The Morbihan, emotional area

between land and sea


If your heart is torn between the land and the sea, the Morbihan with its varied and colourful landscapes is for you !

The Gulf of Morbihan is the symbolic link between the ocean and the continent. It's the only department with a Breton name (Mor-Bihan means "small sea"), which takes its form between blue rivers, green forests and golden shores. Prepare yourslef to be amazed ! Admire the canal from Nantes to Brest which winds its way through the region, discover the captivating legends from the Broceliande forest and experience unique wild and rugged coastline at Quiberon.

Nature lovers will be spoilt for choice. Let yourself be charmed by the Morbihan countryside and its picturesque villages such as Josselin, Rochefort-en-Terre, La Gacilly.

The beautiful, historic stone buildings will fuel your daydreams as you discover the local heritage. Chapels, castles and museums will take you on a journey through time, right back to the origins of man as typified by the many megalithic monuments in the department of which Carnac's standing stones are the jewels in the crown...

Welcome and have a good trip !