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10 Things or more to do in... La Vallee du Blavet

  1. Chateau - Pontivy Rebuilt in the late 15th century by the powerful Rohan family, the Château des Rohan is a typical example of military architecture from the late Middle Ages. Also medieval town and half timbered houses.
  2. Swimming pools - indoor and outdoor at Pontivy. www.pontivy-communaute.fr
  3. Fishing - 28 fishing areas in Blavet Valley including pike, perch, salmon and perch
  4. Brest-Nantes Canal - boat trips from Pontivy, walk or cycle tow paths
  5. Local markets - Pontivy Tuesday
  6. Postcard museum. Baud One of the largest in France, traces the history of Brittany. www.cartolis.org
  7. Walking, horse riding and cycling. Visit the tourist offices for local activities
  8. Centre Archéologique de Melrand Discover how medieval people lived in this 1000 year-old village, which was inhabited for several centuries before being deserted. www.melrand-village-an-mil.info
  9. Blavet River at St Nicholas des Eaux with its long distance foot and cycle path, also a canoe/kayak station (July/August). There is good fishing to be had in local rivers.
  10. Camors Adventure Forest An exciting adventure with monkey, rope and vine bridges high up in the trees. www.camors-adventure-forest.com
  11. 16th century living village. Poul Fetan is a 17th Century village, that re-enacts life as it was back then, in a realistic way, so that the visitor can see the hardships, and the everyday life of French peasants in those times. www.poul-fetan.com