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Questembert, a small town in the countryside, has 7,723 inhabitants. Located between Vannes and Redon and 20km from the beaches, it has a remarkable heritage that makes it an obligatory stop for lovers of old stones. A city on a human scale, Questembert offers a wide range of economic, social and cultural services.

Discover its

History and heritage

His origins

It is the chestnut tree, Kisten in Breton, which gave its name to the city and forged its motto: “With rough bark, generous heart”.
Let yourself be guided through the city thanks to theheritage tour that will take you to the sites and monuments that make up the richness and history of the city: the superb Century Halls, the Belmont Hotel and its original turret, the St. Michael Chapel, the washhouses and fountains

Not to mention the Moulin de Lançay, a water mill from the 14th-XXIst centuries, Registered as a Monuments Historiques.

Questembert, la campagne à proximité du littoral.
Questembert, la campagne à proximité du littoral.
Questembert, la campagne à proximité du littoral.
Recharge your batteries

In the middle of nature

In the middle of the campaign

by bike or on foot

The Popinettes

In addition to discovering the built heritage of the city, the countryside conceals many architectural and natural treasures, which are revealed along the hiking trails : chapels, granite mansions, crosses, ovens, mills… Starting from the city center the Popinettes circuit takes you along the sunken paths to the Cohignac stream and then the Chapelle St Jean…

Les Popinettes 13km circuit

The greenway

Evade by bike, on foot or rollerblades on the Voie Verte, this 52km walking route (Questembert-Mauron section), follows the route of an old railroad and allows you to walk in complete safety.

The Green Way

Les Halles

of Questembert

Built in1552 on the site of the old Cohue, they are due to Jérôme De Carné, Comte de Cohignac and creators of the foires de Questembert. They will be restored in 1675 by a local entrepreneur worthy of his name, Estienne Charpentier. The Halles de Questembert areclassified as Historic Monuments since 1922, restored in 1997, have in fact never been used as much as they are today. They host agreat market on Monday morning, a market of local products on Wednesdayevening, but also the concerts, the book fair and many other cultural events.

The other municipalities of

Questembert Community