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Our favorites in Pays Bigouden Sud






   Recommended activity for children

The beaches

- Loctudy has six beautiful beaches of fine white sand, well oriented and protected, with safe swimming for children like the large beach of Lodonnec (photo).
- The beach of Langoz is supervised and also accessible to disabled people.
- The Sables Blancs beaches in Loctudy and the Ster beach in Guilvinec are sometimes windier.
- In Audierne Bay, the beaches are wilder and can be dangerous. Safe swimming is possible between the blue flags nearby the lifeguard stations.

The curious

- The Pont l'Abbé and Loctudy discovery circuits.
- The Kerazan manor,
- The Le Coeur shipyard in Lesconil.
- The bigouden museum of the Pont l'Abbé castle,
- The port of Guilvinec and its Haliotika museum to discover the local fishing and the auction of the port.
- The Eckmühl lighthouse and its lifeboat museum,
- The Tronoën chapel and its 15th century Calvary,
- The house of Bretons games for young and old in Saint-Jean-Trolimon.
- Visit Ile-Tudy village by taking the ferry from the Loctudy marina.
- A photo rally or a treasure hunt to discover l'île Tudy, Pont-l'Abbé, Pont-Aven, Locronan... with Les Archi Kurieux.

⇢ Discover the churches and chapels of the Bigouden country

Neolithic sites

- the Bigouden South Country between Lesconil and Saint Guénolé has many Neolithic sites: menhirs, dolmens, covered alleys and alignments. - the Bigouden South Country between Lesconil and Saint Guénolé has many Neolithic sites: menhirs, dolmens, covered alleys and alignments. We have put together for you a discovery circuit by bike or by car of these vestiges of the past.
- The archaeological site of Menez-Dregan in the north of the Pays Bigouden will make you discover a major Paleolithic site with an occupation dating back to -465,000 years and one of the oldest traces of fireplaces and use of fire in Europe.
- Nearby, you can also discover the beautiful covered alley of Pors Poulhan as well as the Neolithic necropolis of the Pointe du Souc\’h, listed as a Historic Monument.

Quimper: Heart of Cornwall

- Stroll along the banks of the Odet and discover the old streets of Quimper with its half-timbered houses and its Gothic Saint Corentin cathedral,
- A guided tour is organized by the Quimper tourist office,
- Discover the popular arts and traditions by visiting the departmental Breton museum without forgetting the museum of fine arts link,
- In Locmaria, Breton art is highlighted with the famous Henriot earthenware and the embroidery of Pascal Jaouen.
- Immerse yourself in Breton folklore during the Cornwall festival by the end of July with its groups of Breton dances and music until the end of the night.

Gourmands

- The Pont l'Abbé biscuit factory link with its Breton cake specialties such as Kouign-Amann.
- The Kerné cider house link and its small museum dedicated to cider.
- the Hénaff pâté house link in Pouldreuzic.
- The visit of the la Compagnie Bretonne, cannery of Saint Guénolé where you can taste delicious fish recipes.
- "Super food from the sea" our seaweeds are treasures to cook - store at Marinoé in Lesconil.

On vacation without my car

- We have put together a program of several days for you to do without a car link.
- From Quimper train station, bus 56-C link , Loctudy-Lodonnec stop, drops you off 50 m from the house.
- There are also regular air connections to Quimper or Brest.
- Bike rental in Loctudy link for your trips.

The cylists

- The bike route N ° 5 of Brittany entitled "The coastline by bike, from Roscoff to Saint-Nazaire" link passes near the house along the beach. You can follow it from Pont-l'Abbé to Audierne bay. It takes quiet little roads and a greenway (old railway line) between Guilvinec and Saint Guénolé.
- The ferries between Loctudy and Ile Tudy then between Sainte Marine and Bénodet are accessible with bikes.
- Possibility to rent bikes in Guilvinec for all the family.

⇢ proposals for bicycle tours

The hikers

- The GR 34 coastal long-distance path passes near by Brise Océane. The opportunity to make pretty walks for everyone by walking away from the house.
- From the house, marked coastal paths will lead you either towards Lesconil or towards the lighthouse of Penmarc'h and Saint Guénolé.
- Walk towards Loctudy and Pont L'Abbé along the river.
- Take the ferry at Loctudy marina to visit Ile-Tudy.
- Loan of walking maps and guides.
⇢ hiking tours proposals nearby Brise Océane
⇢ GR34 - the customs path by ITIRANDO

Sea birds

- Beaches like the Pont l'Abbé river and the Ster river in Lesconil offer the possibility of observing birds up close.
- We lend binoculars and nature guides to make the most of it.
- Discovery of the fauna, flora and dune landscapes of Audierne Bay link.

⇢ Discover the seaside birds

The joggers

- Several circuits are available from the house.
- The seaside, the Pont l'Abbé and Lesconil rivers, as many opportunities to discover chapels, fountains, dolmens and menhirs by the waysides.

⇢ Tours available in GPX format

The kayak and the aquatic walk

- Discover the Pont l'Abbé river link or on the Odet link.
- Go meet gray seals in a sea kayak off the Guilvinec link (reservation required).
- Beginner or initiated, the Bigouden’spot pass is for you. It allows you to discover many nautical activities at reduced prices.
- Map of participating sites here.

- You can practice water walking along the beaches of the country Bigouden Sud.
- Details and reservation on lien.

Surf

- At 20 km, the Pointe de la Torche is renowned for its spot and its surf and kite surf schools.
- Courses and equipment rental are possible on site link and link.
- You can also learn sand yachting on the large expanses of sand in Audierne Bay.

- Beginner or initiated, the Bigouden’spot pass is for you. It allows you to discover many nautical activities at reduced prices.
- Map of participating sites here.

Sailing

- Sailing course or rental of a sailboat at the Langoz nautical circle in Loctudy link, of Lesconil link or at the Guilvinec lien to learn or to improve.

- Beginner or initiated, the Bigouden’spot pass is for you. It allows you to discover many nautical activities at reduced prices.
- Map of participating sites here.

Churches and chapels

Many churches and chapels to discover in this corner of the Pays Bigouden, for example:
- l'église des Carmes à Pont l'Abbé.
- l'église romane du 11° siècle à Loctudy.
- la chapelle Saint Tremeur.
- l'église Saint Nona de Penmarc'h.
- la chapelle de la Madeleine près du site de la Torche.
- la chappelle Notre-Dame de la Joie à Saint Guénolé.


⇢ Discover the churches and chapels of the Bigouden country

Fest Noz

- Come and participate in a Fest-Noz, this typical Breton "night party" with its meal animated by sea songs followed by a ball where various groups of folk musicians will introduce you to the traditional dances of the region.
- The calendar of events is available on the Tamm Kreiz website

Please note: due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Fest-Noz are prohibited for the moment.

And a little further...

- The port-museum of Douarnenez.
- The typical village of Locronan,
- The exceptional setting of the pointe du Raz,
- The walled city of Concarneau,
- The pretty village of Pont- Aven and its museum presenting works from "Pont-Aven school".
- In Brest, a unique trip to the heart of the oceans at the Oceanopolis site.
- In Lorient, the City of Sailing for a discovery (with the family) from sailing in the wake of Eric Tabarly and ocean racing.