Camping de l’Océan located in the heart of Pays de l’Aven in Névez between Concarneau and Pont-Aven is the ideal base from which to explore southern Finistère.
Glorious scenery, exhilarating views, fabulous sandy beaches, typical Breton villages, a rich maritime and cultural heritage… there’s so much to see and do on the southern coast of Brittany.
Explore the treausres of this land imbued with traditions and discover the towns, villages and attractions not to be missed during your visit.
From Pont-Aven to Concarneau
Make the most of your camping holiday to visit Pont-Aven, a quaint Breton village nestled in the valley of the Aven river. Visit its art galleries or enjoy a riverside walk and taste one of its famous butter biscuits (galettes).
Slightly further west of this important artistic centre is Concarneau. Stop off here for a spot of pampering at the sea-water thalassotherapy or simply enjoy a stroll around this pretty fortified town renowned for its Ville Close, ramparts fishing harbour and marina.
The breton Riviera in the heart of southern Finistere
Discover the three coastal towns comprising the Breton riviera during your stay at the campsite : Bénodet Fouesnant Les Glénan and Forêt-Fouesnant.
This exquisite destination boasts rocky coves, white sand beaches and turquoise waters. Hop on board a ferry and take a trip up the Odet river or head for the exotic Glénan islands, often compared to carribean islands.
You can’t possibly miss a day out in Quimper, a charming town of art and history and the admministrative capital of Finistère. It is popular for its museums, pottery, atmosphereric old quarter, half-timbered houses, gardens and St Corentin cathedral.
A few kilometres from Quimper is Locronan, one of the most prettiest villages in France renowned for its architectural heritage, history and traditions.
Located less than an hour from the campsite in the bay of Audierne, this Breton land is famous for its embroidery and headdresses.
Head for the western coast of Bigouden to Penmarc’h where you can climb the steps to one of the most famous lighthouses in Finistère, Phare d’Eckmühl. Follow the wild coast and discover the dunes and the beach at Pointe de la Torche, a popular surfing spot.
Further south, watch the fishing boats come into the harbour at Guilvinec and buy some fresh fish or langoustines.
Head for the end of the world and discover Cap Sizun
Cap Sizun, a headland reaching out into the Iroise sea, is a small territory stretching from the bay of Douarnenez to the north, to Audierne to the south. Considered by many as the « end of the world », this Breton land with its rugged coast facing Ile de Sein boasts breathtaking scenery and remarkable natural heritage.
If you follow the road along the wild coast, stop off at Pointe du Van and admire the stunning view over the Baie des Trépassés (bay of the dead).