Les Menhirs campsite can be found in the Morbihan region of Brittany along the south coast near to Carnac Plage.
The campsite is perfect if you are looking for a beach holiday, The best beach in the area, Grande Plage, is a mere 300 meters away.
Why we recommend booking Les Menhirs:
- Stunning beach 300m away.
- Perfect for families.
- Excellent pool complex with slides.
- Lots of places to visit nearby.
- Near to Carnac Plage.
Although the main attraction with Les Menhirs is it’s distance from the beach, the campsite also boasts an excellent range of facilities and activities. The pool complex at Les Menhirs is especially popular, boasting 5 swimming pools, water slides, a sauna, jacuzzi, and even a solarium.
If you want to explore the surrounding area you’ll love the campsites location. Les Menhirs is perfect to discover and explore the culture and history of Brittany with plenty of towns and villages to see nearby.
Distance to the campsite:
- Zeebrugge: 793km
- Caen Ouistreham: 373km
- Calais: 679km
- Dieppe: 507km
- Le Havre: 466km
- Oostende: 748km
- St Malo: 227km
- Roscoff: 162km
- Santander: 896km
- Bilbao: 796km
Things to see near Les Menhirs
Whilst staying at Les Menhirs why not find out what the local area has to offer. Exploring nearby towns and places of interest is a great way of making the most of your holiday in France.
Carnac Standing Stones
The Standing Stones of Carnac dawn from the megalithic period are one of the most visited historic monuments in Brittany. The stones stand in lines for around 2.5km which makes quite a sight. Near to the standing stones is the Musee de Prehistoire de Carnac, which has a large number of archaeological exhibitions that help to explain the area, the stones and the variety of finds that have been uncovered in the past.
Foret Adrenaline or Adventure Forest is located 11km to the north of Les Menhirs campsite. Set within 5 hectares of forest, Adrenaline Forest offers visitors the chance to challenge themselves along a variety of trails. The courses are rated both in age and difficulty and can accommodate children from the age of 2 all the way up to adults. Walk along the course set within the chestnut, pine and oak trees, tackle the obstacles, challenge yourself and others but most of all have lots and lots of fun! Please note that it’s advisable to book prior to attendance.
Located on the outskirts of the city and 34km from Les Menhirs is Vannes Aquarium. The aquarium lies along the Gulf Of Morbihan and boasts an amazing 50 tanks which are home to sea creatures from around the globe. To make the most of your trip to Vannes we suggest you buy a combined ticket which allows you entry into the Jardin aux Papillons which is located near to the aquarium. Here you will be able to discover beautiful butterflies from around the world and watch them fly freely around you! There is also a hatching unit where you can see the butterflies transform from caterpillars.
Belle Ile is the largest island off the coast of Brittany and is very popular with tourists due to it’s magnificent scenery and it’s opera festival which runs each year in August. The island is only 38km from Les Menhirs and involves taking a ferry from Quiberon. Whether you’re interested in the festival or not, we’d recommend a trip to Belle Ile as there are plenty of walks, photo opportunities and the island’s museum, which is housed in a star shaped citadel and is very interesting.
Auray is an attractive town which has managed to retained much of it’s charm and character. There is plenty of history housed within the cobbled streets of Auray and pretty harbour of Saint Goustan. You will also find many half timbered and granite traditional Breton houses in the town.
Auray lies a mere 15km to the north east of Les Menhirs. The bridge over the river and some of the buildings are quite spectacular and give an insight into how important the town was in the past. Auray is one of those towns that you should pop in and visit even if it’s only for a short time.
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