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25 March 2024  |  Tourism

A stay in the south of Brittany

Southern Brittany is a destination that seduces travelers with its wild beauty and preserved authenticity. From its beautiful coasts to its charming villages, this region is full of treasures to discover. In this article, let's embark together on a getaway to discover the wonders of Southern Brittany.

The Côtes du Quibéron

To the South of Brittany, the peninsula reveals its wild coasts, beaten by the winds and waves of the Atlantic Ocean. Protected by nature, this piece of land offers beautiful, breathtaking landscapes. Hiking enthusiasts will be delighted by the coastal path which winds along the cliffs offering breathtaking panoramas of the ocean.

The Quibéron peninsula is a pleasant playground with these water sports: surfing, sailing, kite-surfing...

Quiberon has beautiful beaches sheltered from the wind, a true corner of Breton paradise, enjoy the pleasures of the sea. Port Maria was the first sardine port in France, today it is the main fishing port of Quiberon. 36 boats still distributed in the city's two ports.

Quibéron is a seaside resort where you can take advantage of it to relax.

Belle-Île-en-mer, Jewel of the Atlantic

Belle-Île-en-mer is a very pleasant place and a true paradise accessible by ferry from Quiberon. With its secret coves, fine sandy beaches and steep cliffs, this island is an ideal playground for nature lovers. Don't forget to visit the Pointe des Poulains lighthouse, which offers an exceptional panorama of the island and its surroundings.

The Gulf of Morbihan, an inland sea

Dotted with islands and islets, it offers landscapes depending on the tides. Embark on a cruise to discover its emblematic islands such as Île-aux-Moines or Île-d'Arz and let yourself be captivated by the beauty of this unique place.


Nestled at the bottom of the bay, Concarneau is a town with authentic charm, it is a true maritime fortress which is home to picturesque streets, half-timbered houses and a lively port. You can stroll on the ramparts, taste fresh seafood in the port and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere that reigns here. A city of art and history, Concarneau offers several versions of the maritime spectacle, each as pleasant as the next. Its coastal and stronghold past is reflected in its thick 14th century ramparts. The fine sandy beaches and the marina are ideal places for water and seaside activities. The corniche offers a lovely walk to Sables Blancs beach.

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Amélie Roca

I am a Community Manager for Pure France as well as the host of Pure France TV, presenting high quality rental homes all over France.

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