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Le Minor

BZH fibre near Lorient
in Guidel
  • In Guidel, Brittany's oldest active factory opens the doors of its workshop, a guarantor of traditional manual skills.

  • For 40 years, Minor has produced the officer's jumper for the French Navy. A quality brand for a label that has become a major player. Today, Le Minor is successfully revisiting iconic Breton items such as jumpers, sailors' coats and kabigs, the hooded coats worn by seaweed harvesters. Always with the same deft touch, handed down from one generation to the next since 1922. Now labelled a "living heritage company", the hosiery industry proudly shares its expertise during the summer and summer...
    For 40 years, Minor has produced the officer's jumper for the French Navy. A quality brand for a label that has become a major player. Today, Le Minor is successfully revisiting iconic Breton items such as jumpers, sailors' coats and kabigs, the hooded coats worn by seaweed harvesters. Always with the same deft touch, handed down from one generation to the next since 1922. Now labelled a "living heritage company", the hosiery industry proudly shares its expertise during the summer and summer holidays. Go behind the scenes of a legendary workshop where the sewing machines that transform wool and cotton hum. In this century-old factory, knitwear is produced from start to finish. Keep your eyes and ears open. Follow Ariadne's thread to learn all about the art of knitting, cutting and tailoring in the Armorican style. The tour (1h30) ends in the factory shop.
  • Spoken languages
    • French
  • Rates 2024
  • Standard rate - adult full price
    5 €
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