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Auray / Saint Goustan

Auray, city of art and history

Former residence of the Dukes of Brittany, Auray is located on the banks of the Loch River.

Its high city and low city, cobbled streets and half-timbered houses are all evidence of the medieval era, during which time Auray knew development and prosperity thanks to the activity of its port.

The old streets of the city centre are lined with timber-framed houses where today have settled stores and art shops.

Around the covered markets, the main square comes alive each week with one of the most important markets in the region.

The picturesque Rue du Château with its galleries of painters, sculptors and craftsmen allows you to reach the lower town and the port of Saint Goustan.

 

The Port of Saint Goustan

After having taken the bridge Saint Goustan, bridge with four arches of stone of the 15th century, you will immediately be seduced by the charm of this small port, subjected to the tide, installed on the banks of the river of Loch.

Here again, cobbled alleyways and mansions of the 15th and 16th centuries have gone through the ages. On the bustling Place Saint Sauveur, you will find the terraces of cafes, brasseries and restaurants.

On the quay Francklin, events, exhibitions and festivities follow one another throughout the year: flea market, street performances, book and postcard market, craft market ...

 

Discover the River of Auray

Regarding walks, you can from Saint Goustan take a hiking trail along the river that will lead you to the port of Bono.

You can also board the Gulf Star, a shuttle boat from Saint Goustan.

A beautiful and quiet cruise along the water that will make you discover the castles and mansions that line the banks of the river of Auray, with stopover at the port of Bono.

 

Useful links :


Saint Goustan
Tourist Office of Auray

 

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