Discover Finistère and the surroundings of Fouesnant, its landscapes, its traditions, its natural and historical heritage. With its back to the sea, Fouesnant invites you to escape. With your gaze turned towards the sea, you can indulge in the joys of nautical activities and leisure activities: sailing, surfing, sea kayaking, kite surfing or relaxing on the beach with our 3-star campsite in Fouesnant as your starting point.

Just a stone’s throw from the Le Kervastard campsite, answer the call of the open sea and embark on a sea crossing to the Glénan islands.

Back on land, stroll through the streets of Breton medieval cities, Locronan, Concarneau, Quimper… Appreciate a rich and varied architectural heritage.

The surrounding area has many other surprises in store for you. Explore the hiking trails of Finistère and discover the forests, chapels, and walk along the coast, between moors and heather.

Quimper, historic city in Brittany

20 km from the campsite, discover Quimper, capital of the country of Cornwall.

Stroll through the historic center, admire the half-timbered houses of historic Quimper and visit Saint Corentin Cathedral and its magnificent Gothic stained glass windows. Stroll through the pedestrian streets bustling with numerous shops and stroll along the quays of the Odet.

Quimper is also the capital of earthenware, take advantage of your visit to the city to admire the famous HB Henriot earthenware and take home the famous Breton bowl. For gourmets, Quimper has the best pastry chefs, crepe makers, and biscuit makers in Cornwall, an opportunity to taste Breton culinary specialties.

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Concarneau, walled town and flagship destination of Finistère

16km from your campsite, visit Concarneau, a town of art and history, an important fishing port and renowned seaside resort.

Discover the port and the walled town, and stroll through the streets of the city where many artisans and merchants are busy. Strongly imbued with the Vauban style, in Concarneau you will feel the soul of the citadels and other maritime fortresses, witnesses of a rich and eventful historical past.

Walk on the corniche, go down to the coves and fine sandy beaches, and accept an invitation to escape and do water activities.

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Pointe du Raz, the hell of the seas

Discover the end of the world, and go to Pointe du Raz, an exceptional place in Finistère.
This protected natural site, feared by sailors, conceals the famous Baie des Trépassés and magnificent beaches between moors and gorse, a paradise for walkers and surfers.

Walk on this site classified as a “Great National Site”, along the marked and secure path which runs along a coastline with steep cliffs. Enjoy an exceptional panorama and admire the island of Sein and the Ar Men lighthouse in the distance.

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Locronan, 16th century village

Locronan, “small town of character” and one of the “most beautiful villages in France”.
You will be under the spell of this small medieval village. Admire the mansion houses and mansions with ornately carved dormer windows that surround the main square. Visit the Saint-Ronan church and the Pénity chapel.

Stroll through the small streets lively with artisan shops with medieval signs which give the village a unique charm, designed to immerse you in the medieval world.

Foodies and history buffs will not miss the opportunity to taste the traditional kouign-Amann and meet the artisans who will be happy to present their creations to you and introduce you to ancestral know-how.

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Pont Aven, school of painters in southern Brittany

30 minutes from your campsite, discover Pont Aven, village of painters.

Pont Aven has around thirty art galleries around the port and the famous 14 mills river.
The painters of Pont-Aven, such as Gauguin, used to immortalize the landscapes of Pont Aven and its surroundings, sources of inspiration and fascination, due to remarkable natural light.

It is advisable to go to Riec-sur-Belon, east of Pont-Aven. Walk along the paths frequented by the great painters, between the ports of Rosbras and Belon, and particularly along the river between Belon and Penquernéo.

Take a gourmet break and taste the famous Pont Aven pancakes and visit the city’s famous biscuit factories.

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Bénodet and its breathtaking view of the Breton coast

Less than 10 minutes from your campsite, visit Bénodet, a marina and seaside resort very popular with vacationers.

The reputation of this resort is well established with its magnificent seafront and its walks along the Odet river.

To relax, you will find a long sandy beach, thalassotherapy, numerous bars and restaurants and a casino, all in a very summer atmosphere.

To escape, some will choose to sail on the Odet, others will take a getaway to the Glénan islands, a paradise for sailing enthusiasts and nature lovers.

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Pont-l’Abbé capital of Pays Bigouden

Pont l’Abbé, capital of Pays Bigouden, and its famous embroiderers’ festival every year in mid-July.

Walk to Pont l’Abbé and visit the Château des Barons museum, housed in the keep. A museum of art and popular tradition, you will find exhibitions on peasant life and the daily life of seafarers as well as costumes and the famous Bigouden headdresses, richly decorated and embroidered by hand.

