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Camping holidays in Concarneau, Brittany

In Finistère, in the south of Brittany, its bay opens wide on the Atlantic coast, close to Quimper, Bénodet and the artistic and gastronomic city of Pont-Aven. Discover the attractions of the Blue City facing the sea, carried by the breath of its rich historical past.

Campsites near Concarneau

Discover Concarneau during your camping holidays. You are spoilt for choice with 5 different sites for all budgets. We particularly recommend the following campsites:

On the water's edge, the Prés Verts aux 4 Sardines *** campsite has around ten rental units and around 150 pitches. This campsite doesn't have a swimming pool, but it does have direct access to Kernous beach!

A seaside campsite: Les Prés verts aux 4 sardines***
A seaside campsite: Les Prés verts aux 4 sardines***© Les prés verts aux 4 Sardines, Concarneau

The Lochrist campsite ** offers around a hundred pitches and ten mobile homes under the shade of its orchard.

Lochrist ** campsite in Concarneau
Lochrist ** campsite in Concarneau© Campingfrance.com

Finally, the Moulin d'Aurore ** campsite, between the sea (50m away) and the Porzou woods (500m away), offers almost 200 pitches and a dozen rental accommodation units in a wooded setting.

Tent, caravan and motorhome pitches at Le Moulin d'Aurore campsite in Concarneau
Tent, caravan and motorhome pitches at Le Moulin d'Aurore campsite in Concarneau© Campingfrance.com

Discover Concarneau during your camping holiday

Labelled "Ville et Pays d'art et d'histoire" (Town and Country of Art and History), Concarneau has preserved some old houses combining timber-framed walls and granite gables. Its development is linked to the peak of tuna and sardine fishing, which generated up to thirty canning factories. Trawlers still perpetuate this tradition, bringing back fresh fish and shellfish every day. To be enjoyed in the restaurants near the quays and the Place Saint-Guénolé, decorated with the picturesque crocodile fountain.

A charming coastline of sandy beaches and hiking trails

Large sandy beaches or more intimate coves decorate the rocky ledge of this seaside resort, appreciated by generations of holidaymakers. From the pontoons, not far from the fish market and the Walled City, you can also sail to the Glénan archipelago or the wild tip of Beg Meil, near Fouesnant. There is also a wide range of water sports and quiet walks and bike rides in the immediate vicinity. If you like hiking, discover the Sentier des Douaniers (GR 34) with its views of secluded coves and impressive cliffs, the Sentier de la Pointe du Cabellou or the Sentier des Plomarc'h at Trégunc, which takes you past quiet beaches and picturesque viewpoints.

In the heart of the oldest scientific marine station in the world, the Marinarium finally allows you to understand the treasures and challenges of the seabed, with films, aquariums, a touch pool and a fun and interactive trail.

The walled town of Concarneau

In the middle of the harbours, this astonishing little fortified town is accessible by a drawbridge or a small electric ferry. Surrounded by nine towers and thick panoramic granite ramparts, its foundation dates back to the 13th century. Discover an extraordinary destiny at the Maison du Patrimoine, housed in the former governor's fiefdom. As is the museum dedicated to local fishing, which is rich in models and typical objects. Don't hesitate to take a stroll along the ramparts for some unforgettable photos.

The castle of Keriolet

Perched not far from the Moros Bridge and the shipyards, this vast neo-gothic building, surrounded by a superb wooded park, has long been the property of the Russian imperial family. Inside, you can admire the style and decoration of the armoury and guardrooms, the crypt, the living room, the dining room and the tiled kitchen.


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