Visit ideas in Brittany, France
Bigouden countryside (50 km) : A small countryside with its famous headdress. During your trip, you can visit the Eckmühl lighthouse at Penmarch, observe the fishing of the day, and the unloading of the fishes at the Guilvinec, which is the first artisanal fishing port of France. At the Pointe De La Torche, one of the bests surf spots in Europe, don’t miss, while on April, the superb hyacinth and tulip fields.
LOCRONAN (50 km): This small medieval city is one of the most beautiful village of France, and is labelled « Little town of character» of Britany. Classified as Historic Monument, this beautiful town has been the place of many shooting location. There is many art artisans in the city.
DOUARNENEZ (60 km): Former great sardine boat port and actually third artisanal fishing port of Britany. At Port-Rhu, the Port-museum: a museum of classic boats afloat.
19 July 2016: Arrived of the old riggings for the great parade Brest-Douarnenez
LA POINTE DU RAZ (80 km) Labelled Grand Site de France is an emblematic place of natural heritage in Britany. This tip with abrupt cliffs (70 m) will make you enjoy iodine, moorland and heather’s smell. Facing you, the mythical “Raz de Sein” well known by sailors; and by clear weather, you will be able to see Sein Island. Near the site, don’t miss, the « baie des Trépassés », and the « Pointe du Van »
BREST (100 km) : Located on the edge of the wide Brest Bay, one of the most beautiful in Europe, facing the Crozon Peninsula, it is the second military port in France. Don’t miss the opportunity to discover:
- The National Botanic Conservatory’s garden
- The Castle, oldest monument of the city, hosting the National museum of the navy,
- The Tour Tanguy
- The lighthouse of the tip Saint Mathieu,
- Océanopolis unique in Europe: A scientific and cultural center, dedicated to the discovery of the oceans; immerse yourself in the submarine universe, and discover the fauna and the flora of the whole world oceans. www.oceanopolis.com
2016: Brest’s International Maritime Festival, from 13 to 19 July 2016 Boat gathering, of every type, from every ocean of the planet. www.brest2016.fr