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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  • Côte Sauvage

    Long sandy beaches and pounding waves backed by towering forests of pine – the Côte Sauvage on the Atlantic coast in the Quiberon is one of the most spectacular parts of the Poitou-Charentes. If you want a feeling of space and untamed beauty, this is definitely where to head to. Surfers should also haul their boards into the waves that are known...

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  • Elephant ?

    When we pass by the souvenir shop to buy some postcards, we saw elephant stone shape... so we start to exploring around this port, and we found it!!! Yes it's elephant head!!

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  • Port Blanc

    After from Cote Sauvage we continue our exploring to more far, Port Blanc, this coast still same coast with cote sauvage.... and have a great stone shape and also nice beaches.

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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

  • Sofitel Dietetique Quiberon

    Pointe de Goulvars Bp 170, BP 10802, Quiberon, 56170, France

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 5 out of 5 stars

Quiberon Restaurants

  • 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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  • bistrot à vins in pl Hoche CLOSED

    Too bad to see the resto is closed and the space for sale. These are the ups and downs of restaurants in a tourist area, not all year , they wont last. This one is sad as it was friendly and good. Leave it for the memories but its CLOSED.We come often here even in winter as yesterday, now the place is almost empty only the seasonal resident for...

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  • burgers, and moules Quai Ouest

    well this is my favorite, not only the service is nice but the food is well made, large portion,great views over the roundabout by the fishing coop ,and the name is historical for meQuai ouest is like saying Key West ::) terraces and views of ocean guarantee ,come with all the familyAn all time favorite and it just gets better with the years...

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  • best ice cream

    ahh just entering the grand plage or big beach, and across from it its the best ice creams intown, always a stop while walking the boardwalk area and looking at the beautiful people. Italian ices toono web no phone, just stop by its very good. Our stop when in town, and its only 40 mins by car from us. Great friendly service people know you after...

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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

  • 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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  • flowers and bouquets a la Breton

    very nice quaint flower shop with great arrangements and friendly service, we did it here and it was very nice with flowers around a breton carruage or wagon. you can find many ideas here and the staff is very good,no webpage thus, local...Come on in, see the breton flower arrangement, very popular here, you will be please. Have a site in French to...

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  • the best breton pastries

    well come here for the famous specialty of the store for years and years and still going strong. le far breton and the kouign aman are very good. a must to try here. Its really an institution in town, recipes coming down from fisherman from pays bigouden and now in its fifth generation.You must try them even if forgo the diet. far breton and the...

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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 Off The Beaten Path

  • 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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  • the private castle Turpault

    cant go but sitting at the point of the reef overlooking the ocean current, it s a nice walk, and beautiful beach architecture.The story says, it is at the pointe de la Lande, the château Turpault (Beg-er-Lann) marks the entrance to the wild coast or Côte Sauvage. It is done in the anglo-medieval style and built in 1904. It was rebaptise as Chateau...

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Quiberon Favorites

  • 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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  • Walk Quiberon

    Its a pastime and wonderful way to feel the city you are visiting, I do it all the time. Come in by car, park it, and let the air take me all over the city. underground use to the minimum, as above ground is where all the action and beauty is.Quiberon is no different, great beach front, wonderul quaint streets, its there for the taking for free and...

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  • passing thrue

    if you're going to quiberon, please do not forget to go to one of the islands next to it, which are really beautiful. you can easily take a boat to go there. spend two days in "belle ile", or one day hiking on "houat" or "hoedic", mpre tipical.see the link to see the prices and the timetables. it's the unic company to deserve...

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