (22).
Les Aquatides
Water park with giant toboggan, water slides, diving pool, paddling pool, Jacuzzis, saunas and more.At les Livaudieres, Loudeac.
Musee des Arts et des Traditions Populaire
Museum showing the history of he regional life of Cancale: fishing, clothing, homes shown with models and audio-visual demonstrations. At Cancale.
Croisieres Chateaubriand
Cruise with commentary along the Rance. All year round.
La Briqueterie
Based at rue de la Briqueterie, Les Greves, Langueux (22). This exhibition is dedicated to the activities of the people of the Bay of St Brieuc, including fishermen and market gardeners. There is a reconstructed railway wagon and engine. open all yea
la Chapelle Notre Dame de Pitie
Built in 1669, includes temporary exhibitions, concerts throughout the year. Situated at Kernabat, Boqueho (22).
Chapelle Saint-Lubin (Kergrist-Moëlou)
On the church square stands a Calvary (1578) with around 100 figures in Kersanton granite, which became damaged during the French Revolution and replaced haphazardly. The chapel has a twin transept and stained glass windows. Based at Kergrist Moelo (22
La Grande Maison, nr. Carhaix
Strawberries (June-July), raspberries(July-Oct). PYO or ready picked. Visit or phone for more details and availability. Also large selection perennial, annual and herb plants.
La Cotes dArmorienne
Oyster farm where you can see and learn about the breeding and preparation of oysters for the table. Situated at Chemin des Roquettes (near the coast north-east of Broons), Asnelles-Meuvaines (22).
Musée du Costume
Costume Museum displaying a traditional house of Goëlo-Trégor. At rue Raymond Pellier, Paimpol. Open from 01/07 to 31/08, every day from 10:30 to 12:50 and 14:30 to 18:00.
Chapelle des Ursulines
Ursulines Chapel (XVlllth century) houses tempory exhibitions in a spectacular setting all year round. Based at 5 Place des Patriotes. Free entrance.
Piscine Goelys
Set just 2 minutes from the beach this complex features a 65m slide, a whirl pool, upstream swimming, paddling pool, sauna, hammam and solarium, play area and 20m water slide. Based at Rue Pierre de Coubertin (22).
Brasserie de Launay
Brewery situated at gare de Moncontour, Plemy (22). Breton beer, tastings, shop and tour of brewery.
Le Chateau de Dinan
The Donjon houses the museum of Dinan. Open throughout the year except January.
Chapelle de Kerfons
This Chapel is an old Calvery built in the 15th and 16th century, it also contains a late 15th century carved rood screen and fragments of old stained glass remain in the windows of the chancel and north transept. Situated in Ploubezre (22).
Chateau de Couellan
Numerous buildings from XVe, XVIIe and XVIII. Gardens; topiaries, numerous rhododendrons, old roses etc. Situated at the crossroads of the RN 12 and D 766, Caulnes following direction to Guitte parking. Open all year from 14:00 - 20:00.
La Briqueterie
Based at rue de la Briqueterie, Les Greves this exhibition is dedicated to the activities of the people of the Bay of St Brieuc, including fishermen and market gardeners. There is a reconstructed railway wagon and engine.
Brasserie Artisanale du Tregor
Situated at zone artisanale Kerfolic, Minihy-Treguier (22). Breton beer, tastings, shop and tour of brewery.
Brasserie Touken
Breton beer, tastings, shop and tour of brewery. Located at Z.A. de Kernevez, Minihy-Treguier (22).
Manoir de la GrandCour a Taden
Open all year round a 14th century monument situated in Taden (22).
Abbaye de Koad - Malouen
Situated at 2 abbaye de Koad-Malouen (22). Cistercian abbey founded in 1143/44. Traces of the 18th century: abbey church, facade west of the building of the monks, buildings of the common people. Accessible to diasabled people. Open weekends only.
Fort La Latte
Castle La Latte, Frehel (22) remains a fortified castle. The XIVth century defence system is still in place : curtains, towers, drawbridges and dungeon have travelled down the ages. Open all year round
Le Grand Lejon - Bateau
Presentation of an 18th century boat and maritime activites from that era. Open saturday and Sunday from 10:30-17:00 at Quai Gabriel Peri, Le Legue, Plerin (22).
