Charming alleys, half-timbered houses, abundance of flowers on balconies, craft shops ...
Rochefort-en-Terre elected the "Preferred Village of the French 2016" is a must visit in Brittany. Summer and winter, the small town has some nice surprises for you!
Situated 35 km east of Vannes, on a rocky hill overlooking the Gueuzon valley, the Breton city of Rochefort-en-Terre gives an impression of homogeneity despite the diversity of architectural currents that have been expressed there: houses Gothic buildings, Renaissance mansions, classical hotels, XIXth century architecture ... It is the stone, here omnipresent, that makes the link between these different testimonies of the History.
Rochefort-en-Terre - Winner of the favorite French village 2016
Located just 10 km from Ambon, Parc de Branféré, a place of wonder dedicated to the respect of nature, will make you spend an unforgettable day.
You will be able to meet more than 1000 wild animals from the 5 continents, attend the bird show, have fun in the 3000 m² of Parcabout nets, and enjoy the nature activities of the Nicolas Hulot School.
Close to the campsite, this undeniable place of Morbihan attracts thousands of visitors each year. Classified as one of the most beautiful bays in the world, along with the bay of Along, the Gulf of Morbihan and its countless islands offer a magical landscape whether by boat or by taking the coastal paths.
Many shipping companies will allow you to discover the Gulf by subscribing a cruise commented with or without stopover on Ile aux Moines or Ile d'Arz.
Vannes, city of the Venètes, is also a high place of the inheritance, charged with a history of more than 2000 years. The colorful wooden houses of the historic center, next to the cathedral, will enchant you during your visit of the city as well as the Saint Patern district, the gardens of the ramparts, the laundrettes or the door Saint Vincent ...
Then, the many terraces on the harbor will allow you to rest while admiring the walk along the Rabine.
Located between land and sea on Presqu'Ile de Rhuys, its majesty Suscinio, restored identically in the seventies, was the favorite residence of the Dukes of Brittany. Throughout the year, many events punctuate the life of the Domaine. You can visit it according to your mood, in autonomy, with an audioguide or with a guide.
Carnac, well known for its alignments of megaliths, 45 minutes from Ambon, remains a strong point of the visits of South Morbihan. Ménec site alone counts 1099 menhirs distributed on 11 queues. Kermario, with a large menhir of 3 meters and a dolmen with corridor is also interesting. The museum of prehistory located in the center of Carnac allows the visitor to approach life in the Neolithic.
Finally, the Sunday market will be the opportunity to find the right regional products!
Halfway between Vannes and Lorient, Auray is a small medieval town, worth a detour. Its port of Saint Goustan which allowed the development in the 17th century of the port activity, is today a tourist place impossible to circumvent, where several artists have settled.
Not far from there, a visit to Sainte Anne d'Auray, the sanctuary city of Brittany, is essential.
Guérande, classified City of Art and History, perched on a hill, is located between the estuaries of the Vilaine and the Loire, near Natural Park of the Brière. A medieval fortified town, it attracts tourists every year, the "medieval festival" being the highlight of the local events.
The salt marshes, site classified since 1996, which made the notoriety of the city, remain a site impossible to circumvent. Different types of visits are organized in order to allow all to apprehend the site at its pace.