Self catering holidays
A moment of rest and relaxation awaits at the Relais Thalasso Benodet. The virtues of thalassotherapy seawater spas are many, with guests invited to enjoy all the benefits of seawater and products sourced from the marine environment such as algaes, clays and so on. Come and test these positive effects on the body and mind.
Among the treatments available, you can try the aqua diving, massage bath, hydro massage bed, the invigorating or mild modelling jet or the seaweed wrap.
In Haliotika, dive into the world of modern fishermen. This "Cité de la Pêche" is located in Guilvinec: France's leading port in terms of the number of sailors, with over 400 men and women boarding a hundred boats.
Kids and adults are immersed in the daily life of two fishermen and follow the fish's journey "from the sea to your plate" over an 800m22 exhibition.
By visiting the auction house, you will witnesses the auctioning of fish live to professional buyers. As a family, don't miss the treasure hunt, the workshops and even the introduction to gathering seafood by hand.
If you want to learn more about fishing and fishermen, the Guilvinec-Léchiagat Fisherman Heritage route will enlighten you. Over the course of your route, you will learn the history of this place which has become one of the largest French fresh fishing ports.
During the tour, you can see many figures of well known fisherman, Etienne le Brun, Marc Le Faou, Augustine Le Gall and Daniel Carrot, who will teach you more about the history that was created on site.
In Pays fouesnantais, come and take part in the confection of the most gourmet Breton pastries: the essential kouign amann, but also Breton cake, Far Breton, biscuits (palets, galettes, madeleines, etc.) and "lichouseries": caramels, honeys, jams, etc. All made from extra-fresh churned butter and Breton ingredients!
The shop also offers a choice of local produce and alcohols (chouchens, ciders, etc.) ! Treat yourself!
This promenade can be done on foot or by bike. It starts in the market town of Penmarc'h and the most daring can go all the way to the Port of Guilvinec.
You can take the coastal path, without major difficulties and admire the panoramic view of the ocean and the étocs, this group of rocks on the coast.
The path will lead you in front of the Kérity church, the monument to the Resistance in the Second World War and even the Tumulus de Poulguen. Push on to the Port of Guilvinec, one of the first French small-scale fishing ports.