• Nearest Beach: La Pointe St Gilles Bénodet 0.05km

  • Nearest River: Odet 1km

  • Nearest Town: Bénodet 1km

  • Nearby Towns:

    • Concarneau: 17km
    • Quimper: 17km
    • Locronan: 33km
    • Pont Aven: 33km
    • Douarnenez: 37km
    • Lorient: 68km


Concarneau is just 17km away, a lovely walled town which is also famous for being one of France's largest fishing ports. Quimper can be reached by a short boat trip up the Odet river, and is home to a 13th century cathedral. Or just a stroll along the coast is the bustling town of Bénodet, perfect for eating out at its excellent seafood restaurants, as well as offering plenty of cafés, crêperies and sandy beaches.

Days Out

Swimming pool


Just 15 minutes away are the slides and chutes of Aquarive. This parc has great facilities for those with physical disabilities. The longest chute in Brittany is found at ‘Les Balneides’, which also has an indoor heated swimming pool. 

Pont Aven


Pont-Aven, under 35 km away, is the place to be inspired! Many famous artists have spent time here and to see it through their eyes take the ‘Painter route’ tour.


Benodet beach


Bénodet is just a short stroll along the coast and welcomes you to visit its promenade cafés, crêperies and restaurants, as well as sandy beaches. Taste the local delicious jam and chutney and see how it’s made at L’Atelier des saveurs, ride the seaside train, discover the biscuit factory or take a look around the seaside museum.

Gardens de Rospico

Jardins de Rospico

To get a taste of home then visit the English inspired gardens – ‘Jardins de Rospico’. Four hectares are covered in 2000 plant varieties, some of which are for sale, including many palms and hydrangeas.

Quimper cathedral


A short boat trip along the Odet River and you will sail into Quimper. Here you can find a 13th century cathedral, the museum ‘Beaux-Arts’, shops, markets and more. The best places to eat here are in the centre around the covered market or towards the railway station.

Events in the Region

Events, Obelix Trophy Benodet

Obelix Trophy, Benodet

The prestigious competition for the Obelix Trophy started in 1971 and has since become an important event in the yachting calendar. Every year around 220 boats take to the waters to race on the waters around Bénodet.

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.

Events, Fete des Pommiers

Fête des Pommiers

Celebrate the fertile apple orchards with music and dancing in Fouesnant. There are fireworks and traditional Breton costumes galore, with a costume contest on Saturday afternoon, a Grand Parade on Sunday morning and a torchlight procession on Sunday evening. 2018 dates are to be confirmed.

Events, Le Cornouaille Quimper

Le Cornouaille Quimper

Quimper’s citizens celebrate their Welsh and Cornish ancestry in July with a joyous Celtic shindig with great entertainment, competitions and dances. A real highlight is the Great Sunday Parade where everyone dresses in traditional Breton costume. Hugely popular, the festival draws artists of international acclaim and around 250,000 visitors!

Events, Fête des Fleurs d’Ajonc

Fête des Fleurs d’Ajoncs

Pont-Aven is particularly beautiful during this festival when the yellow flower of Brittany, gorse, is celebrated along with the Breton culture on the first Sunday in August. This is a particularly traditional festival; there are age-old dances, parades, music and feasting.

Off Parc Activities

From the parc there is a lovely coastal walk to Bénodet and if you are enjoying a relaxed, peaceful atmosphere then take some time by the water’s edge to do a spot of fishing. But if you are looking for more action then facilities for windsurfing, horse riding and scuba diving are all close to the parc, as is a golf driving range.

The following activities are available off parc:

Activities Information


3 km from site

Driving Range

5 km from site

Crazy Golf

0.8 km from site


0.5 km from site

Horse Riding

8 km from site

Boat trips

4 km from site
Sports Information

Scuba Diving

7 km from site


10 km from site


0.5 km from site


0.05 km from site


10 km from site