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The house is a new build, with a long drive off the main road.
The (English) owners of the house live on the ground floor, the apartment being on the first floor, with its own entrance.
The apartment consist of 2 double bedrooms a large mezzanine with a kitchen, dining and sitting area, a 3 piece bathroom with shower over, plus another separate toilet, large sliding french-doors opening onto a large balcony.
There are large landscaped gardens with pétanque area, and plenty of parking.
With microwave, kettle, filter coffee-machine, toaster, fridge, slow cooker, a small oven with two ring hob, small dining table which can be extended.
Four comfortable chairs and a television with English channels and dvd player. Large double doors onto the balcony.
Two double bedrooms both with duel aspects, drawers and wardrobes. Both newly decorated.
A 3 piece bathroom with shower over the bath and a Juliet balcony. There is also a separate toilet
Tv, dvd player, books, pétanque area.
Large landscaped garden to walk round or just relax in.
Large parking area, garage for bike or surfing equipment.
Not suitable for disabled. No smokers. Not suitable for children under 7.
***Please contact us if you would prefer your arrival and departure days to be other than Monday to Sunday***
No fewer than four beaches await you on the Plouhinec coastline.
St Julien is just next to Poulgoazec port. It's a great place to relax while waiting for the fishing boats to return with the day's catch!
Kersiny has appealing sand dunes, and at low tide, you can also enjoy a bit of rock pooling…
After the dunes, you'll find Mesperleuc referred to locally as 'the big beach' and you'll see why! Its fine white sand seduces you into relaxation, but for the more energetic there plenty of opportunities for beach activities and water sports.
Gwendrez, this magnificent beach, with its white sand and clear blue water, is also a paradise for surfers in low season. It's only a short walk from the prehistoric sites at Menez Drégan.
Blessed with a diverse marine heritage, Plouhinec opens onto the Atlantic with 8 km of coastline situated in Audierne Bay, between Pointe du Raz and the point of Penmarc’h.
This picturesque sheltered port stands as the welcoming gateway into Cap Sizun for anyone travelling the coastal Route du Vent Solaire, and inevitably tempts visitors to stop a while and breathe in the fresh sea air.
The famous Bigoudène statue created by celebrated local sculptor René Quillivic marks the boundary between the area known as Pays Bigouden and the western point called the Cap Sizun, and the lights at the harbour entrance signal the port's presence to all at sea.
The former school of Pors Poulhan offers various exhibitions during the summer season.
On the side called Poulgoazec, you'll find some of our renowned seafood, including the famous and delicious line-caught sea bass from the waters around the Île de Sein. Head for the criée fish auction around 4pm and you'll be treated to the spectacle of the day's catch being unloaded from nets and tubs: lobster, spider crabs and the Dublin Bay Prawn known as langouste, not to mention the turbot, monkfish, skate, pollock and sea bream, prized and savored by chefs and diners alike.
The new Watersports Centre next to the Criée on the fishing port is open all year round and ready to welcome you.
Come and discover the world of professional sea-fishing
The tourist office offers guided tours of the auction all year :
Individuals : July and August every Monday and Thursday (book in advance). Group visits : all year round by prior arrangement Duration : 1½ – 2 hours Price : 4 €/ adult.
Fishing is one of the key elements of our local economy. You can come along in the afternoon to see the day's haul being unloaded onto the harbor side, or opt for a guided tour of the auction rooms: see the various fish for sale that day, learn about the quality of catch, the labels and then see the sale in action!
Audierne lies on the mouth of the Goyen river. Visitors can take a boat from Audierne's port of Esquibien to the ile de Sien. The harbour is now mainly a yacht port. Along the harbour stretches the towns main shopping area with its cafes, bars, restaurants, creperies, boutiques and the tourism office. On Saturday morning there is a farmers market popular with locals and tourist alike.
The Plouhinec water sports centre;
The Plouhinec water sports centre was founded in 1980, and it offers courses for beginners and improvers as well as one-off outings and equipment hire.
Sea kayak: in Audierne Bay, towards the Pointe du Raz and the north coast of the Cap Sizun; you'll be able to access sites of exceptional natural beauty.
By canoe or river kayak: on the calm waters of the Goyen Estuary, heading towards Pont-Croix; you'll be able to navigate safely up stream with friends or family.
La Soul Surfing Skol;
La Soul Surfing Skol welcomes you on the beaches of Plouhinec and Plovan, from April to the end of October, every day, with various options to choose from: a day, a week or a weekend. Our aim is to share our passion for the sport so that you become a competent and confident surfer ready to head out to the waves yourself in complete safety.
Various themes are addressed, from theory to practice, always respecting the environment and an understanding of the area. Your instructor will be fully qualified by the French Surf Federation and will tailor your sessions in order to make the most of your progress. You'll gain the benefit of his 13-year teaching experience, and of course his 17 years of surfing experience.
Website : www.soulsurfingskol.com
Brittany Surf school – Audierne Bay
Brittany Surf school – Audierne Bay offers you the chance to discover the very essence of surfing in a fantastic setting. From April to November, on various beaches throughout the area, the Surf School welcomes children from 5 years old for courses or one-off lessons, from first-timers to experienced surfers looking to hone their skills.
Trained instructors are on hand to offer high-quality instruction using top equipment in some of south Finistère's best surf spots. The Surf School has been awarded FFS and ESB labels, and offers training for school groups, weekenders, year-round courses (every Saturday and training every Wednesday in the local pool) as well as a hire service for wet suits and surfboards.
