Do you only have 30 minutes or would you like to take a short tour? Then this tour is for you!
The guide will show you the emblematic buildings of the medieval town of Pontivy: half-timbered houses, the basilica, Martyrs' Square, cobbled streets... A journey through several centuries to discover this medieval town of great importance to the Rohan family.
The History of Rohan in 30 minutes
A historic district
Pontivy, from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance
Take a guided tour of the oldest part of this charming town: the medieval-renaissance quarter. Leave from the Côté Tourisme shop and let yourself be guided through the cobbled streets of Pontivy's old town.
An influential family
Wander through the history of this ancient district, following in the footsteps of the Rohan family.
As you learn more, you'll pass through cobbled streets lined with half-timbered houses.
You'll also spot the Place du Martray between these narrow, cobbled streets surrounded by colourful half-timbered houses and imposing granite buildings adorned with ornamentation.
Le château de Pontivy à deux pas
À la fin de la visite, vous ne serez plus qu’à quelques rues du château, anciennement propriété des Rohan, édifice important de cette grande famille. Faites ces quelques pas et profitez-en pour entrer dans la cour et la chapelle où une exposition de l’Art in the Chapels is waiting for you. Discover also our visit booklets so you can wander around without a guide but with a few written explanations. Would you like to enter the castle and discover its secrets, rooms and ornaments? La visite au château de Pontivy is for you!
Vous avez envie de rentrer dans le château de Pontivy et de le visiter ? Rien de plus simple ! Réservez la visite au château de Pontivy over 1h30!
You want to enter the Château de Pontivy and follow a unusual visit ? We've got just what you need:
- Visit dramatised in the age of fortified castles
- Visit With the family and in costume in the medieval quarter (booking required at the tourist office)
- Visit En famille au château de Pontivy
So, will you come and visit the emblem of the town of Pontivy?
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