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From Languidic to Kermarhin


Leave the express route (RN 24) at Languidic. Enter the town. Leave the big parish church on your right. Go down the hill and turn right after 200 metres (rue des Vergers).Go up the little hill. College St Aubin in front of you. Turn left. Go for 7 km (about four miles) going through St Jean and Le Gonec. 1 km after Le Gonec you will see the water tower. AFTER the water tower continue 1 km (dir Lann Vréhan). Turn right marked Kermarhin. Sign Gites de France. Go 500 metres. In village stop at second well. There is a small gravelled area. Welcome!

       Languidic is right in the heart of the valley of the River Blavet, 30 km from both Lorient and Auray. This beautiful river flows gently through forests and heathland, checked only by the locks which were built by Napoleonic prisoners. Here wildlife abounds. There are magnificent walks and mountain bike circuits.

       Kermarhin is a hamlet deep in the countryside, but with easy access to shops and towns. You will see buzzards wheeling overhead in the clear air, green woodpeckers and many other wild animals and birds. But only the owls will disturb you!
The river Blavet, winds its way from Pontivy to Hennebont.The Atlantic beaches, only 30 mins away, are safe and sandy. Within easy reach: Auray and its charming port of St Goustan, Vannes with its cathedral and ramparts at the head of the Gulf of Morbihan, Belle Ile by boat from Quiberon, etc. A la découverte de la valée du Blavet
Poul Fétan, un village d'autrefois
 
Les alignements de Kersolan
Hidden away down green lanes is Poul Fétan, an old Breton village where you can see how life was led 150 years ago. See the cows being milked, the butter being churned and the bread baked in a traditional stone oven. Even the people of the village are dressed as they were in those days.


Activities near Kermarhin
- The standing stones of Kersolan and its Gallic festival in mid-August
- The Draft Horse festival (July) and the Breton Wedding (mid July)
- Water leisure centre of Pont Augan (mountain bike hire, canoe/kayak, swimming and camping. - The National Stud at Hennebont
- Draft Horse farm ( famous Breton cart horses) Chateau La Vigne.
- L'écurie Ty Fulenn (riding and driving)
- Boat trips down the Blavet.
- Concerts: both classical and modern music
- Early August : the world-famous festival of Celtic music and dance . Lorient. Don't miss it!


Calendar of festivities in Languidic
*Sea : 30 km
*Beach : 30 km
*Water sports : 10 km
*Fishing : 7 km
*Swimming pool : 8 km
*Tennis : 7 km
*Riding : 5 km
*Golf : 25 km
*Walking : 10 km and on the doorstep !
*Shops : 7 km
*Station : 20 km
*Airport : 30 km
Le Festival Interceltique de Lorient

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