Plougastel-Daoulas Travel Guide

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Plougastel-Daoulas Things to Do

  • Church of Saint Pierre -interiors

    The church of Saint-Pierre, dates from the 17C ,it quickly become too small ,and was destroyed in 1870 , the cementary displaced and all replace by a church of neo gothic style. It was destroyed by WWII and it was rebuilt as see the belltower done with concrete. However ,some items do remain such as the descend of the Cross and two retables one of...

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  • Calvaire de Plougastel

    You do come here first for the Calvaire or Calvary of Plougastel religious ensemble which is unique of Brittany. This one is one of the best around. It dates from 1602 – 1604 done on a base of yellow granite of Logonna-Daoulas. It has about 180 statues sculpture with kersanton of blue color depicting the scenes of the bible on the life of Christ....

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  • Church of Saint Pierre -exteriors

    The church of Saint-Pierre, dates from the 17C ,it quickly become too small ,and was destroyed in 1870 , the cementary displaced and all replace by a church of neo gothic style. It was destroyed by WWII and it was rebuilt as see the belltower done with concrete. However ,some items do remain such as the descend of the Cross and two retables one of...

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Plougastel-Daoulas Restaurants

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    by gwened Written Nov 9, 2012

    We had poulet yassa, and fish and chips, and salads, with leffe beers, banana splits, ice cream scoops, and coffee all for 128€ for five. The chef is such a nice guy, he came out to meet us, discussed with us the recipe of chicken yassa, using peppers slightly hot that he brings from Senegal, and even pour one more leg to my kids on the plate at no additional charge wow!! We were so astound, we book my twins birthday next weekend there again lol!!! Of course, you must come here!

    Favorite Dish: again house special just for us poulet yassa and we will be back next week for my twins birthday !!!

    front Bistrot le Plougastel inside bistrot le Plougastel seaman all over the bistrot inside along the bar counter left the tv screen wall with sea motifs the bistrot arriving from church St Pierre
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Plougastel-Daoulas Transportation

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    by gwened Written Nov 9, 2012

    best way is by car on the free expressway N165 exit road D329 ZA ty Menez. free parking in city center by the calvary and church


    Once you arrive at Brest train station
    you come here on the N165 and get on exit/sortie Plougastel ZA de Ti ar Menez on the road D329. or by train to Brest and then bus line 25 : Plougastel (Kervenal - Brest Place de la Liberté) on Brest bus system www.bibus.fr

    entering Plougastel Daoulas from church  to city center parking area
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Plougastel-Daoulas Shopping

  • bakeries and pastries délices

    typically nice and well done French bakery shop in parking area close to all. very friendly local service and just awesome pastries not to mention the breads by the able hands of Jean Queffélecfor that special sweet moment indeed is fabulous pastries of almond and chocolates are my favorites here good prices in small town pastry bakery shop

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  • Hyper Leclerc

    this is the mega supermarket with everything you can imagine ,food, sundries, household,auto etc etc, all huge and clean shopping center with free parkingright off the N165 expressway exit Plougastel Daoulas road D329 all in one shopping but food is the main reason to come here for me better prices volume tells

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  • Cocci market small groceries

    small town market for groceries and min essential right in city center across from the church of St Pierre.Nice when need to replenish for that picnic, lunch or late night snacks. groceries small convenience store prices

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Plougastel-Daoulas Off The Beaten Path

  • Fountaine of artists of the Calvaries

    It is the Fontaine de l'Imageur ,with St James de Compostella and a pond done in honor of all the artists, painters, and sculpturors of the wonderful calvaries retables and monument in the area.A nice fountain indeed by the church of St Pierre in city center

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  • musée de la Fraise or strawberry museum

    the strawberry museum is nice.here they are wonderful in comes in any shape of jar or item of food, we love them. It was in the 18C that Amédée François Frézier brought from Chile a new variety of strawberries bigger than the local ones. The market increase first with Brest by 1854, and the with the English. And then the world knows about them....

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Plougastel-Daoulas Favorites

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    by gwened Written Nov 9, 2012

    Favorite thing: Again not tire of telling you the best way to see a city is walking it, and when on a small quaint town like Plougastel daoulas this is essential

    love streets, visit the tourist office, and see history and wonders before you. You will appreciate the town and your visit even more

    This is from the tourist office at bottom its translated into English, history of the town
    http://www.mairie-plougastel.fr/tourisme/histoire-de-la-commune/

    Fondest memory: walking around the calvary, monument to fallen and the bistrot.

    looking at city from the Calvary of Plougastel the tourist office of Plougastel Daoulas Mediath��que or library center m��p of sites to see in city by tourist office
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