Locmariaquer Things to Do
wonderful country , glorious beaches in the wild side, long one after the other one, with bathing waters and parking for free. the best wild way to be at the beach, picnic areas available, and opportunity for water sports including good surfing. TIM Bus line 1 from Vannes or Auray take you here.These are the beaches in LocmariaquerPlage de...more
one of the main stations to take a cruise or passenger boat into the islands of the Gulf of Morbihan Unesco class,and just gorgeous prices from 9€ to 25€ per person;several companies.You go to city center, or centre ville and buy your ticket at the different kiosks there. Then head over to the landing dock or embarkadere and get your boat like the...more
These are wonderful stones magnificently setup and a nice boutique entrance for souvenirs, free parking next door.You get here byRoad D 78, then follow "Site des mégalithes" or "Table des Marchand" and "Grand Menhir Briséthe main one is by the side with the big parking lot next to it, but if you out on the road D78 and walk along it, you go around...more
wonderful resto with great seafood overlooking the harbor out to the gulf of morbihan, open from april to september.The freshest fish and seafood right off the boats are serve here, simply sumptuosly delicious. You will be in heaven if like me love seafood and fish.fresh.We have come here several times as it is only 25 kms from me and always...more
The Créperie les Iles, a very nice ,and we were in a hurry because as it was close to 15H and you know here we respect the time. The folks were very friendly and invited us in, we realise they serve all day, and folks especially those waiting for the passenger boats to the islands do stop by at any time. There is no webpage but they are open every...more
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And we all need to get something when visiting a new area, and this store has it loaded for you to take a gift back to someone or use them yourselves.It is open April to September for all your Décoration, beach articels, fishing accessories, souvenirs, and beach/marine clothings. gifts of Breton designs are a must.Marine motifs are great give...more
always here folks can't find places to buy groceries/food here. Well every town has a city center store, sure is not your normal supermarket or hypermarket but it has all essentials to bail you out of any situation of hunger and more.The Sparr are a chain too of small town grocery stores, and they are loaded. WE have use them all the way from north...more
Locmariaquer Off The Beaten Path
it was built in the roman style between 1082 and 1120 AD by the monks of Quimperlé.
The remains still visible today are the transept and the choir; on the facade there is the inscription in Latin “Hic Domus Dei” (here there is a house of God).
This exterior area show an archaic architecture with many roman cubiques, bricks, and mix with bricks of different positioning all dating from this period. The door is protected by a porch up front that the ceilings in wood wre taken down in 1988 that allows us to see an inscription in Latin “Haec Porta Coelli” (here is the door to heaven).
Near the southern door you find protruded in the walls a beautiful blessing in granite decorated with leaves and grapevine, dating from the 15C. The interior of the church show its roman architecture in the transept and the apseRelated to:
- Religious Travel
- Historical Travel
Favorite thing: The tourist office is always a good sense to make it your first stop either online or in person, its a must.
This one sits right at the entrance to the city on road D781 or Rue de la Victoire. Around the corner you have pl de la mairie with the mayor's office ,post office and much more, walking distance to the harbor cruises.
one effort combining Locmariaquer and nearby towns
another site with more of the Gulf side of the towns info in French
Fondest memory: saying hello to the hard working tourist staff at Locmariaquer.Related to:
- Family Travel