The Gulf of Morbihan

An exceptional bay

With its many islands and islets, its microclimate that warms the sea and its gentle way of life, the Gulf of Morbihan is one of the most beautiful landscapes in Brittany. Around Vannes, explore the treasures of this exceptional territory from the Rhuys peninsula to the Landes de Lanvaux. Listed in the Club of the most beautiful bays in the world, the Gulf of Morbihan is home to some forty islands nestling in a small inland sea 5 km wide and 21 km long.

From Vannes, discover the Gulf of Morbihan and its 300 islands and islets, such as the Ile d'Arz or the Ile aux Moines. Embark on a journey to these Gulf islands which will reveal their natural wonders and discover the riches of legendary Brittany.

To discover all these islands, our hotel in Vannes suggests that you use our partners such as the Navix shipping company to organise your cruises.

Visit on foot or by sea kayak

Hike between hedgerows and forests in the Landes de Lanvaux region, in search of old chapels and megalithic monuments. The GR34 allows walkers to go around the gulf on a 180 km marked path between Locmariaquer and Arzon. On the sea side, sail from island to island and discover the bay at the slow pace of a sea kayak. You can easily hire a boat from the sailing schools located around the bay and even enjoy a guided kayak tour.

Local gastronomy

As for gastronomy, visits to oyster farms with on-site tasting are possible all around the bay. Cider and craft beer from the Gulf are a perfect accompaniment to the famous crêpes and galettes, the jewels of Breton gastronomy.

Find all the information and useful addresses:

Gulf of Morbihan : Belle Ile boat, Arz, Hoedic and Houat islands (



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