Tourist Attractions in Southern Brittany

Locmine marketThere is a wealth of things to see and do during your holiday in Southern Brittany. This region enjoys a mild climate, is rich in places of natural and historical interest and is ideal for sporting and leisure pursuits.

Local Shops near St Quidy

Nearby the holiday cottage are the villages of Plumelin and La Chapelle Neuve which have a bakers and grocers. The towns of Locminé and Baud have supermarkets, and many varied places to eat, from creperies to gourmet restaurants.

Sightseeing in Morbihan

Vannes, the largest town in the Morbihan, is an interesting mediaeval city and one of the ports Vannesfrom which boat trips can be taken to explore the Gulf and the many islands within it. Other towns in the area worth visiting include Lorient, which has many beaches nearby, Josselin with its cobbled streets and imposing castle, Auray with its charming port of St.Goustain, and the beaches at Carnac (with its prehistoric megaliths), Larmor and the Quiberon Peninsula. Another delightful area to visit is the Blavet river, at St. St_GoustainNicholas des Eaux, towards the town of Pontivy with its large chateau.

Tourist Information

Leisure facilities in the Morbihan area include golf (three courses), horseriding, tennis, swimming, sailing and canoeing. This area also offers excellent opportunities for walking and cycling, and there Dinosaur parkare three fishing rivers nearby.

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