Quiberon

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Quiberon

Quiberon is a town in Brittany, France (on the Altantic coast). It is situated on a peninsula Presqu'île de Quiberon. In France it is well-known as summer spa-resort.

Get in[edit]

By train from Paris. To get there you should take a TGV-Express from Gare de Montparnasse that will bring you to Auray town, where there is a connection with a bus directly to Quiberon (in July and August there is a train from Auray to Quiberon). In order to find a bus stop you should leave the railway station and go to the right, it is situated a bit aside. The tickets for the whole road can be bought on the Montparnasse railway station (the approximate price for return ticket - €135/person, people younger than 25 y.o. get a price reduction). Before getting into the train you should stamp your ticket in a yellow machine that are situated a bit aside from the platforms. It is also possible to buy a ticket only to Auray and to pay there to the bus driver on-site. The duration of one way is 4:55.

Get around[edit]

See[edit]

  • Côte sauvage - so called wild coast, where the ocean waves beat the stones, where it is forbidden to swim because of life-danger, where you can see picturesque landscapes...

Do[edit]

  • Surfing in the Atlantic ocean
  • Spa-procedures
  • Sunbathing on the Grande Plage

Buy[edit]

In the center of the town the small shops are open even on winter Sundays (at least in the morning). As a souvenir it is interesting to buy cider and sardines.

Eat[edit]

  • Bar de la MarinePort Marina +33 2 97 50 09 81. A restaurant with marvelous ocean view. Serves breakfast, sea food, fish, perrywinkles. Open all year round.
  • Le Triskell2, quai de Hoyat - Port Maria - 56170 +33 2 97 30 41 86. Nice restaurant with good wine, sea food, perrywikles. Sea food plate - €28/person. Open all year round.

Drink[edit]

Sleep[edit]

There are a lot of small hotels and houses with apartments to be rent alongside the coast.

  • Résidence Maeva Ker Avel98 bis, rue du Port de Pêche +33 1 58 21 58 21fax: +33 158215049. The apartment house is situated not far from the center, beach and port. The apartments are well-equipped, but too small for 4 persons (this number of people is indicated in the description of the apartments). There is a living-room (with a double sofa) that is also a sleeping-room and a kitchen, one passage with a two-level bed at the entrance and one bathroom. €39 (December 2007).

Connect[edit]

Go next[edit]

  • Belle Île - from Quiberon it is possible (also in winter) to take a ferry and to get to the island, well-known resort.


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