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Welcome to Lac au Duc

The summer animations


  • Etangs of Art
    Like every year, Ponds of Art returns to Lac au Duc with new artists. The two works on the water are created by artists Fiona Paterson and Jerome Leyre.
    From June 18 to October 30 – See it on the hydrangea circuit side – Ploërmel
  • Natural Reveries
    “Adeline Spengler extends the poet’s emotion and opens wide her window on a living nature composed of beauties chosen among flowers, trees and, of course, water source of life.”
    From June 18 to May 31, 2023 – along the hydrangea circuit – Ploermel
  • The animals of the Arctic regions
    The Morbihan wildlife photographer, Jean-Marie Seveno, has traveled several times to the Svalbard archipelago in the Arctic. From these trips was born this magnificent exhibition where the polar bear holds an important place. He wishes through the image to discover the biodiversity of these distant lands but also to show the consequences of global warming in the poles, very affected areas where the impact on animals is direct and problematic.
    From June 18 to May 31, 2023 – leisure base – Taupont


Culture at the Lake

  • MusicLAC: carte blanche
    Carte blanche for the intercommunal music school as it closes out a rich musical year.
    Monday, July 4 – 6:30 p.m. – leisure base – Taupont
  • Band: The Ooz Band
    The Mugiciens of Ooz Band land Klaxophonéthique drumming-brass brazilistique. Groove machins, rockréol and all the balkabric to jah’zz. Of the brigolade, of the langagement, it is the manifestive amusic!
    Thursday, July 21 – 6:30 p.m. – leisure base – Taupont
  • Circus: PASSAGE – company les fées railleuses
    Passage is a circus show, between land and water:a two-sided boat and three multifaceted characters navigate between lightness and depth, from one state to another, crossing different passages…
    Thursday, August 4 – 6:30 pm – leisure base – Taupont
  • MusicLAC: Harmony
    By the intercommunal music school
    Friday, August 26 – ??? – Recreation Base – Taupont

Nature outings

To discover the fauna and flora of the Lac au Duc in a playful way, the CPIE de Brocéliande and the Empreinte association have concocted a beautiful program of nature walks for the summer.

  • Family treasure hunt.
    Come and discover the riches of a small corner of greenery very close to Ploërmel. Stories, games, scientific activities and discoveries will be on the program of this afternoon along the water.
    Monday, July 11 – 2:30 p.m. (duration 2:30 p.m.) – registration CPIE 02 97 22 74 62 – free
  • Busy walk
    Come and discover the hidden treasures of the banks of the Yvel. The empreinte association offers you an immersion in the heart of nature at the gates of Ploërmel. A naturalist and an environmental educator accompany you to discover biodiversity through naturalist observation, storytelling and bushcraft games and toys.
    Tuesday, July 19 – 10 a.m. (duration 2h) – registration Empreinte 06 72 23 58 83 – from 4 years old – full price 8€, reduced (- 18 years old) 4€
  • Discovery of nightlife
    The Empreinte association offers an immersion in the sound world of night animals. hold your ear, listen and let yourself be guided by a naturalist and an environmental educator to discover bats, owls and frogs around Lac au Duc.
    Tuesday, July 26 – 8:30 p.m. (duration 2:30 p.m.) – registration Empreinte 06 72 23 58 83 – from 6 years old – full price 8€, reduced (- 18 years old) 4€
  • Naturalist hike around the lake
    Come and discover the hidden life around Lac au Duc and its surprising history. Follow us on a 14km loop (about a 4 hour walk) around the lake, interspersed with breaks to observe, smell and listen to nature.
    Tuesday, August 2 – 9:30 am to 4 pm – registration Empreinte 06 72 23 58 83 – from 10 years old – full price 20€, reduced (- 18 years old) 10€

Move to the Lake

An exceptional natural area, the Lac au Duc site and also an ideal place to spend a day in the fresh air and enjoy the many facilities and activities at your disposal.

  • Sports activities
    A sports leader is at your disposal for various activities: orienteering, tennis, ultimate, petanque…
    From July 11 to August 26 – Monday to Friday – 10am-12pm & 2pm-6pm – registration on site or at 06 08 05 12 96
  • Fishing Initiation
    Discovery of the fishing activity. Initiation 1h30 or half day. From 9€ – on reservation at 06 35 92 60 07
  • Boat and bike rental
    The nautical club has a wide range of boats for rent to learn or improve in a large format: towed buoy, water skiing, catamaran, kayak, paddle, pedal boat …
    Nautical club – open every day – 02 97 74 14 51
  • Games for children
    At the lake, there are activities to keep your children busy all day: inflatable playground les petits loupiots du lac (06 36 89 92 11), trampolines (06 50 94 93 41), playground, zip line (5-12 years)
  • Cart ride
    On the outskirts of the lake, towards the old town and the nursery of Haut Bois.Possibility of apéro-calèche from 7 pm and day trip on reservation.
    Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday 3-6pm – 06 04 41 90 62 – from July 2 to August 28
  • Shetland Backpacking
    Monday, Wednesday and Saturday – 3pm-7pm – no reservation required- July 2 to August 26 (except Monday, July 4)- mini-tour 3€, 10 min 7€, 30 min 13€
  • Read at the lake and games at the lake
    book loan, deckchairs and outdoor games: shuffleboard, molkky, balls, rackets, petanque…
    Monday through Friday 10am-12pm & 2pm-6pm- July 11 through August 26

And many facilities
beach, deckchair, misting machine, picnic area, fitness area, beach volleyball courts, badminton, tennis courts, ping-pong, orienteering course, treasure hunt “In search of the Duke’s Lake”



Tourist Office of Ploërmel Community – site of Ploërmel
15 rue Beaumanoir – 56800 PLOERMEL
Tel : 02 97 22 36 43