Tourism in Finistère
Everything starts in Finistère
Because “Everything starts in Finistère” is the slogan of the department, you will find in your holidays in Locquirec, the change of scenery and the breath that you came to look for.
First campsite in Finistère ...
… at least in terms of geography. At the border of Côtes d’Armor, the campsite allows you to shine on the Finistère. You are less than 20 minutes from Morlaix, its viaduct, its alleys, its houses in Pondalez. On foot or by car, discover the Côte Sauvage: the cliffs of Guimaëc, the tip of Primel Plougasnou.
A campsite in Finistère, it is also the proximity of Brest. The city is experiencing a real renaissance with port facilities. Go stroll to the marina and extend the walk to the marina of the castle; you will find many shops, bars and restaurants overlooking the harbor. Unmissable in Brest, Océanopolis, this huge aquarium will make you travel through all the seas.
Cairn Barnenez and other treasures of Trégor (15 min)
How to get to Brittany without being immersed in the culture. Megaliths are often related to Breton culture (but there are many in many places). A few minutes from Locquirec, discover the Cairn Barnenez.
What is a cairn?
Literally, it’s a pile of stones. It is a funerary monument, which has passed through the ages and is very difficult to date (about 4300 years). One thing is certain, funny feeling to be faced with this imposing building.
After the first impression, the questions are jostling: how were all these stones brought, who were the men of the time, how did they live. Few answers to all these questions, but the experience is worth the detour.
And one thing is certain, the talents of these architects to build breathtaking stone cathedrals.
Morlaix: the city of the viaduct (20 min)
The viaduct city, will seduce you. Admire its famous houses in Pondalez, visit the Manufacture and the Musée des Jacobins. But especially stroll in its alleys.
Morlaix can be discovered on foot, many alleys roam the city. Feel free to climb, by browsing the first floor of the Viaduct you will have a breathtaking view of the entire city. Saturday is market day, Alliende Square is then assailed by merchants.
A campsite near Morlaix also has the opportunity to discover its bay and the Château du Taureau. A short cruise will take you there. Do you like Fort Boyard? You will love the Castle of Taurus, which can be visited!
Brest: Océanopolis, the castle, the arsenal ... (45 min)
The Camping Fond Bay is located less than an hour from Brest. The city is certainly not the most beautiful in France. However, she deserves to spend one day of vacation.
The most beautiful asset of Brest is undoubtedly Océanopolis. Discover its 4 pavilions.
- The temperate pavilion: you will discover our seas, the laminaria forests, the jellyfish ball, you can tickle sea cucumbers and understand the phenomenon of tides.
- The polar pavilion: it houses the largest manchotiere in Europe. You will see them evolve under water and on the pack ice. Players, they often approach the windows, from where you can observe them closely. It is also the flag of the polar seals, more imposing, you will be able to attend their meal.
- The tropical pavilion: here, it is a profusion of colors. Wonder and emotions guaranteed, Nemo, Dori and all their friends are there, but also many sharks!
A campsite near Brest is also an opportunity to discover its castle. Become a museum, it now hosts the Museum of the Navy, while walking on its ramparts you will have a breathtaking view of the harbor of Brest.
Continue your walk by the port, with a little luck at the Marina du Château, you will come across some racing boats. Another option, and to continue towards Recouvrance, the visit of the Tanguy Tower and the panorama on the Arsenal, industrial lung of Brest.