Up North, in Morbihan
The Vilaine estuary and the ancient city of LA ROCHE BERNARD : place where the see and river navigations meet, in the heart of the river Vilaine, the Port of La Roche Bernard can host more than 500 boats. La Roche Bernard is full of artists of craft arts such as a glassblower, mozaic artist, jewlers...
ROCHEFORT EN TERRE : discover this historic major village of Southern Brittany, wonderfull "Cité de Caractère" with its castle, stone houses, local art craft and thousands of flowers!
VANNES : Vannes is a privileged town with a Marina in the center town. High place of the Morbihan Gulf, it takes advantage of its soft and bright climate. Vannes, is also a town of art and history, with a prestigious past, with its cathedral, its Museum of Prehistory, its citywall, the old washhouses... High cultural place, concentration of exhibitions, Vannes drapes itself of thousand of coulours and propose to each great moments!
THE GOLFE DU MORBIHAN : Located at the Armorican Atlantic side, the Gulf of Morbihan, "Little Sea" in Britton, gave its name to the department. This inner sea is closed by the peninsula of Rhuys, and extends on almost 100 km². A narrow passage, where the sea currents are violents, allow the communication with the Ocean. The legend tells that we count as many islands as there are days in a year, but only around thirty are inhabited. Its soft and sunny climate, the beauty of its wild coasts make of the Morbihan Gulf a renowned touristic place.
THE MEGALITHIC SITE OF CARNAC : Old of 6000 years, the mégalithic site of Carnac is a high place of European prehistory. Its 3000 standing stones distributed on 40 acres and 4 km long, according to a structured organisation. The Carnac alignments is one of the fisrt monumental architecture of stones in Europe. The sites are open to the visitors during the winter, from the 1st of October until the 31st of March, you can access to it but during the summer only at the time of a visit conference.
The Animal park of BRANFERE: Discover harmony and peace of mind in an exceptional place far away from the concept of the others animal parcs. With its water sources connected to each other by waterfalls, meadows, islands and woods on this hudge 40 acres park where numeroius spiecies of animals live in freely. Nigerian Giraffe, Maki Catta, Paradise Crane, Tamarin, Wolf with Mane, Red Panda, Ara Hyacinthe...
The parcabout: to have fun, to relax, to discover new sensations, observe the animals living in freedom at several meters high in the Branféré trees. Reach the adventure!
Open from February until November - Tickets for sale at the reception of the campsite.
Down south, In Loire-Atlanique
GUERANDE, the salt marshes and fortified city. The medieval city is surrounded by 1,5 km of city wall, internationaly reknown for its salt. Guérande hides plenty of treasures... Certified town of Art and History, you will be projected to the Middle-Age during the Medieval Festivities during summertime, take some time to stroll in the paved streets.
LE CROISIC AND THE COTE SAUVAGE: You want to take a breath? The fishing harbour of Le Croisic, the ancient open outcry market, the center town, come and get some iodized air on this trimmed ancient island with rocky sides, "dunes vasières" and swamps. Go deeper into your knowledges, or discover the sea world at the "Océarium du Croisic" stun the eyes of the whole family (underwater tunnel, touch sensitive pond, sharks aquarium...)! Go for a walk in "Le Pouliguen" and get enchanted by the Wild Coast. From the sunrise until the sunset, depending to the tides, the Wild Coast ("Côte Sauvage") will show you its thousand faces.
BRIERE MARSHES : discover the natural park of Brière in boat or horse carriage - Tickets sales at the reception of the campsite.
SAINT-NAZAIRE :"Billions of blue blistering barnacles!" Let’s go to Saint Nazaire, follow the tracks of Tintin and the Calculus Affair and discover this town built twice in a century. Come to break through the mystery of the submarines, visiting the Espadon, the secrets of liners manufactury at the shipyard and go on board of the Escal’ Atlantique. Saint Nazaire, it’s also 90 years of passion for aeronautics with the Airbus Factory that you can also visit.
BAY OF LA BAULE : Want to do some shopping, action or to mingle with the crowd? The bay of La Baule knows how to host with sophistication. Have a brake, luxury and relaxation at the Thalassotherapy Center Thalgo, sports at the Barriere International Gulf Club, or go on a guided walk on Segway in the woods or on the seaside (information at the tourist office of La Baule). For the shoppoholics, go straight down to the Avenue De Gaulle and rush into the shops Chloé, Sud Express... Find the top of fashion and jewelry by the sea! Have lunch, dinner or just a drink in one of he numerous bars and retaurants on the longest beach of Europe (9km of coast) and enjoy this bay, all this with view on the sea. From traditional restaurants, typicals, gastronomic, until the home-made japanese course, cooking in the inspiration between earth and sea, for each desire, its establishment! Sharp your papillas! A dash of cocktails, a pinch of VIP, a glassful of music and a water-bath of a warm atmosphere... La Baule knows the ideal recipe to light up your nights!
The castles: Nantes, Ranrouet, Suscinio...