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Détour d'art : scala santa à Sainte-Anne d' Auray
© A. Lamoureux
© A. Lamoureux
Détour d'art
© A. Lamoureux

Détour d’Art: visit the gems of the religious heritage

14th edition from July 6th to September 20th, 2020

Détour d’Art is an invitation to visit Breton churches and chapels. Driving, walking or cycling, you will discover 19 outstanding sites with their local history, their beautiful architecture, their sacred objects and stunning decors.
4 themed discoveries will help you choose the monuments : Famous historic places, Style over the course of time, Sacred art and sacred decors, Meet with the unusual.

Détour d'art : visites à Sainte-Anne d'Auray
  • Prepare your visit 

Map and all visits are free. You will find documents in English for consultation on-site. Volunteers will welcome you at several of these monuments. 

  • Mystery hunt, Searching for the keys of time 

Conduct an investigation at Sainte-Anne d’Auray sanctuary to find the exact place where the statue of Sainte Anne was discovered a long time ago. Observation, deduction, messages to decipher are the challenges you will have to face. Game sheet in English available at the tourist offices, 1€.

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  • Détour d’Art on foot and by bicycle 

Détour d’Art is also about walking or cycling, enjoying a hike at the heart of nature and through the villages whilst discovering the religious heritage of Brittany. Hiking maps can be downloaded from or are sold in the tourist offices.

  • Chapels in concert

Attend the enchanting classical and sacred tunes of concerts.

Guided tours in French / Documentation in English

Détour d'art

Nouveauté 2023 : Apéros patrimoine et ateliers de création artistique

Apéros patrimoine : Véritables moments d’échanges, les apéros patrimoine vous permettront de visiter les édifices sous un angle spécifique et vous permettrons d’appréhender certaines thématiques plus en détail. En compagnie d’un guide ou d’un conférencier, vous serez plongés dans l’histoire et le patrimoine tout en dégustant des gourmandises locales !

Durée : environ 1h / 1h30 avec dégustation. Découvrir la programmation

Ateliers de création artistiques : Calligraphie, fenêtre augmentée, smart city, vitrail... des ateliers pour petits et grands ! Découvrir la programmation

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