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Events in the Mont d'Arre, Finistere, Brittany:

(More local events on our French pages)
 


 
"Be Breizh" (Be Brittany)
the video from the Brittany Tourism Office

(deactivate you add blocker - Adblock, Trueblock, ... -
 if you can't see the movie on the left hand side)


local markets

Local producers market


Barsparts & Loperec
On sunday in Summer
from 10am to 1pm

Free entrance.

More information: Tourist office Brasparts
tro mene are 2012

26th edition - TRO MENEZ ARE

Pleyber-Christ
May 29th, 2014 - Ascension Day

Since 1989, these walks are the heart beat of the Finistere. Come and enjoy the richness, the beauty  and diversity of the Monts d'Arree landscapes, on tracks often open only for this specific day.
 
Various lengths of hikes are available: 6, 10, 15, 20, 30 and 40 km.
 
More information: Tro Menez Are
 
le mois du cheval landivisiau

Le Mois du Cheval - Landivisiau

The Month of the Horse
5th edition

From May 1st to June 9th 2013 
 
Horse races, equestrian competitions, tales telling evenings, walks with ponies, practice and demonstrations of riding schools, …
 
More information:  www.ot-paysdelandivisiau.com

handy-craft-market

United Workshops


Spring crafts people market
Open air museum St Rivoal
2013 dates not yet published

Demonstration and selling of arts & crafts at the St Rivoal open air museum.

Farmers grocery, breton pancakes, picnic in the meadows, open scene for musicians.
 
book faire brittany finistere 2013

Legends & Tales Bookfair

27th April 2014 in BOTMEUR
10am until 6pm
 
Legends and Tales book fair with the participation of several writers. Also Tale Telling, handicraft market and writing workshops. Free entrance.

More information: Office du tourisme du Yeun Elez.
festival de cornouaille quimper brittany 2014

Festival de Cornouaille

Quimper
From July 22nd until 27th, 2014
 
Song, dance and concert festival.
 
Susheela Raman, Olli & The Bollywood, Denez Prigent, Didier Squiban, Sinéad O'Connor, Les Tambours du Bronx...
 
More information: Festival de Cornouaille
festival kann al loar 2012 landerneau

Festival Kann Al Loar 2013

 
Music festival
From July 10th until July 14th, 2013

Landerneau
 
Detailed 2013 programm not yet published
 
More information: Festival Kann Al Loar
Grand Pardon Loc-Ildut 2014 Sizun

Grand Pardon de Loc-Ildut

 
(Religious festival & procession)
 
July 27th, 2014, 10am
Loc-Ildut chapel, Sizun
 
Like every year on the last Sunday of July, about 100  pilgrims in costume  will come to the chapel of Loc-Ildut for the Breton Great Pardon of Saint Ildut, a Welsh monk.
apple honey mushroom festival st rivoal brasparts 2013

Apple, Honey and Mushroom festival

October 12th, 2014
 
Every year in the Monts d'Arree, a unique festival to celebrate autumns arrival.

More information: Office du Tourisme du Yeun Elez
Commana fair 2013

Commana Old Fair 2014


September, Saturday 20th

Colt and filly competition, Crafts market, Animal haulage demonstrations, Animal and farming tools exhibition, Music - flea market, traditional meal, local products market

More information: Foire de Commana
sheep transhumance 2012

Transhum'Are

Menez Mikel - St Rivoal
September 13th, 2014 (date to be confirmed)
 
Every year, Thierry Machard is moving his sheep on their seasonal move up to the moors of the Monts d'Arree. At the end of summer, he organises a festival which consists in accompanying hi, his flock and his skilled dog back down to St Rivoal. Various exhibitions are organised, together with a local products market, a picnic and, of course, a Fest Noz (Breton dancing throughout most of the night). Exact dates, depending on climate, still to be decided.
    


Tourism activities around our B&B:



Hiking and walking in Brittany France

Hiking

on site Hundreds of kilometers hiking paths in the Monts d'Arree, the Yeun Elez, the Leon area. Over a thousand kilometres on the path used in the past by the customs officers (Chemin des Douaniers) on the ocean shores or the Tro Breiz (or Tro Breizh) tour of Brittany, where "Tro Breiz" designates the pilgrimage in honour of the Seven Saints founders of Brittany.
 
Every year, on Ascension's Thursday, there is the "Tro Menez Are": one day of exceptional hikes in the Arre Mounts, on trails especially prepared for that day, on private grounds usually closed to the public. In 2014 the Tro Menez Are will take place in Pleyber-Christ on May 29th.
 
