Pont Aven (Finistère)

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Pont Aven

Visited by painters since 1860, Pont Aven rose to prominence in 1886 with the creation of the Pont-Aven School around Gauguin, Bernard, Sérusier, etc.

Stroll around the Bois d’Amour (Lover’s wood), the harbour, wander along the wash-houses and 14 windmills, ending your walk with a gourmet break to enjoy a famous Breton pancake and other local delights.

Places to visit:

  • The museum of fine art
  • The contemporary arts centre
  • The artist galleries and workshops
  • The tour of places that inspired the painters
  • Trémalo Chapel (16th Century) and The Yellow Christ
  • The Calvary at Nizon
  • Sightseeing cruises on the Aven River
  • Guided tours of the town, museum and biscuit factories.
  • Access to the GR34 coastal path

For more information: www.pontaven.com