A Camping holiday in Brittany
Brittany will bewitch you
Brittany. This rugged region on the west coast of France, is more than just a pretty picture, it’s a real experience. Blow away your cobwebs by the sea, taste the freshest fish and shellfish, have the time of your life in the woods and on the water and finish the day with a drink at the campsite. Breathe in the clean fresh air … admire the fairytale surroundings. Then exhale … and sip your ice cold Breton cider. Simply divine! Meanwhile, the kids play on happily outside. Brittany? Pure enjoyment for everyone.
Day trips from your campsite in Southern Brittany
Once you’ve recharged your batteries at the campsite, it’s time for some adventure. Visit the city of Quimperlé, admire the menhir fields of Carnac, amble down to the Devils Rocks and explore the area by canoe.
Catch a breath of fresh air on the beach and take an island tour of Belle Ile and l’Ile de Groix.
Culinary pleasures in Brittany
Had an energetic day? Then it’s time for some culinary delights! Brittany has lots of delicious dishes. Naturally, the fresh seafood is to die for in Brittany, as it comes straight from the ocean. Oysters, mussels and the famous Breton fish stew ‘la cotriade’. Let’s not forget the cider, cheeses, honey, melon, crêpes and ‘galettes’. Dessert? That’ll be ‘Far Breton’ or ‘Gateau Breton’. The food in Brittany is simply sublime!
Enjoy the countryside in Brittany
Camping Le Ty Nadan
Does beautiful countryside really relax you? Then the Le Ty Nadan campsite is a place where you can completely unwind. The scenery is spectacular in Brittany.
Sandy beaches along the rocky coastline
The coastline of Brittany is mainly rocky, lined with green hills and fields of heather. But in between the high rise cliffs, you’ll find beautiful bays and long sandy beaches, such as Guidel-Plages, Le Pouldu and Moëlan-sur-Mer. Perfect places for a great day by the sea.
Hiking and biking in Brittany
Taking your hiking boots? It’s a short walk from the campsite to the Devils Rocks (Roches du Diable). Sound like a fairy tale? Well it is! The river Elle has cut a deep bed in the middle of the woods, leaving behind enormous, mysteriously shaped rocks. It’s a wonderful place. Where the water always flows thrillingly faster. There’s an international canoe competition here every year. Hiking and biking is a real treat throughout Brittany. Rivers wind through the countryside. Resulting in a rugged green landscape. At times mysterious, often delicate. Follow the paths along the water ways and pass by the most beautiful castles and little harbours.
Forests and rivers
Heading inland? You’ll find lots of forests, canals and rivers. Walk through the forest of Huelgoat and take a trip back into medieval times . You’ll have plenty of thrills with the kids in the exciting caves there. The Paimpont woods are truly magical. The legendary forest of Brocéliande is also very inviting. Rumour has it, that it was home to King Arthur and Merlin the wizard around 1160.
3 large nature parks
There are three large nature parks in Brittany. Parc Naturel Régional du Golfe du Morbihan near Vannes, with its prehistoric island Gavrinis, Sucinio castle on the Rhuys peninsula and countless oyster farms. So that’s where all those oysters come from!
Parc Naturel Régional d’Armorique dominates the area around Brest. This gorgeous nature reserve stretches from the Islands of the Iroise sea, and the Crozon peninsula, to the seaside village of Aulne and Monts d’Arrée. Want to see this all these places at the same time? Then climb the 330 m high mountain Menez-Hom for some incredible views!
You’ll find the third large nature park, Parc Naturel Régional de Brière, close to Saint-Nazaire and Guérande. These magnificent marshlands are home to wild ducks, shelducks, kingfishers, eel and pike. All living in perfect harmony. The houses in the area are built using materials from the surroundings: stones, earth, reeds. If you’re a real nature lover then this park is a must see for you!
Soak up some real culture in Brittany
Quimperlé: stroll through the medieval little streets
Quimperlé is a lovely little Breton town, just 10 kilometres from the campsite. Zigzag through the ancient medieval alleys or gaze over the river, lapping gently at its banks, from one of the old stone bridges. The three rivers, the Isole, Ellé and Laïta all meet here on their way down to the Atlantic Ocean. The town’s main attraction? That’ll be the 13th century Gothic style church. The lovely terraced bars and cafés you’ll come across are also a real treat!.
Port-Aven awakens the artist in you!
Did you like Quimperlé? Then you’ll really love Port-Aven. This dreamy little riverside town, famed for its artists, has inspired many writers and painters, most notably Gaugain. Take just one look at the harbour… and you’ll know why. Boats gently bobbing up and down, romantic half-timbered houses, rusty sailboats moored by the pier and an old water mill rattling through the water. You’re surrounded by a sea of green and colourful flowers. This delightful little town, at the mouth of the River Aven, is a sight to behold. Not to be missed when in Pont-Aven: a walk along "the artists way" through the picturesque narrow alleys. Built up an appetite? Then visit the traditional biscuit making factory.
Behind the town walls of Concarneau
Concarneau is a lively 14th century fortified fisherman’s bastion, with its own castle sat on a small rocky island. The rugged town walls of the so called “ Closed City “ hide delightful little streets, which are great for roaming around in. Hop from charming curiosity shops to cosy cafés and from the fishing museum to, you guessed it, some excellent sea food restaurants. This fortified walled town is France’s third largest fishing port. No wonder the seafood tastes so fresh! Coming in August? Then visit the "Fête des Filets Bleus". The famous Blue Nets Festival with lots of traditional music and dancing. It’s an amazing experience and just 50 kilometres away from the campsite Le Ty Nadan.
