Do you have very little time to visit the town of Pontivy? We offer express guided tours lasting 30 minutes. 

The city with two faces

Medieval express district

Medieval-Renaissance town

Join a guide on a tour of the oldest part of this charming town: the medieval-renaissance quarter. Discover the history of this ancient district in the footsteps of the Rohan family.

Emmanuel Berthier

Wander down to the Place du Martray through the narrow cobbled streets, surrounded by colourful half-timbered houses and imposing granite buildings with ornate decorations.

At the end of the tour, you'll be just a few streets away from the château de Pontivy. Take these few steps and enter the courtyard and the chapel, where an exhibition of Art in the chapels is waiting for you.  

Napoleonic express district

Imperial city

Follow the guide as we explore the city's newest district, from the 19th to the 20th century.e century: the Napoleonic district. Partez sur les traces de la famille Bonaparte avec les Empereurs Napoléon Ier et son neveu, Napoléon III.

Pass through the former Place d'Armes, the Imperial Church of Saint-Joseph and the Napoleonic railway station, where you can admire the inscription "Napoléonville" on the north gable. But why are we talking about these Emperors and Napoleonville? The guide will give you the answers during your visit. 

Visits by prior arrangement at the Pontivy Communauté Tourist Office or on our website online ticketing.

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