The nearest hikes:
at 200 meters - the Mougau hike, 13 km
at 500 meters - the Drennec lake path, 7.5 km
at 1.5 km - the path of the Blue Stone (cricuit de la Pierre Bleue), 12 km
at 1.5 km - the Korrigans path, 1.5 km
 
... and many other nearby. Visit our special Monts Arre trails map page.
 
More information:
Addes - Arree Randos - story telling hiking
Brittany walks - plenty of  interesting information about walks in the area, ideas and maps, guided or not (English)
Finistere randonnees
Tro Menez Are
Mountain biking and cycling in Brittany France

Biking - Mountain biking

on site We are near to the FFC Morlaix Monts d'Arree 180 km biking area , with 3 starting points and 9 paths, and to the paths used by the Roc'h des Monts d'Arree, the biggest mountain bike meeting in the French western area, every year in September.
 
An interesting website, made by a Breton women, guide at the ADFC (Allgemeiner Deutscher Fahrradclub), with plenty of information about cycling tours in Brittany, and the Finistere Monts d'ArreeRadwandern in der Bretagne mit Marzina (auf Deutsch)Cicloturismo nella Bretagne con Marzina (Italian)Cycling in Brittany (English, French, German, Italian).
 
We have 2 bikes (VTC) that we gladly lend to our guests.
 
Horse riding in Brittany France

Horse riding

4 km
Lots of horse riding horse hiking possibilities in our area. The nearest one ? Rando-Loisirs, at Kerinizian.
 
More information: Rando-Loisirs, tél.: +33 (0)2 98 68 89 98
Church and Parish Closes tour in Brittany France

Parish Closes Tour

(Circuit des Enclos Paroissiaux)
4 km Ideally located within Brittany's Parish Closes tour: Commana, Sizun, Plouneour Menez, St Thegonnec, Guimiliau, Landivisiau, Landerneau, ...
 
More information:  Wikipedia (english) and Religious heritage (english)
Kerouat watermills in Brittany France

The Kerouat watermills

(Les Moulins de Kerouat)
3 km Nested in a small valley between Commana and Sizun, the village of the Kerouat watermills has been built around a small water fall of the Stain river. It is said that it was the "Red Monks" who built the mills and the water reservoir in the early XVII century.
 
More information:  Moulins de Kerouat
Beach swiming in the Drennec Lake

water sports sailing on the Drennec Lake

Beach and water sports

700 meters Drennec Lake has two nice beaches, a water sports center and a creperie...
fly fishing salmon trout brittany

Wild salmon and trout fly-fishing

700 meters Wild salmon and trout fly-fishing on the Elorn river and the Drennec lake.  Daily fishing card 10.-€, weekly 30.-€ and monthly 40.-€.
 
More information:
            AAPPMA de l'Elorn (Association Agréée de Pêche et de Protection du Milieu Aquatique)
         Brittany Fly Fishing (wild salmon & trout fly-fishing instructor. Northern pike, european sea bass, allis shad and other sports fish)
            Drennec Lake (english)
Tennis court

Tennis

700 meters Near the lake and it's free. Summer holidays only. Booking at the Drennec lake  camping site.
 
More information: mairie de Commana
PNR Regional Nature Park Armorique

Regional Nature Park of Armorique PNR


on site 112'000 hectares of a wide variety of landscapes and activity areas, representative of the scenary, ecological, economical and cultural diversity of Brittany.
 
More information: PNR
golf in Finistere Brittany

Golf

   
23 km - Golf de Brest Iroise, 9 et 18 holes, Par 37 and 71
34 km - Golf du Pontpierre, 9 et 18 holes, Par 27 and 72
35 km - Golf de Carantec, 9 holes, Par 68
 
Tea rooms and theme cafe's in the Arree Mounts

Theme Cafe's and tea rooms

 
22 km - Huelgoat - Les Stèles - an art gallerie which is also a tea room
24 km -Berrien - L'Autre Rive - a bookstore and cybercafe in the Huelgoat forest
shopping

Shopping

  4 km -  Commana - Grocery
7 km -  Sizun - Grocery, bakers
16 km - Landivisiau - all facilities
restaurant in the Monts d Arree Sizun Huelgoat St Rivoal, Playben. St Thegonnec, Commana

Restaurants

  700 m - Lac du Drennec, creperie
4 km - Commana
7 km - Sizun
7 km - St Rivoal
17 km - St Thegonnec
25 km - Pleyben
 
More information: we'll be delighted to tell you evrything about the various specialities and our  "coups de coeur" ... See also our Breton links page.


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