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10 MUST-SEES AROUND THE GULF OF MORBIHAN

 

Séjournez dans le Golfe du Morbihan et découvrez 10 incontournables pour un séjour inoubliable en Bretagne !

 

10 incontournables dans le Morbihan Sud aux alentours de Vannes

Discover the megalithic wealth of Morbihan and try your hand at surfing on the Quiberon peninsula

Morbihan is packed with megalithic sites: over 550 have been recorded.
Le Carnac megalithic siteThis 7,000-year-old site, listed as a Historic Monument since 1889, is still the best-known in the region, where menhirs, dolmens, tumuli, covered walkways and other remains are grouped together over a distance of almost 4 kilometres and bear witness to Neolithic architecture.

The menhirs of Carnac ont été bâtis entre le Vème et le IIIème siècle avant J-C. Leur incroyable alignement en fait leur particularité et suscitent un grand intérêt. Sur leur deux principaux sites, ils regroupent à eux seuls près de 3000 menhirs. Les visites du site peuvent se pratiquer en visite guidée, avec animations ou en visite libre.

 

Just a few minutes south of Carnac lies the Quiberon peninsula. It has a number of spots that are well known to the world's best surfers. Whether you're a beginner or an expert, you'll be able to find THE spot that suits you best. And if you're not in the sporting mood, the power of the sea and the landscapes of Quiberon Bay will sweep you along in the wake of their waves.

Cultivate and inspire yourself at the Domaine de Kerguéhennec

Le Domaine de Kerguéhenneclocated in the commune of Bignan, is a remarkable site in Morbihan where castle life, art and nature come together to create a natural wonderland.

Its 175-hectare park, remodelled in the 19th century by the famous landscape architect Denis Bühler, is home to a sculpture park among the largest in Europe.

Stroll among the works of art and trees and discover unusual sculptures and major exhibitions of contemporary art.

At the heart of the art park stands a 18th century castleIt is a listed building. It is inspired by the style of Versailles and the architects of Louis XIV. From contemporary art exhibitions take place inside the château, with its 19th-century decor.

Take a break and dine in the stable and sheepfold, which have been converted into welcoming exhibition and restaurant areas. The Breton artist Tal-Coat, in particular, has his place there behind the stone walls.

The Domaine de Kerguéhennec organises art workshops, organised bird-watching outings and safe tree-climbing lessons. In addition, a free application "Kerguéhennec itinerary allows you to discover the park and its works on your own. 

The perfect place for a discovery trip with friends or family, where art, architecture and landscape come together, the Domaine de Kerguéhennec has it all!

Sail to the Ponant islands: Houat, Hoëdic and Belle-Île

The Ponant islands Brittany is full of breathtaking landscapes and typical Brittany spots. Set off on an adventure aboard a cruise boat departing from Vannes and Port-Navalo and explore the many breathtaking panoramas offered by the various islands in the Atlantic and the English Channel.

Visit the islands by bike or on foot for a sensational experience guaranteed to amaze. Whether it's Hoëdic, Houat, Belle-Île or Ouessant, each island is unique and has its own special charm. incomparable flora and faunaThe beaches are translucent and turquoise. Their beaches with translucent turquoise waters will seduce you from the first moment.

Don't miss out on some exceptional beauty... Island life is just waiting for you!

Stroll around La Gacilly

La Gacilly is a small village in the in the heart of Morbihan. This is where the Yves Rocher House was founded. A show trail takes you into the world of the beauty brand. Its botanical garden is also a must-see, with more than a thousand plants and flowers.plant species to discover.

From June to September, this village hosts the famous La Gacilly Photo FestivalA programme of events highlighting the major environmental and social challenges facing our society.

Renowned artists and amateur image hunters alike are jostling to give us a glimpse of their work. ethical and humanist photography exhibition focusing on two themes: one geographical, with photographic creations specific to a country or continent, and the other environmental, which zooms in on and questions our relationship with the world and our environment.

an immersive, wandering walk in the heart of the village of La Gacilly, with several hundred photographs, some of them in large format (around 70 square metres), adorning the streets, gardens and alleyways for an unforgettable experience. Open to all, free of charge. 

artistic event not to be missed in Southern Brittany!

Immerse yourself in ocean racing in Lorient

Discover the world of sailing and ocean racing through the Cité de la Voile Éric Tabarlylocated at the Lorient submarine base.
In the wake of this renowned sailor, the Cité de la Voile Éric Tabarly is a interactive family museum which takes visitors to the heart of the oceanic adventure on an original journey on the theme of modern sailing and ocean racing.

