Located in the Côtes-d'Armor department of Brittany region, Lannion is a small port town located in the Northwest of France. With about 60,000 inhabitants, it is an urban centre and the capital of Trégor province. The city is a renowned Telecommunication hub with a number of firms. The attractive old quarter helped Lannion gain a place in the trip planners of many tourists visiting Brittany.
The origin of Lannion is unknown. But it is believed that most of the land belonged to Lord Huon. The city’s name is also derived from two words Lann and Huon which meant Land of Huon in English.
The tourists’ itinerary planners of the city involve a charming little town with its cobbled streets, colourful stone and timbered houses, and chapels. The historical old square of the town where Brélévenez church is located is the highlight of Lannion’s Tourism.
Lannion’s surroundings are also brimmed with a number of picturesque places to visit. The beaches near Trebeurden and the scenic landscapes of Leguer River valley mesmerize the tourists with its timeless beauty.
While you are visiting the Northwest France, include Lannion in your vacation planners. Explore the pleasant small commune and the other close by sightseeing places. And in the evenings, relax at one of those sand beaches or walk into a small road side café and try their local delicacies.