The guide working for Breizhorizons-tourisme are professional and experienced. In direct contact with the area's business leaders, they update the content of their tours every year. They are also recognised by and work closely with the tourism departments of the Brest and Morlaix Chambers of Commerce, the Agence du Léon and Pays de Morlaix local authorities...
They can offer a pre-organised tour with a balanced programme or specially designed tours based on visitor needs.
These are organised to suit your requirements
Coach parties, works councils, associations:
Half-day: the clock auction, the CATE experimental farm, Les Fleurs de Kérisnel.
Full day: the clock auction, the CATE experimental farm, a flower grower in the morning; the live tanks and seaweed processors in the afternoon.
Schools and universities:
Themed tours: the pink onions of Roscoff, the clock auction, the CATE experimental farm, seaweed processing, flower production and packing, sea fisheries, tour of a car ferry.
Professionals, farmers' associations, agricultural students: :
Farm visits, meetings with producers, EurepGap certification …
Tours with our guides are offered by the Agence du Léon and the Morlaix CCI from July to mid-September every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday morning. Bookings can be made at the Tourist Offices in Saint-Pol-de-Léon and Roscoff.
Clock auction, vegetable packing centre, vegetable and fruit experimental farm (CATE).
The artichoke, Prince of Léon
A vegetable packing centre, field visit followed by tour of artisan vegetable processors: artichoke guacamole, achards (spicy vegetable relish)... in season only from May to September.
Flowers and colours
Flower growers co-operative, Gerbera and flowering plant producers and plant nursery.
Tour of the Armorique Car Ferry, visit to live tanks and an oyster farmer.
The guides can adapt to any group, from schoolchildren to university students, companies, works councils, coach parties through to agricultural and horticultural professionals. The maximum number of people is 60, beyond that a second guide will be offered to ensure good quality communications. Additional commentaries about the local environment and the companies are provided in the coach between each business visited. Each visit lasts from 30 to 45 minutes. The maximum number of visits in a half-day tour is three.
The CATE experimental farm tests new vegetable and flower varieties and cultivation methods, in the field and under glass. A very instructive visit!
At the clock auction at Saint-Pol-de-Léon you will experience live the sale of vegetables destined for the whole of Europe.
Brittany is a land of flowers: you can see how flowering plants or cut flowers are produced and the co-operative's bouquet department.
The Roscoff seaweed beds have a global reputation. They are the basis of an original business, cultivating, harvesting and processing seaweed for food or cosmetic use.
The artichoke is the symbol of vegetable production in Léon. Discover its very special cultivation process.
Morlaix Bay is an important oyster farming centre.