An island for each day

if there is an excursion not to be missed during your stay, it would definitely be going to an island. How much could you know about Morbihan if you closed your eyes to its 900 kilometer Atlantic coast and the ountless islands? If the legend has as many islands as there are days in the year, you cannot miss a day in island mode! Here are a few ideas...

BELLE ÎLE EN MER, APPROPRIATELY NAMED

Upon departing from Quiberon, valves or Port-Navalo, leave your because at the dock and embark on a naturefilled day. When you arrive at the port of Le Palais, the fortifications and the citadel of Vauban rise up in front of you. In this historic setting, the waltzing of the boats dictate the rhythm of life on the island. Take the bus or rent a bicycle and explore the remarkable natural sites that make up the island's richness: the Port-Coton needles in Bangor, coastal paths, the wild coast, the small typical and colorful port of Sauzon, the beaches hidden along the coves... Will you arrange a visit for a longer stay?

THE ISLAND OF HOUAT, WHEN THE SEA NOURISHES MAN

The island of Houat is a paradise for sea and nature lovers. It's simple: you don't see any cars! Here movements are soft and respectful to the environment. The island sustains itself from the sea-rich that it makes every effort to preserve. To convince yourself, go take a tour at the Eclosarium: the link between man and the ocean is so intimate here... On foot, you can follow the trail that skirts the island and relax with your toes in the sand on the beaches …



The island of HOËDIC, ISLAND OF FLOWERS

An hour from the mainland, the island of Hoëdic guarantees you an escape. The coastal trail allows you to circle the island on foot: stunning views of the ocean and peacefulness on the horizon. Hoëdic breathes tranquillity and makes your holidays smell nice and floral. Depending on the season and the blooms, the dunes take on vivid colours... In the heart of the island, the streets reflect island life. You can learn even more by visiting the Hoedic fort, owned by the Conservatoire du Littoral. Between walks, beaches and stories, the day will be busy!

The ÎLE DE GROIX, ISLAND OF GARNETS

Embark in Lorient for your destination to Ile de Groix! This "pebble" of a recognized mineralogical rarity invites travel. Arriving at Port Tudy, you will be charmed by this small fishing port that is typical of Brittany with its multiple coloured houses. You have to say that the island's history is closely linked to fishing and the resources it provides, evidenced by the tuna which serves as a weather vane on a steeple! To enjoy the tastes of the sea, you'll have plenty of choices: abalone and oysters at Groix Haliotis, or rillettes and soups made in Groix and Nature. Decidedly, the sea has good taste in Morbihan!

The ILE aux MOINES, PEARL OF THE GULF OF MORBIHAN

Unique because of its cross shape, the largest of the islands in the Gulf of Morbihan is discovered on foot or by bike. From the pier, coastal paths invites hikes and discovery: the wide beach with its colorful cabins, the cromlech of Kergonan sels secret, or the tip of Penhap which offers a view of the Rhuys peninsula... In short, you can walk, swim, enjoy beautiful views and enjoy oysters with your feet in the water. The true definition of a holiday, you know!

The island of ARZ, ISLAND OF CAPTAINS

Small in size, but big in history, the Ile D'arz is nested in the heart of the Morbihan Gulf. A short distance from Vannes, Arz is a place conducive to navigation and nautical pleasures. Landside, the coastal trails lead you from beaches and viewpoints to where unspoilt nature meets full agricultural renaissance today. Do not leave the island without going to see the Berno tide mill, now restored and ready to grind grain... If you want to forget about the time of day, it's a win!