Winter Night in Landerneau on Place Saint-Thomas - Tourism Landerneau Daoulas

A must

Winter Night in Landerneau

During the festive season, the City of the Moon is decked out in its finest lights for the Nuit d'Hiver event. An unmissable light show! The perfect opportunity to spend a spectacular weekend with your family in Landerneau, Finistère, and enjoy the Christmas atmosphere.

Winter Night 2023 in Landerneau - Tourism Landerneau Daoulas


The Nuit d'Hiver illuminations in Landerneau, a must-see!

After seven editions, Nuit d'Hiver à Landerneau has become a not-to-be-missed event during the festive season in Brittany. For a whole month, the city of Lune is transformed into a magical place. As night falls, the town is decked out in its finest lights, illuminating the quays of the River Elorn, the inhabited bridge, Place Saint-Thomas, the pedestrian streets, the town hall... Inhabitants and visitors alike enjoya colorful and poetic stroll.

A host of events round out the Landerne festive season.

See you in December 2024 for the 9th edition! 

Map of Winter Night Illuminations 2023 in Landerneau - Tourisme Landerneau Daoulas

The 2023 theme

"Lights around the world

As an invitation to open up to the world and to travel, this year discover an original proposal from the town of Landerneau: to taste colors from elsewhere that aim to "pierce" the gray of winter. For a month, "travelers" will discover the streets of Landerneau, twinned through sound and image withAmerica, Asia, the Mediterranean, the Orient, India...

The theme will be explored in all its forms. The 2023 edition promises luminous nights!

Illumination times

Scenographies > Sunday to Thursday: 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. / Friday and Saturday: 5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Video mapping (Place Général de Gaulle, every 30 minutes) > Sunday to Thursday: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. / Friday and Saturday: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Christmas market in Landerneau - Tourism Landerneau Daoulas

We want to

Enjoy a magical weekend with your family

What better opportunity to visit the City of the Moon than during the Winter Night illuminations? After dropping off the luggage in our room in the heart of the city, the children are eager to discover the place... and above all, to take a ride on the little train !

We head for the Tourist Office, where we are given the Landerneau Discovery Guidea must-have for discovering the town's heritage nuggets.

Winter Night in Landerneau - Tourism Landerneau Daoulas

It's time for magic!


As we stroll along, we come across numerous stores selling local artists and craftsmen. We take the opportunity to do some Christmas shopping. A snack break is in order. We take a seat in a tearoom where we discover a Breton specialty: the unavoidable kouign amann. The children are delighted! 

Our darling little darlings are getting restless. As night falls, the magic of Christmas gradually takes hold of the town...

Vacation diary

Find out about all the events organized during the Christmas vacations, from December 23 to January 7, in the Landerneau Daoulas region, in our paper diary.

PLace à la magie

Landerneau lights up

Finally, as night falls, the city lights up for a spectacular show! We stroll through the city, following the lights and music. It's a magical stroll, and the children marvel at each of the eight scenographies. Theatmosphere is warm and friendly, and we can feel that the locals are happy to share this moment. Despite the winter chill, we take time out for a hot chocolate on the terrace to savor this unusual atmosphere.

Nuit d'Hiver is full of surprises: let yourself be surprised by an artistic stroll, a concert, a storytelling walk...

Get your camera ready!

From 7 to 31 December, send your best photo of the Nuit d'Hiver scenographies by private message on the Facebook or Instagram account of the City of Landerneau. A public vote will take place from January 2 to 8 via social media.
To be won: a voucher worth €90 valid for a tasting in a restaurant in Landerne.
It's up to you!

And also...

Warm up with a visit to an exhibition

The next day, after a luminous evening, we'll warm up by visiting the current exhibitions. Ne head for the Fonds Hélène et Edouard Leclerc pour la culture, illuminated during Nuit d'Hiver, to discover thecurrent exhibition " In the footsteps of Tolkien and the medieval imagination. Paintings and drawings by John Howe". A real discovery, with over 250 works!

In the heart of Landerneau, the Galerie de Rohan then invites us to discover the world of Olivier Ratsi through the"Echolyse" exhibition: the artist plays with our perception of space to propose immersive installations that lead viewers to question their own interpretation of reality.

It's time to hop on the train home. One thing's for sure: we won't soon forget the magic of Christmas in Landerneau!

Echolyse exhibition at the Galerie de Rohan - Tourism Landerneau Daoulas

Enjoy Winter Night to the fullest!

All practical information

  1. City traffic 
    Traffic will be banned from 5pm to 8.30pm on rue de l'Eglise Saint Houardon, rue des Boucheries and place Saint-Thomas on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from December 8, 2023 to January 7, 2024, and on Mondays, December 25 and January 1.

    Traffic will be banned from 5pm to 8.30pm on Sundays December 10, 17, 24 and 31, Sunday January 7 and on public holidays (Monday December 25, 2023 and Monday January 1, 2024):
    - Quai de Léon, between Pont de Rohan and Pont de Caërnarfon
    - Rue de la Tour d'Auvergne, between Rue de l'Est and Pont de Rohan

  2. Think about carpooling!
    Would you like to come and see the Winter Night illuminations or take part in the activities? Think about the OuestGo platform to find a carpool or offer one!
  3. Parking
    5free parking lots are signposted around town for easy access: Gare Nord, Gare Sud, Mille-Clubs (rue du Calvaire), Saint-Ernel (26 rue Saint-Ernel, OMS (rue du Calvaire). Follow the signs! 
  4. Parking for people with reduced mobility
    Additional spaces are dedicated to parking for people with reduced mobility near the scenographies. They are located in the Quai de Léon and Esplanade du Family car parks.
  5. Prices
    All Nuit d'Hiver events are free of charge (except access to the Ferris wheel (€3) and merry-go-round (€2) on the Christmas market, storytelling walks (€3 to €15), horse-drawn carriage (€2 for children over two) and admission to the FHEL).
  6. Schedules
    Scenographies > Sunday to Thursday: 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. / Friday and Saturday: 5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.
    Video mapping (Place Général de Gaulle, every 30 minutes) > Sunday to Thursday: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. / Friday and Saturday: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  7. The Tourist Office welcomes you during Winter Night
    During Winter Night, the Tourist Office welcomes you until 6 p.m. on Fridays, Saturdays and during school holidays 

Spend the weekend in Landerneau

Where to sleep?

Hotels, self-catering cottages, bed and breakfasts... There are many ways to spend a family weekend in and around Landerneau. 

We're hungry!

Where to eat?
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