Hotels in Pontrieux

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Pontrieux Details

Pontrieux is a small town near Paimpol, Tréguier and Guingamp on the Cotes d’Armor in Brittany. It is filled with a wealth of historical interests and an impressive architectural heritage. Pontrieux has two triangular shaped town squares which are lined with tall 18th century half-timbered homes made of dressed stone. It’s pretty flowers filled streets lead to the small harbor at the end of the estuary which is the hub of the town.Staying at a budget-wise hotel set up by in the center of this charming pretty little town ensures that the discerning traveler will find reasonably priced hotel reservations and all the comforts of home. A must see are the 18th and 19th wash houses of Pontrieux on the banks of the Trieux river are one of the special features of the area. Of the 50 wash houses 44 have been restored and they are the center of the "Fête des lavoirs" (wash house festival) which takes place every year on August 15th. An original way to discover the area is by taking the steam engine from Pontrieux to Paimpol. Or one can explore the countryside by one of the many mountain bike or hiking trails that crisscross the area. An especially nice walk is along the towpath along the Trieux to the Frynadour Bridge.