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We recommend that you visit the Pays Bigouden tourist office website for all the details and useful information. The "residents map" is another way to prepare your stay in south Britanny.


Here, without being exhaustive, our personal choices and our favorites:

For walkers

Close to the GR 34 coastal long-distance hiking path lovely walks for everyone, starting on foot from the house or a few minutes by car to discover the Bigouden South country and its chapels, fountains, lighthouses as well as dolmens and menhirs along the paths:
- Discovery of Loctudy,
- The coast on foot between Loctudy and Lesconil,
- Ile-Tudy and Ste Marine taking the ferry at the port of Loctudy,
- The Pointe de la Torche,
- Audierne bay.
Itineraries are available at the following address: lien.
We are always at your disposal to help you in the choice of your routes according to your tastes. Loan of maps and guides walks on site.
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For joggers

Several trails for jogging will be proposed starting from the house along the seacoast or the Pont l'Abbé or Ster rivers following small roads or marked trails.
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For bikers

the “vélo-route N°5” of Britany named «La littorale à Vélo, de Roscoff à Saint-Nazaire», is passing nearby the house. You can follow it since Pont-l'Abbé until the Audierne bay. It only takes small and quiet roads, a “green trail” (an old railway), linked The Guilvinec to Saint Guénolé.
Bikes rental is available at Loctudy for adults as well as children.
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The beaches

In Loctudy: several beautiful beaches of fine white sand link , well oriented and protected, with safe swimming for children like Langoz beach (supervised beach accessible to disabled people) or the large Lodonnec beach, 5 minutes' walk from our guest rooms.
In Audierne Bay: wilder beaches are also easily accessible by car.
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For surfers and kite-surfers

20 km far from the house, the rocky point of “la Torche” is well known for its surf spot and surfing schools as well as kite surfing. Lessons and material renting are available on spot link et link (upon reservation). An initiation to “char à voile” is also possible on the very large beach of the Audierne bay.
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Possibility of kayaking on the Pont l'Abbé river link or on the Odet link with kayak rental at the ports of Loctudy and Bénodet.
A nature kayak excursion is also proposed to discover the Etocs rocks off the beach of Steir in Kérity and to meet gray seals link.
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Sailing, boats and stand-up paddle rentals

Sailing or sailboarding lessons are available at the “sailing school” situated at the Langoz beach in Loctudy link or at Lesconil harbour link for starting, improving or even to rent a sailing boat. Motor boats or jet-skis are also proposed for rental at the Loctudy marina link.
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Sea walk

It is possible to practice sea walk along the beaches of the south Pays Bigouden. Details and reservation on link.
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Bird watching

The beaches but also the Pont l'Abbé river as well as the Ster river in Lesconil offer the possibility of observing sea birds up close. We lend binoculars and nature guides to better enjoy them.
Discovery of the fauna, flora and dune landscapes of Audierne Bay link.
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Brittany without your car

It is possible to stay in Brittany at "Balade Océane" without a car! Arriving at Quimper train station, bus 56-C from the Penn ar Bed network will drop you off 50m from the house (“Lodonnec” stop).
There are also regular flight connections to Quimper or Brest.
Bikes rental is available at Loctudy for adults as well as children.
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For the gourmets

The biscuit factory of Pont l'Abbé with its Breton cake specialties such as Kouign-Amann, the Kerné cider house as well as the Hénaff pâté house in Pouldreuzic. The visit of the cannery "La Compagnie Bretonne" in Saint Guénolé where you can taste Breton specialties.
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For curious people

An interactive map will give you an overview of the many activities and visits possible around Audierne Bay, Bigouden country, Cape Sizun and Pointe du Raz. There is a wide choice of sites to visit to discover the Bigouden Sud country:

- The Kerazan manor,
- the chapel of Tronoën and its 15th century Calvary,
- the Bigouden museum at Pont l'Abbé castle,
- The ports of Loctudy and Lesconil.
- The port of Guilvinec with its Haliotika museum to discover the local fishing and the auction of the port.
- the Eckmühl lighthouse and its lifeboat museum,
- The Breton games house of Saint-Jean-Trolimon,
- discovering the Glénan archipelago by boat,
- visit of Ile-Tudy on foot or by bike taking the ferry at the Loctudy marina,
- The visit of the old town of Quimper and the Saint Corentin cathedral organized by the tourist office ,the fine arts museum and the departmental museum of Brittany link without forgetting the Cornouaille festival at the end of July.
- Further: the port-museum of Douarnenez, the typical village of Locronan, la pointe du Raz, the walled city of Concarneau.

The archaeological site of Menez-Dregan located north of Pays Bigouden will show you a major Paleolithic site with an occupation dating back to -465,000 years and the oldest traces of use of fire in the world. You can also discover the beautiful covered alley of Pors Poulhan as well as the neolithic necropolis of the pointe du Souc’h, classified as a Historic Monument.

Also remember to visit Pont-Aven , its pretty village and its museum presenting works and paintings from the "Pont-Aven school".
Take a unique trip to the heart of the oceans in Brest at the Oceanopolis site.
Finally, come and take part in a Fest-Noz , this typical Breton night party with its meal animated by songs of sailors followed by a ball where various folk musicians groups will introduce you to the traditional dances of the region.
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Loctudy video

Another way to discover Loctudy, its harbours and its beaches : link.
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Loctudy webcams

- Loctudy marina webcam : link.
- "les Perdrix" Lighthouse webcam : link.
- Langoz beach webcam : link.
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