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Holiday in South Brittany - discover Auray and its surroundings


On holiday in Morbihan? Take advantage of your stay to visit Auray and its surroundings.


Visit Auray and its surroundings

Auray and the small port of Saint-Goustan

For a successful family holiday in Southern Brittany, don't miss the medieval town of Auray and its historic centre, which is animated throughout the year by various events that will delight you whatever the season. To taste the local products, go to the Monday morning market and then take the opportunity to stroll through the pretty, colourful cobbled streets. After admiring the historic centre of this pretty city of art and history, go down the rue du Château and its art galleries, to reach the famous port of Saint-Goustan, which is located at the foot of the fortress that has now disappeared, you won't be disappointed, I promise! You can walk along the river Loc'h and admire the charming houses that are hidden there. For a sublime panorama of the port of Saint-Goustan, don't hesitate to go to the upper town which overlooks it. And for a real moment of escape, you also have the opportunity to embark on a cruise across the Golfe du Morbihan.


Auray and the port of Saint Goustan

As you can see, Auray and its little port of Saint-Goustan invite you for a colourful escapade that will fill your eyes.

And if you're not in a hurry, why not extend the walk a little by going to Le Bono? Cross the old suspension bridge that links the small village of Le Bono to the Auray region and admire the magnificent view of the port. Finally, take a look at the Tumulus de Kernours, a true vestige of the Neolithic era.


Sainte-Anne d'Auray and its basilica

A few minutes from Auray, Sainte-Anne d'Auray will also surprise you during your stay in Southern Brittany: a pilgrimage town, it is also the ideal place to recharge your batteries and take a breath of fresh air. Visit its famous basilica to admire its authentic architecture and appreciate its grandeur... Then go to the Scala Sancta, a sanctuary that welcomes more than 800,000 visitors every year.

Basilica of Saint Anne d'Auray and Scala Sancta 


Erdeven, Saint-Cado and the Etel ria

On your way to the ria d'Etel, stop off at Erdeven, and take a walk on its many beaches bordered by wild dunes. You can also take one of the paths that are available to you and visit the megaliths for a historical break (the Kerzerho site for example). Then go to Belz to discover the small village of Saint-Cado and its mythical house with blue shutters, located on the islet of Nichtarguer in the heart of the ria d'Etel, the landscape will make you dream for sure (especially if you go there for the sunset)! Take the time to visit the mysterious village-island of Saint-Cado, accessible on foot by a stone bridge, you won't be disappointed!

saint cado belz and the house with blue shutters


Make the most of your day discovering the ria d'Etel and embark on a real cruise between land and sea: between May and September, the boat Treh Simon offers you the chance to travel between the two banks of the ria, leaving from Etel and arriving at the charming village of Le Magouër, not far from the ship's cemetery, which should leave you speechless.


Carnac and La Trinité sur Mer

Carnac Ville and Carnac Plage

History buffs should enjoy coming to Carnac, known for its immense prehistoric heritage of megalithic alignments: visit the site on foot as well as its museum, or opt for a tour with a tourist guide in the summer months.

Then head off to Carnac Plage, a seaside resort lined with fine sandy beaches, ideal for relaxing with your family or for sporting afternoons at sea.


alignments and beach of ty bihan in carnac 

Finally, if you are looking for a change of scenery, don't hesitate to visit Anse du Pô, a small fishing port with numerous oyster beds, the ideal place for tasting local oysters and seafood of all kinds.

La Trinité Sur Mer

Reached from the land or from the sea, you cannot miss the Kerisper Bridge, which overlooks the Krac'h river and its oyster boats on one side, and the marina and its lively quays on the other. If you wish, take the Sentier des Douaniers, an 8 km walk along the superb creeks to the salt marshes, then admire the landscape which changes with the tides!


Stay at the Kyriad Vannes Centre-Ville hotel

The Kyriad Vannes Centre-Ville hotel: the ideal starting point for discovering Southern Brittany

Just ten minutes from Auray, our Kyriad Vannes Centre-Ville hotel is the ideal starting point for your trip through Morbihan. Not only is our hotel ideally located close to the historic centre of Vannes, allowing you to discover the medieval city, the port and the ramparts on foot, but it is also very close to the main roads, making it easy to reach the tourist destinations of your choice.

hotel kyriad vannes centre ville

À L'image Sainte-Anne restaurant for your stay in Vannes

Our restaurant À L'Image Sainte-Anne is the perfect place to eat in Vannes after visiting Auray and its surroundings, and enjoy authentic and creative Breton cuisine. A quality establishment since 1948, our restaurant has been awarded the Maître Restaurateur label and is the ideal place for you if you want to taste the regional flavours. Discover the restaurant's menu to awaken your senses while waiting for the reopening! We look forward to welcoming you back to the heart of Vannes in the Morbihan. And for the holidays or any other occasion, why not opt for a gift voucher?


For any reservation or additional information, please contact us by phone at 02 97 63 27 36, or by email at info@kyriad-vannescentre.com