Quiberon Travel Guide

  • over fishing coop to castle
    over fishing coop to castle
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  • the fortress from the beach
    the fortress from the beach
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  • further reaching the fortress by car
    further reaching the fortress by car
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Quiberon Things to Do

  • The wild coast or côte sauvage II

    A wonderful area I keep coming back to it, gorgeous views of the océan from top of the cliffs ,along the Atlantic wall of wWII fame.See the travelogues for more pictures.you will have restaurants here tips too here, and parking areas to walk as close as possible tothe cliffs.It s a lovely ride great for the family and there are areas for picnic and...

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  • The wild coast or côte sauvage

    this is heaven on earth, wonderful road that of course a car is a must. You past by small villages and ports harbors, bordering the cliffs of the peninsula of Quiberon, going on the Côte Sauvage I came from auray coming in by portivy ,Beg en Aud, then port blanc, kervihan ,port kerné, port bara, pointe du percho and arrive at the Chateau Turpault...

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  • beaches conguel, govino,grande plage

    well Quiberon is full of them from nice sandy good size beaches to small coves with algae and rocky surface, all are visited by locals and tourists alike.the area is a peninsula that is just gorgeous and should be summer hq for me for many years i hope. You are welcome to stop by and let me know. I am 34 kms from hereyou have the rocky section of...

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  • The beach at plage de conguel

    this is the most extreme point of the Quiberon peninsula and it is sublime savage but with all commodities for families and nice cove beach as well as one extensive one with picnic tables and camping grounds across the street, horse backriding and nice sandy beach.You can walk from city center here in about 20 minutes as we are use to walk....

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  • Kids activities at Grande Plage

    This is definitively a beach for the whole family, there are swim lessons and activities for kids from 2 yrs old, and strategically place at the two extremes of the beach.It always encouraging to see the mix on the beach, and it is great.

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  • Gare Maritime, or cruise terminal

    the Gare Maritime is the connection of the peninsula with the outlying islands such as Bell-Ile, all UNESCO world heritage sites in the Gulf of Morbihan.you have all the info in English at the tourist office webpage in contact. My favorite as big and diverse is Belle-Ile, but the sentimental favorite is Houat.YOu have hotels and restos just across...

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  • Grande plage or big beach

    the hightlight of the area, the center of it all, great beach, all kinds of activities for young and old, always something going on in summer.The views over the casino, the castle, the fisherman coop, the boardwalk, the shops and restos at dead in by the big blue ocean is fantastic.Music blaring and game from volley to handball,soccer/football, and...

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  • Port Haliguen

    a wonderful inner harbor of very nice tall ships and motor boats, with a nice small secluded beach (Portigo)next to it, quiet tranquil, the old Brittany.Very nice if with families or boater aficionados, will be in heaven. The views over the reefs,and lighthouses adorning the coast is very nice.it is just along the grand plage continuing towards...

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  • church Notre Dame de Locmaria

    a church originally from the 15C, going thru periods of fire, and destruction, burned by the English ,and after the French revolution serve to care and detained the insurgents chuans who fought the Republic.the now church dates from 1906, right at the entrance to the old section,and the street leading to the grand plage big beach.nice indeed to...

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Quiberon Hotels

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  • La Petite Sirene Hotel

    This is a simple beach accommodation 2 stars hotel. It seems to be well maintained for what I saw....

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  • Sofitel Quiberon Thalassa

    Pointe de Goulvars, BP 10802 Cedex, Quiberon, Brittany, 56178, France

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Solo

  • Hotel A l'Ideal

    43 Route de Port Haliguen, Quiberon, 56170, France

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

Quiberon Restaurants

  • bistrot à vins in pl Hoche new bohéme

    Le Tourbillon closed and now there is La Bohéme same menu and layout but different owners.I came back to see and voilà the place has reopen. No webpage yet it just open this weekend !!!As we come here often only 40 kms from our home we enjoy the changes. The place now still has those wonderful burgers in a café style setting and drinks while...