The Surf School has recently started offering Stand Up Paddle – courses and equipment hire available.
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org and you can also find details of what we offer on our website : www.ecole-surf-bretagne.fr
Pont Criox is a small town built up in terraces on the south bank of the Goyen. Its narrow streets, hemmed in between old houses, slopes picturesquely down to the bridge. A great procession takes place her on the 15 August.
Douarnenez remains one of the foremost fishing ports in France.The town as a boat museum and its Port Musee a floating and land based museum
Locronan. There is no doubt that Locronan boast the most attractive collection of houses in Lower Brittany, There is a unique group of freestone houses dating from the 16th and 17th Centuries
Information / times and prices / booking and tickets: Plouhinec Tourist Office
Ile de Sein; leaving from Esquibien. Website : www.pennarbed.fr
Molène and Ouessant Islands leaving from Brest, Le Conquet (all year round), Camaret (in the summer). Website : www.pennarbed.fr
Discover the River Odet, known as the 'prettiest river in France' with a boat trip or dinner cruise as well as the Glénan Archipelago (with a stop on Saint Nicolas island – discovery cruise accompanied by a nature guide – underwater vision thanks to the transparent hull – kayak hire possible)
Leaving from Bénodet, Loctudy, Beg-Meil, Port la Forêt, Concarneau and Quimper. Website : www.vedettes-odet.com
Come and discover the mysteries and marvels of the Breton depths in this aquarium: the conger, giant lobsters, rays, sea-horses, spider crabs and even sharks await your visit! Over 160 different species can be seen in giant aquariums, there's a 'tactile tank' where you can touch and tickle a fish, an interactive zone, and a unique show from the seabirds. Open every day in the summer season. Rue du Goyen – Audierne Web :www.aquarium.fr
Musée de l'amiral;
Enter into the wonderful world of sea birds and shellfish, be dazzled by the 12 000 shells in mesmerising shapes and colours, by the 200 seabirds on display and by the contemporary, interactive museum.
Don't forget the sharks, minerals, coral and fossils. Penhors Plage - 29710 Pouldreuzic.
Web : www.museedelamiral.com
Ocean Discovery Centre - Brest Travel to the icy heart of the Polar oceans, to the Temperate waters, and to the Tropical depths thanks to the magnificent triple-sited Océanopolis. This vast site has three separate pavilions, showing the creatures of different environments around the world, from tiny fish in vibrant colours to hammerhead sharks, seals, penguins and more. You'll need a whole day to explore, and you'll come away with new understanding and fantastic memories.
All details of opening times and prices are on the website www.oceanopolis.com
Océanopolis – Port de Plaisance du Moulin Blanc – 29200 Brest
A museum unlike any other, dedicated to man's relationship with the sea both here and across the world. Recognised at a national level, this museum has an impressive collection of boats and artifacts from around the world, multimedia displays and glimpses into local heritage.
Outside there are four enormous boats moored up that visitors can climb aboard and explore, bringing everything to life
Port Musée - Place de l’enfer – 29100 Douarnenez
Website : www.port-musee.org
Main pool with wave machine, Giant 60 metre water slide. Enjoy relaxing sessions in water heated to 32° with saunas, steam room, water massage and bubbling pools.
Open every day including Sundays and Bank Holidays, only closed on Christmas Day and New Year's Day. Late opening Tuesdays and Fridays until 10pm.
159 bd de Créac’h Gwen – 29000 Quimper
Main pool 25 metres long, fun pool with water jets, massage bubble seat, 50 metre water slide, toddler pool and a well-being suite with sauna and jacuzzi.
Aquacap - Route de la Pointe du Raz – 29770 Esquibien
Website : www.aquacap.fr
CAP-SIZUN : SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE !
With a total of more than 600km of footpaths, bridle ways, mountain bike trails, cycle tracks and waterways, Cap-Sizun is an ideal destination for getting close to nature and recharging your batteries, surrounded by unique scenery.
There are footpaths to suit all ages ! The GR34 national hiking path which is known as the coastal or smugglers’ footpath runs right around Cap-Sizun from the Phare du Millier lighthouse in Beuzec-Cap-Sizun (it continues on to Douarnenez and beyond) to Pors -Poulhan in Plouhinec.
A range of local signposted walks and trails known as « petites randonnées (PR) », are organised and maintained by the Cap-Sizun – Pointe du Raz District Council. There are different types of paths of varying distances through different landscapes, which enable visitors to explore all of Cap-Sizun in just a few days.
The South Coast;
Randonnee-pointe-du-razFrom the Pointe du Raz to Pors-Poulhan, the path has three distinct stages;
From the Pointe du Raz to the Anse du Loc’h, the path, which passes through the communes of Primelin and Plogoff, has the same level of difficulty as the one between the Pointe du Van and the Pointe du Raz : A difficult, physically-demanding footpath because of a succession of rocky climbs and descents of 40-50 metres. In addition, the path is very uneven and rocky.
From the Anse du Loc’h, to Audierne, the headlands become softer and less rugged, sand starts to appear on the path. There is no particular problem in walking along this gentle, welcoming section of the path !
Randonnee-plage; From Audierne to Pors-Poulhan, stones give way to sand and the path becomes considerably softer as it nears the superb beaches of Plouhinec : Kersiny, Mesperleuc and Gwendrez. The path is far from flat and there is one final ascent by the archaeological site of Menez-Dregan which brings you to Pors-Poulhan and the Pays Bigouden.