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In the City; Among nature; Near water
Situated in Southern Brittany, half way between the bustling city of Lorient (38 km) and the charming medieval city of Vannes (32 km), a short drive from the sought after resorts of Erdeven, Carnac and La Trinité sur Mer.
Environment : By the Etel river, in western Morbihan, with direct access, in a small and quiet residential area, facing the islands and surrounded by green countryside.
PLACES TO VISIT:
Erdeven. 5 km. Seaside resort with beautiful fine, long, sandy beaches for swimming, surfing, and all watersports, as well as a naturist beach.
Carnac. 14 km. Sought-after and lively seaside resort with excellent sandy beaches. Also renowned for its impressive prehistoric standing stones. A wide range of watersport activities are available as well as a good selection of restaurants and bars.
Auray. 16 km. Charming little town with beautiful old quarter with delightful 15th and 16th century houses. Nearby Ste Anne d’Auray is Brittany’s most important place of pilgrimage drawing thousands of pilgrims and tourists from all over the world all year round but especially on July 26th for its “Pardon de Ste Anne” which was attended by Pope John Paul II in 1996.
La Trinité. 18 km. Sought-after seaside resort, haunt of many world famous sailors and renowned for its sailing and boating events. Its lovely quayside is dotted with numerous seafood restaurants.
THINGS TO DO:
Forêt Adrénaline, Carnac. 14 km . Tree top adventure park/Tree climbing. Come and enjoy 140 different challenges set in 5 hectares of forest.
Golf Saint-Laurent, Auray. 15 km. Golf course. 18 holes Par 72 - 6128m. 9 holes Par 35 - 2705m. In a very pretty pine and oak tree forest, a beautiful course host to many major French events and voted one of the best 40 courses in France.
Camors Adventure Forest, Camors. 27 km. Adventure Park/Tree climbing. Set off on an exciting adventure in this hilly, wooded and lakeside setting and try out the monkey, rope and vine bridges high up in the trees. (Adventure course takes 2.5 hours to complete.) Children’s trail with 30 workshops and youth trail with 80 workshops.
Aquarium du Golfe, Vannes. 35 km. Aquarium. 50 tanks taking you from the Morbihan Gulf to the Red Sea via the Amazon. A refreshing visit for the whole family.
Quiberon. 25 km. Stylish seaside resort with attractive beaches on the rocky peninsula of the same name. The windswept eastern side of the peninsula is popular with watersports enthusiasts whilst the sheltered main beach is lined with a variety of bars, cafes and restaurants. Boat crossings to Belle Ile.
Vannes. 35 km. Delightful and lively city with narrow cobbled streets and medieval buildings crammed around its cathedral. Outside the old walled town, the large colourful port shelters many yachts and is the point of departure for scenic boat trips to the Gulf of Morbihan islands.
Belle Ile. 45 km. The largest and most beautiful island in Brittany. Its stunning splendour has inspired many artists: Sarah Bernhardt, Gustave Flaubert, Claude Monet, and many others have fallen under its charms. So will you when you discover its green and undulating countryside and enormous sandy beaches. Well worth a day trip. Best discovered by bike. Boat crossings from Quiberon.
Pontivy. 55 km. Quaint market town with both a Napoleonic and medieval quarter overlooked by its fabulous 15th century moated castle. Situated on the banks of the Nantes to Brest Canal, it has a lovely atmosphere and boasts a large variety of restaurants and bars. Don’t miss the market every Monday morning!
HOW TO GET THERE:
Low cost flights from UK to Rennes (1 hrs 45 mn), Brest (2 hrs).
Ferries to Roscoff (2.5 hrs), St Malo (2.5 hrs).
Beach: 10 km
Shopping centre: 1 km
Town centre: 600m
Tennis: 1 km
Hospital: 22 km
Golf: 6 km.