More beautiful places in Brittany
Looking for more delightful little places in Brittany, which you won’t be able to take your eyes off? Well take your pick. There’s the village of Doëlan, with a dreamy little harbour that dazzles both in real life and on many gorgeous paintings. Heading inland? Then visit Le Faouët, an important historical place, with 16th century market halls and a stunning chapel set in an excitingly different location: by a ravine.
Want to combine your dose of culture with a bag full of souvenirs? Then go shopping and sight-seeing in Quimper, the capital of "Cornouaille". The rivers Steir and Odet converge by this city. Wander down to the lovely boutiques on Rue Kéréon or one of the many other lively little shopping streets. Experience complete tranquility in the 8th century cathedral. The museums in Quimper are also well worth a visit. Our top tip? The studios of the famous ceramics factory of HB-Henriot.
Follow in the footsteps of Asterix and Obelix in Carnac
Menhirs. Made famous by the Asterix comic books: incredibly heavy, huge granite rocks which Obelix throws through the air, using just one hand. Thousands of these menhirs dominate the landscape around Carnac, sometimes stretching out for miles. It’s an impressive sight. Archeologists and historians still haven’t solved this mystery. You won’t believe your eyes! Especially near Menec, Kerlescan and Kermario. Visiting the menhir field early in the morning or in the evening? Then the sunlight creates an extra sense of mystery. It’s just a … stone’s throw from the Menhir museum, a great way to add an educational ending to a special day out. Although, the fantastic restaurants, just down the road, in the hip little harbour town of La-Trinité-sur-Mer are also very tempting! And no…there are no stone grill BBQ places here….but the seafood! Oh là là.
Active holidays in Brittany
Get out into the great wide open! With activities for all ages
Feeling active? Then you don’t have to leave the campsite. The adventure team of the Le Ty Nadan campsite will keep you busy, both in the woods and on the water. Canoeing, mountain biking, tree climbing, abseiling or horse riding on the ponies from the campsite’s very own stables. There’s something to do here for people of all ages. Taking little speed demons with you on holiday? The electric quads are a (safe) sensation for kids up to 8 years old. The Segways are this summer’s revelation for both teenagers and adults. Take a Cross country trip through the area on two wheels. A good time is guaranteed!.
Golf courses in Southern Brittany
Enjoy a round of golf? Then nothing can top hitting a hole-in-one on the manicured golfing greens of the romantic Breton landscape. There are 4 golf courses in the surrounding area of Le Ty Nadan vind je 4 golfbanen.
Le Val de Quéven - This golf course offers a huge variety of playing possibilities. 18 holes - par 72. Roughly 12 kilometres from the campsite.
Le Golf de Ploemeur-Océan - A golf course by the ocean. Tee off to a refreshing sea breeze. In a unique location, with a typical Breton ambiance. 18 holes – par 72. 26 kilometres from the campsite.
Le Golf de Cornouaille - On the bay of La Forêt-Fouesnant, just past Concarneau. The oldest golf course on the south coast of Brittany. 18 holes – par 71. Around a 40 minute drive from the campsite.
Le Golf de L'Odet - Classy golf course in the seaside resort of l'Odet. 18 holes – par 72. About a 45 minute drive from the campsite.
Brittany for kids and teens
Catching crabs and searching for sea shells
The most popular day out for kids of all ages? A trip to the beach. Swimming, sunbathing, catching crabs in the creeks, rock climbing, building and destroying sandcastles, searching for sea shells and collecting the bounty the ocean spills ashore. You can never get enough of playing on the beach by the sea. You’ll find the nearest sublime stretch of sumptuous sand in Guidel-Plages, around 20 minutes from the campsite. Beachcombers also have a blast at Le Pouldu, Moëlan-sur-Mer, the Gulf of Morbihan and the Quiberon peninsula.
Thrilling outdoor adventures for kids
A whole week without their beloved PlayStation, Facebook or Netflix … mission impossible for kids and teens? Or is it? The Le Ty Nadan campsite will soon have them detoxing from everything with a megabyte or digital screen. How? By offering them a fantastic choice of fun outdoor activities, both on and around the campsite. From horse riding to canoeing, from tree top adventure courses, to tearing around on cool quads and trendy Segways. And lots, lots more!. Cool! but … safety first! All activities are supervised by experienced professionals. However in case of real emergencies … don’t worry, we do have Wifi!
Forêt Adrenaline in Carnac
Have you been bitten by the tree climbing bug yet? See how high you can (or dare to) climb in the Forêt Adrenaline in Carnac. Test your climbing skills in this tree top adventure park, on one of the 13 challenging climbing courses. At its highest point, you’ll be looking down from 17 metres up. You might just see your little brother or sister down below on the mini climbing course. Kids can have a great time here from the age of 2. It’s the perfect day out for all the family. Even if the sun decides to take a day off!
The unusual maze of Port-Aven
Who’s the smartest scout, that can find their way out of the magic maze of Port-Aven? No, this is no ordinary maze. You’ll have to solve riddles, crack codes and not get distracted by the strange creatures that cross your path. Sound exciting? Well it is. And lots of fun too. Found the exit? Then blow off some steam in the playground. Or play with the animals at the petting zoo.
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