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Glénan Islands

Glénan Islands, France


About Glénan Islands

The Îles de Glénan is an archipelago of islands about 16 kilometers and it is only accessible in the summer season. There are a sailing and diving school located there. This is a popular tourist destination and this island is powered by a combined power plant.  It is difficult to stay on the islands overnight, as there is no hotel, and camping is not allowed.

Attractions near Glénan Islands

La Ville Close 24.13km from Glénan Islands

The closed city of Concarneau is a walled city of the xv th and xvi th centuries built on an island. It is the historic heart of the city of Concarneau which has gradually developed around the islet. There are so many shops which are old stone houses. you can wander through this island to study about this place.

Phare d'Eckmühl30.3km from Glénan Islands

A majestic lighthouse that was inaugurated in the year 1897 located at the tip of Penmarc'h. This beautiful lighthouse offers a breathtaking view of the entire Audierne Bay. Reaching the top takes climbing 307 steps, 227 stone steps followed by an iron staircase. It was open to the public all time.

Pointe de la Torche30.56km from Glénan Islands

One of the best surfing spots in France offers a panoramic view of the sea and It is an officially recognized natural site and also a prehistoric settlement and burial site that is registered as a historic monument. There are so many interesting things to see around this place and it is a good place to relax your mind from the busy life. This place is accessible by a pedestrian path. It attracts many surfers, bodyboarders, kitesurfers, wind-surfers, wave skiers and land yachters, etc.

Saint Corentin Cathedral32.33km from Glénan Islands

One of the majestic cathedral in the city of Britanny which has so much historical importance. The gothic architecture and the multi-colored stone facing and pillars increase the beauty of this 15th-century cathedral. it also has a beautiful collection of stained glass of the 15th century. One of the main pilgrimage centres in this area and is also the main tourist attraction too.

Odet35.68km from Glénan Islands

One of the beautiful river in France which was wild to the north and is one of the main water sources of the area and people spends time in the banks of this river by fishing and so many other activities. The river is also popular with the Kayakers.

Cité de la Voile Eric Tabarly45.84km from Glénan Islands

The Cité de la Voile Éric Tabarly is a multimedia exhibition center located in Lorient. This center is the only tourist site in Europe dedicated to ocean racing. It presents, in a lively and didactic way, the methods of construction of modern and older sailboats, as well as the stories and techniques of sailing.

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Brittany is the farthest west of the regions of Metropolitan France. It is named after the historic and geographic region of Brittany