Morbihan Culture and Events

Historical Celebration, Vannes

13 - 14 July 2019

Great moments in the history of Vannes are celebrated in July. Each year, there is a different theme. Street entertainers and costume parades, culminating in a magificent firework display, attract large crowds to the town. Free entrance.

For more information contact:

Tourist Information Office

Tel: (00 33) 2 97 47 24 34 


Pancake Festival, Gourin

Last weekend in July

Weekend festival of dancing, concerts, games, exhibitions of crafts and rural traditions and a competition for the largest pancake.

For more information contact:

Crepes Celebration, 56110 Gourin

Tel: (00 33) 6 70 10 63 55 


Jazz Festival, Vannes

July 2019

In the summer, Vannes is the venue for an open-air festival of jazz held under the town’s lime trees within the port ramparts. A jazz parade is held on the first evening and streets and bars come alive at night as famous musicians gather together to hold friendly jam sessions.
For more information call: (00 33) 2 97 01 62 44 


Inter-Celtic Festival, Lorient

2 - 11 August 2019

This 10 day event attracts over 650,000 visitors and is a celebration of Celtic creative arts. Founded in 1971, this Breton festival welcomes artists from all over the world performing theatre, dancing, painting and sculpting. Some 5,000 performers are in about 200 shows. Highlights include the Grand Parade of the Celtic Nations and the grand finale of the Breton pipe band, the bagad. There are also classical, folk, jazz and rock musicians performing and visitors can experience fiddle music, bagpipe lessons, Gaelic workshops and ceilidhs, Celtic food and drink. Adults from €25.

For more information contact:

Festival Interceltique de Lorient

Tel: (00 33) 2 97 21 24 29 or see website


Please check precise details and dates with event organisers before making your holiday and travel arrangements.

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