• Nearest Beach: La Grande Grève 1.5km

  • Nearest River: 10km

  • Nearest Town: Carantec 1.5km

  • Nearby Towns:

    • Carantec: 1.5km
    • St Pol de Leon: 10km
    • Morlaix: 14km
    • Roscoff: 17km
    • Brest: 70km
    • St. Malo: 191km

Sightseeing

The scenic port town of Roscoff is just 10 miles away, ideal for shopping and playing on the beach, and Ile de Batz is just a short boat trip away - a perfect spot from which to take in a panoramic view of the coastline. The popular cobbled streets of Morlaix are also close by, set on an estuary, and St Pol de Léon is worth a visit too, for its cathedral and market stalls.

Days Out

Oceanopolis aquarium

Océanopolis

‘Océanopolis’ in Brest will have everyone open mouthed and googly eyed. It is an unforgettable experience of discovering the world’s oceans. There is a large aquarium with over 10,000 animals, a variety of exhibitions, films and shows.

Carantec ferry

Picnicing in Carantec

Carantec is an attractive family resort. For a relaxing afternoon, ‘Claude Goude Park’ is a lovely spot for a picnic. Another perfect spot for a family picnic is the Ile de Batz – it’s a short boat ride and gives a great perspective of the dramatic coastline. The trip takes just over 15 minutes and tickets are available from the pier. 

Morlaix

Morlaix

Morlaix is nestled on the valley floor, swaddled by an estuary, so is unsurprisingly popular. The pretty cobbled streets and waiting to be explored are are lots of other nearby towns.

Chateau Taureau

Château de Taureau

Whilst in staying at Les Mouettes you must take a trip to Château de Taureau which guards the entrance to Morlaix Bay. Boat trips depart from Carantec and usually take 2 hours, which includes one hour to tour the bunkers, passageways, drawbridge and the three floors of the restored fortress. The trips can be booked at the ticket house at Kelenn beach. ‘Château de Kerouzere’ is also very close by and is a fine example of 15th century architecture.

Events in the Region

Events, Panoramas festival

Panoramas Festival

When springtime comes to Morlaix, you can catch a glimpse of some of the best on the contemporary music scene, in this popular festival. One of the surprise venues of the festival is the swimming pool in Morlaix!

Events, Telegramme de Tresco Trophy

Telegramme Tresco Trophy

The Tresco Regatta, organised by the Yacht Club de Morlaix, is the largest sporting event in the area. Cheer along at Morlaix Bay and feel the wind in your sails.

Tour de France

Tour de France

With gruelling routes covering some of France's most beautifully scenic regions, the Tour de France is an iconic cycle race, attracting huge crowds along the route. The Grand Départ of 2018 takes place on the 7th July starting on the Island of Noirmoutier. The early stages of the race go through the Vendée and Brittany regions. As usual there are exciting mountains stages in the French Alps and the Pyrenees.The races finishes in Paris on the 29th July.

Off Parc Activities

Carantec has seven beaches and an array of watersports on offer, as well as a golf course. To truly savour the air of relaxed fun you’ll find here, why not enjoy a morning’s fishing and contemplation in of the nearby coves?

The following activities are available off parc:

Activities Information

Golf

1.5 km from site

Fishing

1.5 km from site

Karting

60 km from site

Boat trips

1.5 km from site

Adventure Course

10 km from site
Sports Information

Scuba Diving

1.5 km from site

Windsurfing

1.5 km from site

Canoeing

1.5 km from site

Dinghy sailing

1.5 km from site

Kayaking

1.5 km from site