Sheltered and sunny, the five beaches near Carnac are much appreciated by families for the fine sand, gentle slopes to the sea and the wonderfully invigorating and crystal-clear waters. Sand castles, swimming,…
Are you looking for the perfect beach to relax and soak up the sun? Carnac, in the centre of Quiberon Bay, near the Gulf of Morbihan, is a great place to unwind and enjoy the seaside.
Perfectly sheltered and with gently sloping stretches of fine sand, Carnac’s five beaches will be popular with the whole family. Whatever your choice of beach activities – building sandcastles, swimming, children’s play clubs, shore fishing, water sports or sunbathing – you’ll enjoy relaxing as a family at the seaside in southern Morbihan, facing the ocean.
With its two kilometres of white sand, the Grande Plage de Carnac is the largest of the town’s five beaches and has stunning views of the Quiberon peninsula. ‘Tourisme et Handicap’ certified, it offers easy access for people with reduced mobility. During the summer, there is a lifeguard on duty. Légenèse and Ty Bihan, two coves separated by rocky headlands, are more private. The Plage de St Colomban is a renowned spot for windsurfing.
The nautical base at Port-En-Dro, built along the salt marshes, is home to a number of small fishing boats. The Yacht Club de Carnac, built in 1962, opens onto an exceptional stretch…
Anse du Pô has breathtaking landscapes and is home to many oyster farms. Discover the skills of the oyster farmers on a tour and enjoy a tasting or take away oysters and other seafood.
Lovers of the sea and sailing will be delighted. Whether underwater, on the water or on the beach, the water sports available in Carnac are many and varied!