You can be sure of a fun-filled visit to this museum, with a completely revamped tour featuring sailing simulators, radio-controlled sailboat basins, a dynamic cinema, children's play areas for 3-6 year olds, an area dedicated to Éric Tabarly, and much more. Numerous activities, events and dynamic workshops are offered during the school holidays to complement the visit.

And if you want to continue your discovery of the Lorient submarine base, enter the submarine Flore-S645You'll be taken to the heart of the military strategies that have shaped the history of the harbour.

Unlock the secrets of Brocéliande

Do you know the Brocéliande forest ? Where the mere mention of this place awakens a marvellous world populated by the fairy Viviane, Merlin the enchanter or the knight Lancelot.

The Door of Secrets offers you a sensory and magical immersion into the world of the Brocéliande forest and its legends in a unique setting. show itinerary about 1 hour.

Set in the former outbuildings of Paimpont Abbey, this magical trail takes you on a journey of discovery of the tales and legends of BrocéliandeYou'll discover the fauna and flora, the history of iron and blacksmiths, and all the magical, mischievous creatures that inhabit this magnificent forest.

Experience the magic of Brocéliande and discover its many secrets.

Explore Brittany's small towns of character

Rochefort-en-Terre, La Roche-Bernard, ... these little Breton towns of character offer us an exceptional heritage, distinguished by the quality and originality of their perfectly preserved historic centres.

Charming narrow streets, timber-framed houses, a castle, an abundance of flowers on the balconies, galleries and craft stalls... Rochefort-en-Terre has it all.
Ranked among the France's most beautiful villagesis a a place not to be missed a great place to stroll.

As well as being labelled 4-flower village in bloomRochefort-en-Terre is a major centre for arts and crafts, with a large number of artisan and artist workshops.

Take a step back in time with a visit to this small town of character La Roche-Bernarda city that defends its history and offers magnificent panoramic views, with a breathtaking view on the Vilaine.

Travel back in time and marvel at Rochefort-en-Terre and La Roche-Bernard!

Soak up history with Napoleon in Pontivy and Colpo

Follow in Napoleon's footsteps through the towns of Pontivy and Colpo.
Pontivy, capital of the Imperial BrittanyNapoleon was seduced by the city's revolutionary identity, and it was here that he drew up his colossal plans. For Napoleon, the choice of this town was totally strategic, as it had the advantage of being located between Nantes and Brest. In fact, the two rivers, the Blavet and the Oust, opened up routes for people and goods to Nantes, Brest and Lorient.

Browse the town of Pontivy and discover its imposing buildings with the architecture of the Napoleonic era. For something a little more dynamic, the tourist office offers classic and costumed tours on the theme of Napoleon.

Further south, the town of Colpo has also seen its history marked by Napoleonic influence.

Embark on the Vélodyssée

La Vélodyssée is a fully signposted cycle route that crosses Brittany and runs along the Atlantic coast to the Basque coast.

Grab your bike and off you go for over 1,200 kilometres of cycle routes through the marshes of the Vendée, Aquitaine océane, Brittany, the Loire estuary, etc., with the ocean in the background, so you can enjoy the view!

Discover the rich heritage and natural beauty of this wild and invigorating cycle route.

Take the Pontivy to Josselin route along the famous Nantes to Brest Canal and its many locks.

For a discovering Brittany freewheeling!

Discover the seaside spirit of La Baule

Get some fresh air and soak up the seaside spirit of La Baule and the surrounding area. Join the the world's most beautiful baysLa Baule has one of the longest beaches in Europe. From Pornichet to Pouliguen, it stretches for almost 9km.
Lined with prestigious hotels and historic villas, La Baule has a chic image and is a great place to take a stroll.

Take the opportunity to explore the surrounding area and discover the Guérande salt marshes as well as the Brière Regional Nature Park offering a unique ecosystem of incomparable beauty.

An opportunity to stay in our Appart'Hôtels

 

During your stay in BrittanyWe look forward to welcoming you to our establishment.

Ideally located in the Vannes city centreclose to the train station and all amenities, our Appart'Hôtel Le Liberté is the ideal starting point for your outings in Morbihan

Our 21 fully-equipped flats, ranging from studios to 3-bedrooms, are sure to please whether you're travelling alone, as a couple, with your family or with friends.

Everything you need to enjoy a moment of relaxation in Vannes is at your disposal.