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Practical information

The sites of the seven calvaries are in free access all year. For further information about guided tours or visiting one calvary in particular, please contact the association or the referent town.

Guéhenno
Town hall phone contact: 02 97 42 29 89.

Saint-Jean-Trolimon
Town hall phone contact: 02 98 82 00 34.

Pleyben
Guided tour all year by request: more information at Pleyben’s office from April to September on 02 98 26 71 05 and in off-season on 02 98 81 27 37.

Plougastel-Daoulas
Musée de la Fraise et du Patrimoine phone contact: 02 98 40 21 18.

Guimiliau
Town hall phone contact: 02 98 68 75 06

Saint-Thégonnec Loc-Eguiner
Group tours (around 15 people) of the churchyard and the calvary all year: more information at Tourist office on 02 98 79 67 80 – stthegonnec@tourisme-morlaix.bzh.

Plougonven
Town hall phone contact: 02 98 78 64 04.

Pedagogical support for schools

The association “Les 7 calvaires monumentaux de Bretagne” offers its support for public and private schools eager to organise visits on the theme of great calvaries and more generally speaking the architectural environment. The association offers its services and pedagogical tools to teachers as a basis to discover and study the Breton historical heritage.

There is the following analysis: it might be difficult to encourage primary and secondary school classes to visit local heritage, in spite of its exceptional nature. Thus, the association provides teachers with practical tools helping for organisation of visits. The association “Les 7 calvaires monumentaux de Bretagne” also participates in the definition of axes of work in order to develop visits within the framework of an education program adapted to disciplines such as history, geography, French (legends and myths), arts and natural science.

On each area of the seven great calvaries, visits are organised by local people. Their interventions are based on goals defined by teachers and with the will of integrating art history education taught at primary school, secondary school and high school.

Several documents are available for download:
Educational booklet – Programme of a one-day visit – Pleyben and Plougastel calvaries

Localisation des 7 calvaires