Trégastel

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48°48'41"N
003°29'56"W
Country
 France
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Trégastel (Breton: Tregastell) is a commune in the Côtes-d'Armor department of the region of Brittany in northwestern France. Trégastel is situated between Perros-Guirec and Pleumeur-Bodou. Lannion, is 10 kilometres away.

Population

Inhabitants of Trégastel are called trégastellois in French.

Breton language

The municipality launched a linguistic plan through Ya d'ar brezhoneg on February, 2008. In 2008, 16.5% of primary school children attended bilingual schools.

International relations

These are the official sister cities of Trégastel: Foz, Spain, since 2003 Koussané, Mali, since 2004

Religious monuments

St Laurent Church in the bourg Ste Anne des rochers chapel St Golgon chapel

The Costaérès castle

In 1892, Bruno Abakanowicz bought a small island called Costaérès in Trégastel where until 1896 he erected a neo-Gothic manor.

Marine aquarium of Trégastel

Since 1967, Trégastel has been home to a marine aquarium, built within a large, naturally occurring, outcrop of pink granite rocks.
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