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Les Verreries de Bréhat - Ateliers de souffleurs de verre

Glassblowing on the flower-filled Isle of Bréhat
Historic site and monument, Citadel, Museum, Handicrafts, Interpretation centre, Handicrafts cottage in Île-de-Bréhat
  • Come and discover the art of glassblowing, in the old citadel on Bréhat island. The atmosphere can get a bit hot but you can watch the craftsmen shaping the molten glass and precious metals into totally unique items: lamps, glasses or little glass figurines.

  • Bréhat is a small pedestrianised island just off the coast of Paimpol. It boasts a warm climate and is covered in flowers. Here, in this heaven on earth, you’ll find glassblowers skilfully manipulating the molten glass in front of four ovens which can reach temperatures of up to 1200°C. You can watch them blowing glass to make vases and light fittings, or working it to make door and furniture handles. Some of these unique pieces, into which gold or silver is also added, are destined for the...
    Bréhat is a small pedestrianised island just off the coast of Paimpol. It boasts a warm climate and is covered in flowers. Here, in this heaven on earth, you’ll find glassblowers skilfully manipulating the molten glass in front of four ovens which can reach temperatures of up to 1200°C. You can watch them blowing glass to make vases and light fittings, or working it to make door and furniture handles. Some of these unique pieces, into which gold or silver is also added, are destined for the luxury hotel market. Open all year round, the Bréhat glass factories are located in the nineteenth century citadel, overlooking the sea and just a ten-minute walk from the jetty.
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