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  • brasserie pub on pl Hoche

    This is new opens since last April a bit backj on place Hoche away from the Grande Plage beach but easily walkable. When we come we go straight for the boardwalk area most of the time, but this day it was cold and rainy and we decided to go in. A wonderful surprise.The place is very nice wooded English pub style, with screen TV several, and bench...

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  • Jack of all trades, café et brasserie

    the place of all trades, with brasserie and pizzeria service, so a great way to be in the terrace with a good beer and see the beautiful people walk by. The service is fast and friendly. THe food a bit brasserie but not bad, a great place with large groups too.you can play PMU betting here too. A great cold beer again ::) it is now the Cafe Hoche,...

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  • do it better at the beach with Fisher's

    This is a new addition to the Quiberon already wonderful choices to eat and have fun. The owner after doing some rumbling in deluxe places in Paris came here to open this at the beach, yes it is right on the beach, grande plage, the very best.Very beach chic ambiand with good looking servers and good friendly service. Relax you are on sand at the...

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  • gourmet on the beach Margot

    Now this is class on the beach, the restaurant you go in on the quai by the grande plage, and has a terrace overlooking the beach. This is style and classy dining. Prices to boot. We took a peek with the family for a drink and the mussels menu for lunch of 16€ just to see the ocean from abroad. You can have normal menus from 23€ and up. It does...

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  • quick gourmet food at meli

    This is nice fast food fresh original and French place that was just tested and it will bring us back.The place is nice upscale fast food ,good fast service and on a quaint area of town rue de port maria is full of shops and restos, nice.there are artisans or expert boulangerie/Pâtisserie and the confections are just awesome. recommended for a...

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Quiberon Nightlife

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    by gwened Written Aug 24, 2012

    wonderful nightclub disco right in by the beach at port Maria, there for 50 yrs and very popular with young old and tourists. Open all year from 23h to 06h.

    I am told many international stars have been here, but cant confirm lol!!! and no webpage

    Dress Code: come chic branché no ties require no sneakers allowed

    front le suroit disco rue de port maria and see disco on left
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Quiberon Transportation

  • gare maritime, cruises

    It is a very nice cruise ferry terminal right on the quai belle ile and the bus terminal for Quiberon is just outside. this is the station for trips to Belle-île-sur-Mer, île d’Houat, and île d’Hoëdic. The Compagnie Océane does this service, the dept tourist office tells you,...

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  • How to get in and out

    Its not easy when you are going to a peninsula, presqu'ile de Quiberon. HOwever, here is my five cents (I lived 45 kms from here lol!! ,but I used my car)The train, closest station in my town of Auray TGV service from Paris Montparnasse.www.voyages-sncf.comIn summer, you have the tire bouchon train from Auray to Quiberon, sold at both tourist...

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  • ride a bike at cyclomar

    a wonderful way to see the complte area on a bicycle or cyclobike, or family carriage bike to as much as 5 persons on it, we did it...will show the store photo. You can see they rent almost anything on wheels lol!!!It is in city center by place Hoche just out of parking Varquez and behind the small park where the statue of Gen Hoche is located....

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Quiberon Shopping

  • biscuits breton galore

    right in city center of shopping galore this is a nice quaint store near the hotel de ville or city hall of the city.They can make about 100 kouign hamann per day right on the premises!!! a delight to buy it here fresh and artesinal.The store is smallist but well stocked and clean with good friendly welcome. YOu are here in the local area away from...

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  • closed now bakery

    CLOSED.Leave for the memories now there is a bakery at location.a store just on the beginning of the main road by the gare ,trainstation, you will get all your beach items here cheaper, and patio furn, gifts, just like an old fashion quincallerie. love it for the choice and selection with friendly local advise.a family place.Les Arcades are gone,...

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  • chocolates are here in Real

    wonderful new chain, just visit their store in pont Aven (see tip) and while visiting Quiberon also close to me here was surprise to see a branch here too !!!Over 33 stores now and doing chocolates for some prestigious brands here, so it is confirm the chocolates and nougats are deliciously...

