Brittany has so much to share! Concarneau, Fouesnant les Glénan, Le Guilvinec, the Pointe du Raz, Quimper, the islands of Sein, Ouessant, Molène, the Crozon peninsula, the Bay of Morlaix, the Gulf of Morbihan… and so much more ! So many nuggets and wonders to discover and rediscover!
By choosing our destination, you are sure to get the best of Brittany with an easy and quick access to many other territories. 30 minutes drive from Lorient and Quimper and 1-hour drive from Brest and Vannes, explore the Armorican peninsula and the legendary Brittany!
Discover Concarneau and its famous Ville Close! Visit the Fishery Museum and the Marinarium or gaze at the beautiful sandy beaches from the little Celtic Train. On the way out of the city you can opt for a cultural trip and discover the Château de Kériolet, sumptuous dwelling of a famous Russian imperial princess.
South Finistère is the host land of our sumptuous Breton Caribbean. Set sail for the Glénan archipelago aboard the Vedettes de l’Odet, the Croisières Bleues or Glénan Découverte. Longing for idleness, the peaceful coves of Beg-Meil are waiting for you! And don’t skip Port-la-Forêt to admire the most famous racing yachts !
Head east towards Quimperlé and its surroundings: picturesque little ports such as Doëlan, Brigneau, Merrien and Rosbras, but also amazing natural sites such as the Devil’s Rocks or the mysterious forest of Carnoët. Land of Art and History, the country of Quimperlé is proud of its historical heritage: the enchanting sites of the Saint-Maurice abbey and the manor of Kernault will make you travel in ancient times, and you can also follow in the footsteps of Gauguin and other painters of the “school of Pont-Aven” at the Maison Musée du Pouldu.
About 45 minutes west of Concarneau, discover the Pays Bigouden: greet the catch of the day at the Guilvinec from the panoramic terrace of Haliotika The Fishery City, climb the 307 steps of the lighthouse of Eckmühl in Penmarc’h or surf the majestic waves of the Pointe de la Torche!
Further north, the indented coast of the Pointe du Raz is a mustof your holidays: on a clear day or in heavy weather, this grandiose site will bewitch you with its wild and breathtaking beauty. From the coast, you may see the “La Vieille” lighthouse and the island of Sein: with the Penn Ar Bed or Finist’Mer companies, you can embark for this mythical island! On the way back, stop off at Pont-Croix, an adorable little town.
Less than 30 minutes north of Concarneau, you will for sure fall in love with Quimper, its cobbled streets, its colorful half-timbered houses and the sumptuous spires of its Gothic cathedral. Stroll along the banks of the Odet, discover the wonderful botanical gardens of Locmaria or La Retraite, visit the beautiful Breton Museum, Fine Arts Museum or the Faience Museum or go aboard for a gourmet cruise on the river Odet! A few kilometers from Quimper, discover one of the pearls of Brittany and one of the Most Beautiful Villages in France: Locronan, a village entirely built with granite.
At about an hour away from our destination, let’s visit Brest, the metropolis of Finistère! Visit the dockyard, the port of the Moulin Blanc, the workshops of the Capuchins accessible by cable car… And, most of all, dive into the oceans by exploring the three pavilions of Océanopolis! Along the way, stop off at the abbey of Daoulas to admire its splendid medieval-inspired gardens or the remains of one of the oldest monasteries in Brittany at the museum of the abbey of Landevennec.
It’s a bit further away but worth the detour: Plougonvelin and the Pointe Saint-Mathieu with its lighthouse and the ruins of an old abbey. Just a short walk away: the Museum Mémoire 39-45.