Salt workers villages



- Departure/Arrival
- Point of interest
Circuit n° 1
  • Type of Excursion :
    • On foot
  • Items/Points of Interest :
    • Heritage
    • Salt marshes
  • :
    • Departure Kervalet
    • Arrival Kervalet
    • Lenghtin kilometers 4,5km
  • Kevalet, Batz sur Mer


The salt'workers'village of Kervalet is one of the most beautiful villages ot its kind in the region with its many typical stone houses home to the "Paludiers". 
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Lose yourself in the alleyways of Trégaté, a charming village built for salt workers, perched up on the rocks. As you stroll through the little narrow street you will see stone houses, the village oven, the fountain, the granite cross or the superb 18th Century skylights. 
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Next up is the village of Kermoisan and its famous water tower covered with a fresco depicting salt workers. Rue du Vieux Moulin, the village broadens out, with its pretty houses, many of them concealing gardens behind their façades, and then, to discover a green and wild landscape divided up by dry stones walls. 
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The last village on your route is Roffiat, where the houses were built close together to protect them from the wind. Here you can admire an unusuel wooden cross decorated with 13 hearts, recalling the 12 apostles of Christ, and a small statue of Our Lady of Happiness, which was once visited by young women and girls. 


This itinerary you give you the chance to discover the 4 salt workers villages called "Villages paludiers" : Kervalet, Trégaté, Kermoisan and Roffiat.