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Quiberon bay, wild camping

De baai van Quiberon in Bretagne
De baai van Quiberon in Bretagne


One of the most beautiful bays in the world, along with the Gulf of Morbihan, the Bay of Quiberon, located on the south coast of the Morbihan department in Brittany, is made up of 24 communes, each with its own history and identity, from charming villages to family seaside resorts. Less than three hours from Paris, its wild coastline is a change of scenery, surrounded by sea and islands, and full of campsites!

Campsites in Quiberon Bay

A wide choice of campsites here. There are no less than 52 campsites in the Quiberon area, 16 of which are in Carnac alone. More than just accommodation, camping here is a lifestyle in perfect harmony with the wild nature of Quiberon Bay.



The Quiberon peninsula

On the one hand, the Côte Sauvage and its invigorating air at the top of the steep cliffs splashed by the ocean waves, and on the other hand, pretty beaches sheltered from the wind, which draw the curves of the bay.

Quiberon is located at the end of the peninsula and faces the Atlantic. Renowned for its thalassotherapy, you can relax on the Grande Plage while enjoying an ice cream with your family.

In Saint-Pierre-Quiberon, the most difficult thing will be to choose your beach among the 17 proposed, some of them are supervised in summer. The walk at the end of the day on the port of Portivy will allow you to discover the chapel of Lotivy and to observe the magnificent sunset.

Very popular with surfers of all levels, Plouharnel, located at the entrance to the Presqu'île, will also appeal to lovers of old stones with the village of Sainte-Barbe. Those who prefer nature will be able to observe migratory birds and then return to Quiberon by bike thanks to the cycle paths.

Must-see cities to discover

Carnac is home to the largest menhir site in the world with 3,000 standing stones in a row, while the Morbihan region alone has over 350 megalithic sites. Carnac is considered an important site of prehistoric evidence in Europe. The Museum of Prehistory of Carnac will be a necessary preamble to the discovery you are interested in.

Carnac is also a pretty seaside resort with no less than five different beaches, all well sheltered from the wind.

Between land and sea, there is something for everyone. In Carnac, a large number of campsites are available with all the necessary comforts and something to entertain the children.

The medieval charm of Auray will seduce you with the port of Saint-Goustan, its medieval streets and its famous market to discover its local products.

Stop at Sainte-Anne-d'Auray to admire the most prestigious sanctuary in Brittany.


Locmariaquer is also exceptional for its megalithic site, a real little Breton village with a postcard setting. You must admire the spectacle offered by the sea on the Kerpenhir point at the crossroads between the Bay of Quiberon and the Gulf of Morbihan.

The marina of La Trinité-sur-Mer is a must in this town. Famous for its sailing competitions, it will amaze you with its array of colours. You must take a walk on the Kerisper bridge and its splendid viewpoint.

It is on a rocky islet in Saint-Cado that the famous isolated house with blue shutters can be found. It is possible to walk around the island to get a nice view of the Etel river.

Belle-Île-en-Mer is the largest island in Brittany. Here you will find all the wild nature of Brittany. But also no less than 58 beaches, each one more beautiful than the other and different, small creeks, large beaches and transparent waters. It is on the beach of Donnant, known for its surfing spot, that one practises water activities in family: Paddle, kayak, diving...



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