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Quiberon Local Customs

  • Balades Solex Costumes

    This is a very nice local event already in its 14th year. It consist of dressing in costumes from different periods and acts , and ride a bicyble or small bike all over the town. families seems to love it.It was pack with locals and visitors alike. This is itThe participants meets by 14h30 at the place Hoche and initially will be launched at 15h in...

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  • Quiberon remembers every year

    A unique mémorial because it is done to honor the mothers of American soldiers who fought and died in the Quiberon Atlantic Wall campaign as well as in all of Brittany.i left you the webpge in French where the story comes out, and I have translated in English here, see the photo tooAt the American memorial on the site of the village of Guernic in...

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Quiberon Warnings and Dangers

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    by gwened Written Jan 11, 2015

    not a warning nor danger but a need on any vacation, the pharmacy.
    We come here often and whenever a cold medication or headache or anything on health issues the follks are very friendly so need to be known. Of course, all your beach tanning needs and advice!

    It is right on the Place Hoche, just approaching the main beach or Grande Plage. IN the center of it all, and ready to help.

    You can't missed on your left going to the beach or right coming out the main entrance. Main pharmacien is Mr. Edouard Jovenin

    hours are Mondays to Saturdays , 9h-12h30 and 14h-19h30.

    Pharmacie de la plage
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Quiberon Off The Beaten Path

  • the lighthouse of Quiberon

    wonderful always these lighthouses or phares , here is no different.Phare de Port Maria is the nicest one I encountered it always then you have the phare de la Teignoise, and phare de port Haliguen.The lighthouse of port Maria is cylindrical in shape with white concrete with stones , the light lantern is green. It is next to a house and has two...

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  • Musée de la Chouannerie, wars of the...

    Its probably one of two muséums on the Chouans, the farming folks who rebels against the French revolution. There is another in the Vendée region, this one is right in Plouharnel. I am in the middle of this historic region. Plouharnel is a town on the road D768 going towards the Presqu’île de Quiberon or peninsula of Quiberon.The musée de la...

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  • the market day

    market day or marchés every saturdays from 8am to 15h or 3pm all the things you need in one long street, around place Varquez and on down to pl Hoche.Every day you can find fish and seafood here in the mornings.the place is pack with food and clothing stands and those in between, very lively specially in summer. Big re alignment of the street as...

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Quiberon Favorites

  • More walks in Quiberon, and the sea

    Never stop walking this precius peninsula of Quiberon, we are only 40 kms from it (about 25 miles), and love it like our backyard hangout.We made another trip this weekend and took more pictures, never enough especially in good weather folks were already at the beach even in the water!!! walking the boardwalk along the beach at Grande Plage

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  • Jardin des Landes

    this is a small park garden by the City Hall who used to be the Hotel de France. The hotel was built in 1890 and made city hall in 1974. Before even actrice Sarah Bernhart used to stayed here. Very nice place to sit and see some of the display on nature from the area.http://www.quiberon.com/decouvrir/patrimoine/288265-lhotel-de-villeIt is right on...

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  • Beach at Quiberon, Grande Plage

    Grande Plage de Quiberon is a sandy beach, facing South, facing Belle-Ile-en-Mer. It has many benefits in summer: monitoring with lifeguards, an emergency station, showers and WC, a beach for great little club, and the loan of a wheelchair to bath for the persons with reduced mobility, parking for bicycles.Along the Grande Plage from Port Maria to...

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flowers and bouquets a la Breton
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the best breton pastries
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burgers, and moules Quai Ouest
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best ice cream
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seafood and the wild coast
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nice galettes with the savage coast at you
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gifts, souvenirs ,linen a la Breton
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fish seafood market, Quiberonnais
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the private castle Turpault
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aerodrome and flying lessons
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tourist train or petit train
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best views nice beers,and home made cooking
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best pizzas
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galettes and crêpes
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good moules in season
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fish and seafood canning Breton
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Casino de Quiberon
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gare de Quiberon
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Port Blanc
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Port Haliguen
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