Les Forges Des Salles - Le Thabor
Gardens and terraces alongside the 18th and 19th century houses. Open Saturdays and Sundays from 14:00 - 18:00. Based at Perret (22).
Chapelle Notre-Dame de la Croix
This Chapel was built during the 16th century. Open on Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 - 18:00. Situated at Le Bourg, Plelauff (22).
Notre-Dame de la cour
Based at Lantic (22). Guided commentary by Mathieu Venuat on this Gothic Chapel. Open on Saturdays and Sundays from 09:00 - 18:00. Free admission.
Cider Museum
At Pleudihen Sur Rance visit the museum which houses cider-making equipment and general information. Includes tasting (22).
Shooting Club Plumieux (22)
Eurotir 22 is an association formed by both French and English people who share an interest in all forms of target shooting. The club is based just outside Plumieux and features a 100m rifle range, incorporating a 25m pistol and 50m firing points.
Eglise de Ploumilliau
Based at Ploumilliau (22). This 17th century church contains 13 wooden panels, carved and polychrome illustrating scenes from the life of Christ - Last Supper, the Passion and the Resurrection. Also a portrayal of Ankou often mentioned in Breton legend
Maison de la harpe a Dinan:The Celtic Harp Past and Present
Learn all you need to know about the Celtic harp. Exhibitions, events, lectures, concerts and educational activities both past and present. Based at 6 rue de lHorloge (22).
Parc de la Moglais
The Park of the Moglais is walled, there is a slope heading for the Gouessant and Lamballe. It is structured by avenues of cut charmilles, there are ornamental bloomed ditches, a theatre, orangerie and roseraie around the classified castle ISMH.
La Maison des Toiles: Museum on the History of linen in Cent...
Visit a life-size display in the house of a wealthy 18th-century cloth merchant. Entertainment, exhibitions and discovery tours. Based at Le Bourg.
Le Chateau de lAbbaye St Magloire: Chateau of Lehon and Sain...
Guided tour of this small, distinctive Breton town on the banks of the Rance, discover the secrets of Saint-Magloire Abbey and of the ruined feudal Chateau, a Duchy of Brittany stronghold in the thirteenth century.
Medieval and Romantic Brittany
One day trip with a guide taking you to the Art House, Combourg Castle and La Bourbansais. From April until September.
Floral Garden - Quévert
This park houses more than 5,000 plants. Open all year.
Manoir des Fosses
Historical monument based at Plelan le Petit (22). Open every Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 - 18:00. Free admission.
Indian Forest Bretagne - Morieux
Situated at Les Tronchees, Morieux (22).
Mini Golf de Trestraou
Situated at plage de Trestraou, Perros Guirec (22). Mini golf, campsite, tennis courts and English spoken. Open from April to September.
Chateau de la Hunaudaye
Admire the 5 towers of Hunaudaye Castle, a typical fortress complete with moats and drawbridge. Stroll along the rampart walk to discover all the nooks and crannies of this castle dating from 13th and 15th Century.
Moulin de Traou - Meur
Working wind mill with dike and pond at Traou Meur, Pleudaniel (22). Open on Saturdays and Sundays from 14:00 - 18:00. Access available for disabled people.
Cite des Telecoms
The "Cite des Telecoms" based at Site de Cosmopolis (22) is the largest European centre devoted entirely to telecommunications. Learn more about this subject with its interactive room. There are treasure hunts, activities and shows in the Rad
Fabrique de Biere des Diaouligs
Breton cider, tastings, shop and tour of brewery. Located at Ferme des Landes, Notre Dame de Guildo, Saint-Cast-le-Guildo (22).
Visit Ancient Corseul
Corseul is the most ancient town in the department of 22 and well worth a visit. Discover the gallo-romaine civilisation. Contact the Office de Tourisme, Plancoet (22).
Eglise St-Pierre
In the shape of a cross, this church is made up of two chapels on either side of the nave . Suitable for disabled people. Situated at place de leglise Prat (22).
Le Village des Automates - Le Glen de Folies
Visit this village full of clockwork toys and old objects based ten minutes from Lamballe, on the road to Collinee. Open every school holiday from 14.00 - 18.00.