Transport your children to the imperial era by signing them up for the costumed tour of the Napoleonic district! They won't be the only ones to dress up...the guide has his own line infantry soldier costume! He will lead them to the imperial church park where activities await them!

An immersive visit

The meeting point

Every Friday in July and August at 10:30 a.m. Meet at the Duchess Anne barge to dress up 15 minutes before the start of the visit!

Pontivy Community Tourist Office

The costumes

A choice :

  • soldier with uniform, chacot and sword
  • empress with a long, flowing red and white court dress, tiara and long gloves

The guide

Emmanuel Berthier

Guide Benoit arrives in his handmade soldier costume and begins his stories.


Follow him along the canal as well as in the heart of the imperial city with his fun and interactive explanations! After a few minutes of walking, you will arrive at the imperial church of Saint-Joseph. It will open its doors to you and give you access to this beautiful church with its sublime stained glass windows for a unique moment of empire activities! Dancing and learning fencing will be there!

You will then return to the Duchess Anne barge to remove the costumes and say goodbye to the guide for a future visit!

You have been warned!, this visit cannot be booked online unlike our other guided tours, you can contact us at 02 97 25 04 10 or come see us at receptionTourist Office.

Number of places limited to the number of costumes. When booking, provide us with the following information about the child: name, first name, age and height.

Schedules and prices


Friday at 10:30 p.m.

Prices Min. Max.
Child rate
7 € -
Basic rate
6 € -
24 € -

This costumed visit also exists for the medieval district of the city of Pontivy!

Emmanuel Berthier

The little extra of the visit

Take photos so the children have a souvenir of them in costume and with the guide if they wish!

Opening hours from July 10 to August 21, 2024
Wednesday Open from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.

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