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To discover the Bigouden country

Bigouden country offers many avenues to explore and experience the Breton culture, as well as relaxing beaches and delightful dining to make your holidays memorable:
Sea and nature

Beaches located near each rental.
Sailboarding, surfing near La Torch, fishing, clamming, skin diving.
Excursions in the interior, discovering the Bay of Audierne with its prehistoric megaliths and stones, martyrdoms.
Watch the return of the fishing fleet at the end of the day, the unloading and sale of the catch.
Visit the museum of prehistory located 546 yards from the Fisherman’s house in Saint Guenole.
The exposure "Haliotika" on the port of Guilvinec makes it possible to discover the maritime world.
Visit the Echmuhl lighthouse, operational and open to visitors all year.
View the megalithic monuments of Menhirs, dolmens, tumulus and alignments.
Shelter of the lifeboat, with boat with oars of 1901. Statue of shipwreck.
Take the road of the Solar Wind, connecting the Point of the Strong Current to the Point of Penmarc’h.
Sail to the Glenan islands.

Folk festivals "Fêtes des Brodeuses", at the beginning of July in Pont L’Abbé ;
"Festival de Cornouaille" in Quimper : 8 days of festivities to celebrate the richness of the Breton culture.

Local gastronomy The local gastronomy emphasizes the foods from the sea and land, including fresh shellfish on seaweed and crepes with cider. The town of Guilvinec has been designated a « Site remarquable du goût ».

Tourist bureau 62, rue de la Marine - BP 14 - 29730 LE GUILVINEC
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Place Maréchal Davout - St-Pierre - BP 47, 29760 PENMARCH
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Other places to visit... La pointe du Raz
The Henriot Faience manufactures in Quimper,
Concarneau the closed city.
The Glenan islands, the Sein island
Pont-Aven and the road of the painters.
Thalasso of Benodet.
The port museum of Douarnenez,
Vannes, Brest, Locronan....

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