Sung by Laurent Voulzy, painted by Claude Monet and told by Gustave Flaubert, Belle Île is one of the indisputable jewels of Southern Brittany and the Atlantic coast, located 15 kilometres from the entrance to the Gulf Morbihan. Its population of 5000 inhabitants is multiplied every summer by the many tourists coming to enjoy the 80 kilometres of coast, beaches, trails and multiple activities available: golf, sailing, diving, surfing and many more... From the Vauban Citadel to the Cave of the Apothecary, Belle Île has so many sights and sounds to offer and is a must-see destination in Brittany.
Belle-Île-en-Mer is an island located in the Morbihan department of south Brittany. "Belle-Île" did not steal its name and tourists flock to it every summer, either for the day or for a few days by booking a hotel on Belle-Île en Mer.
Located 12 kilometres from Quiberon, this island is divided into four communes: Locmaria, Le Palais, Sauzon and Bangor. During your stay in Belle-Île en Mer, you will discover this largest island in Brittany with its 85 km². Bordered by cliffs, the west coast of the island has undoubtedly the most beautiful beaches, between coves and dunes. Three lighthouses are located on this island, including the grand lighthouse of Belle-Île, which can be visited. You will only be able to really feel the charm of this island if you stay a few days by booking a charming hotel in Belle-Île en Mer. This island has many natural treasures to discover, and a large part of the island is protected Natura 2000.
Although small, Belle-Île welcomes beekeepers proud to raise their famous black bees with such tasty honey. It also produces black wheat flour and, of course, Breton cider. Served by boat from Quiberon, Belle-Île is fairly easy to reach and only 45 minutes away. The pleasant life has led many lovers of the island to buy a second home there. Belle-Île enjoys a high rate of sunshine throughout the year, it is pleasant to book a beautiful room in a luxury hotel in Belle-Île en Mer. From your hotel in Belle-Île en Mer, the easiest way to rent bicycles is to travel around the island in complete freedom and discover its secrets. Many bike hire companies are present on the island, but you can also take the bus for your sightseeing tours. In summer, think of reserving a table in a restaurant in Belle-Île en Mer to enjoy a delicious Breton pancake facing the sea....
Whatever the time of year when you go to Belle-Île, many festivals, activities and events are organized. In order to take full advantage of the island's assets, you will need to book a room at a hotel in Belle-Île en Mer. Thus, from the commented visit of the Grand Phare to a walk in the many gardens, Belle-Île will have no more secrets for you! Many artists came to this island to find inspiration like Matisse or Monet. Leaving from your luxury hotel in Belle-Île en Mer, you can admire the most beautiful sites of the island such as the small port of Sauzon, Port Coton or Pointe des Poulains with the fort of Sarah Bernhardt. Take the time to visit the island's important heritage with the Citadelle de Vauban, the Sarah Bernhardt museographic space and then relax in a charming hotel in Belle-Île en Mer. Many local shops are present on the island. As a result, after a morning of shopping, you will be able to lunch quietly in a restaurant in Belle-Île en Mer, authentic and tasty.