The largest market in Pays Bigouden takes place every Thursday on the main square of Pont L’Abbé. Stroll around the stalls and taste the various Breton specialties. Regional producers and artisans offer you tasty local products, cider, honey, Breton cakes, kouign amann.

Don’t miss the Brodeuses festival. Every year in mid-July the streets of Pont L’Abbé come alive and become the scene of one of the most beautiful folk festivals in Brittany, crowning each year the queen of the Embroiderers. With the program, parades in traditional costume, bagad, Breton dance and ringing competitions (biniou and bombarde), coming from the 4 corners of Brittany.

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Douarnenez, the town with 3 ports in Brittany

1 hour from the campsite, go to Douarnenez, and discover the town of Penn sardines. The bay of Douarnenez is a real inland bay between the Crozon peninsula and Cap Sizun.

Douarnenez is undoubtedly one of the nicest fishing ports in Finistère, very lively in the summer months.

Discover the unique atmosphere of its quays lined with creperies and café terraces.

Stroll through the alleys and enter artists’ studios and fishermen’s houses. Stroll along the Plomarch promenade, where you can admire a superb panorama of the bay and treat yourself to a pleasant and invigorating break on one of the many beaches of Douarnenez.

Boating enthusiasts will not miss a visit to Port Rhu, a remarkable Port-Museum housing a collection of old rigging.

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The Glénan islands off the coast of Finistère

Take advantage of your stay at the campsite to go on an unforgettable excursion and discover the islets of the Glénan archipelago off the coast of South Finistère.

You can choose between a guided tour of the island or a discovery of the underwater environment via a transparent bottom boat trip.

Try diving and enjoy the heavenly beaches of Glénan.

Take a hike and reach the top of Saint-Nicolas Island. Treat yourself to a moment of relaxation on one of the island’s beautiful white sand beaches and enjoy the clear, emerald-colored water, comparable to that of the lagoons of the South Seas.

From June to September, boats from Bénodet, Concarneau, Loctudy, Pors-la-forêt and Beg Meil serve Saint-Nicolas, the main island.

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Lorient Interceltic Festival

The festival is known for its Celtic music shows that are as grandiose as they are lively, without forgetting the final of the Bagadous championship.

The Lorient Interceltic Festival welcomes more than 700,000 visitors every year in August. It is the largest international celebration of Celtic people and Celtic culture
Whether you are a fan of sea shanties, Celtic music, Breton dances or simply in love with Brittany, the Interceltic Festival is made for you.

On every street corner you can listen to a group from Ireland, Scotland or Galicia and taste Breton specialties, a Breton whiskey or a bowl of cider and let yourself be drawn into the whirlwind of Brittany’s folk festivals.

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Cornouaille Festival, South Finistère

Less than 20 minutes from the campsite, the Quimper Cornouaille Festival, a major event for Breton Culture every year around July 20.

This festival combining art and popular traditions, presents nearly 200 shows, parades, concerts and festive activities, free and paid.

You can vibrate to the rhythms of traditional Breton songs, chat with the artisans who have come to present their work to you or even taste the various Breton culinary specialties.

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Balnéides Aquatic Center, Finistère

5 minutes from your campsite, outside the heated swimming pool opening periods or to enjoy a covered pool with slides and various activities, Les Balnéides in Fouesnant invites you to relax for a water fun moment.

With its tropical atmosphere and its water heated to 29°, the Balnéides water park is the ideal place to relax with the family.

You will find spaces suitable for swimming, playing and well-being.

The water fun area is equipped with massaging jets, whirlpool baths, saunas, 75 m slide, mushrooms and water cannons, water curtain, paddling pool, mini slides for the little ones, and 25 m pool for the older ones.

For sports enthusiasts, discover the special holiday activities: aquabike, aquajogging and aquagym.
Atmosphere, laughter and sensations guaranteed!

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The Audierne Aquashow in Brittany

Come and discover with your family all the mysteries of the Breton seabed.

The Audierne Aquashow welcomes you to its aquatic world. Visit the aquarium and admire the bird shows.

A show of owls is offered to you every day. Don’t miss the seabird show with the spearfishing of great cormorants.

The Audierne Aquarium presents the largest Breton collection of seawater and freshwater fish in giant tanks. You will be amazed by the shark tanks. Admire conger eels, octopuses, cuttlefish and other maritime species.

Fun activities will entertain your children. Let them pet the rays and various fish! 3D cinema is also an activity enjoyed by young and old alike.

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