Outdoor activities

Whether you are looking for walks, cycle routes or bridleways the Pontivy region offers a variety of options in a natural, un-spoilt environment.

By foot, bike or horse

Randonnée autour du Lac de Guerlédan

Randonnée autour du Lac de Guerlédan

Come and discover our way marked hiking circuits: from 3 to 40 km, there is something for everyone! Between forest and countryside, around the lake,

on Roman roads or canal towpaths, follow the trail ..

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1- La Butte de Malvran

13 km


2- Le barrage de Guerlédan

13 km


3- Kalong Guern

21 km


4- La Fontaine Blanche

5 km

St Thuriau

5- Notre-Dame de la Houssaye

3 km


6- L'Abbaye de Timadeuc

4,5 km


7- Le bois du Couëdic

4,5 km


8- Le Canal et de la Rigole d'Hilvern

14 km

Gueltas-St Gonnery

9- L'église St Mériadec et la chapelle St Morlvan

6 km


10 - Les étangs et la forêt de Branguily

6 km


11 - Les deux Fontaines

3 km


12 - La voie Romaine et la croix de fer

14 km


13 - La vallée des loutres /!\ fermé /!\

6,8 km


14 - Endurance équestre

36 km


15 - Les crêtes du Squel

15 km


16 - Pont Samoël

11 km


17 - Les étangs du Taulo

9,5 km


18 - Le Roi Salomon

16 km


19 - Le p'tit tacot

12 km


20 - Les 9 écluses

6,8 km

St Gérand

21 - La chapelle du Gohazé

4,6 km

St Thuriau

22 - Les Vallées de Plurit et du Resto

11 km

Le Sourn

23 - Ruisseau Musée de Quelven

2,4 km


24 - Kerjanic à Kerhouis

5,3 km


25 - Les chapelles entre Canal et Blavet

22 km


26 - Le Blavet canalisé

14 km


27 - La Chapelle St Patern

13 km


28 - Circuit du bourg

14,5 km


29 - De Pontivy à St Thuriau par les chemins

4,6 km





Lake of Guerledan

The full circuit of Lake Guerledan (40km) is open from 1st March to 30th September





By Bike

Get on your bike and discover the heritage in the green countryside along small country roads and towpaths.

5 cycling tours of "L'art dans les Chapelles", mixing nature, religious heritage and contemporary art.

These circuits are possible all year round, but outside the festival "L'art dans les Chapelles", which takes place every year from July to September, the chapels will be closed.


(22 km sur les communes de Cléguérec, Séglien et Silfiac)

(22 km sur les communes de Noyal-Pontivy et Saint-Gérand)

(24 km sur les communes de Pontivy, Le Sourn et Bieuzy-les-Eaux)

 (22 km sur les communes de Pontivy et Neulliac)

 (14 km sur les communes de Bieuzy-les-Eaux et Saint Nicolas-les-Eaux)


3 circuits "Stations Vertes" à la découverte du patrimoine naturel et du terroir...
Boucles accessibles à tous !

- Circuit de 15 km à Cléguérec

- Circuit de 8 km à Silfiac

- Circuit de 18 km à Saint-Aignan



Espace Cyclosport "Pays de Jean Robic"

A cycling paradise - Cyclists will have little time to rest in the Pontivy region !
Discover Jean Robic's training ground through Espace Cyclosport (7 courses from 22 to 155 km). Originally from Radenac, the famous Morbihan cyclist won the Tour de France in 1947.

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Guerledan  mountain bike trails

Thrill-seekers come and discover the marked mountain bike trails around Lake Guerlédan and the forest of Quénécan. 10 circuits with 4 levels of difficulty (family, rando, sports and pro).

Base départementale de plein air de Guerlédan


By horse

The region of Pontivy-Lake Guerlédan is suitable for horse riding, numerous marked circuits are open to the riders as well as the Equibreizh (marked regional trails). Equestrian centres welcome all levels. Want to come with your horse? Adapted accommodations welcome you. Do not hesitate to contact us to help you in organizing your stay. The ‘topo-fiches’ (A5 sheets detailing walks, cycle and horse riding circuits) are available  at the Tourist Office - do not hesitate to inquire!

Comité Régional du Tourisme Équestre en Bretagne

Comité Départemental du Tourisme Équestre Morbihan

Association des Cavaliers d'Extérieurs des Côtes-d'Armor


In roaming

Do you want to discover Brittany in an original and sustainable way? Different routes cross Brittany from North to South and East to West whether you are on foot, by bike or on horseback.
Maps and practical information are available free of charge at the tourist office.
• The Vélodyssée is a European bicycle route linking France to England and Spain. It crosses Brittany mainly using the canal from Nantes to Brest. More information at: www.lavelodysee.com
• The Canal from Nantes to Brest crosses Brittany through its centre, 365 km along the water, you will be amazed by its wild and preserved nature.
• The Voies Vertes de Bretagne are the old railway tracks that have been converted into cycle paths.
• The Equibreizh: more than 2600 km of marked routes to discover Brittany on horseback. More information on www.equibreizh.com