Why come to the Bigoudin country?

The Bigouden country, a land of legend, is named after the historical headdresses worn by women. Along the coast, at the tip of the southwest of Finistère in Brittany, this area is proud of its identity and offers many touristic possibilities. You will find a large range of activities : historical and cultural heritage, fishing, museums, festivals, sports…


The Guilivnec’s fishing boats arrival in the first French traditional port.

A highly colorful show you can discover every day between 4 and 5 pm on the Guilvinec’s port.

Admire a fleet of trawlers pushing their way through to offer you their finest langoustines!

Haliotika, the “Cité de la Pêche”, offers two interactive courses covering 800 m² : visits to the fish auction market, culinary workshops, family outings and many other activities for young and old.

Eckmül’s lighthouse in Penmarc’h.

Climb its 307 steps and admire the Bigouden country from a 65 m high sight.

La pointe de la Torche.

La Torche, beaten by the winds, whipped by the sea, is a well known spot to surfers and hikers. Multicolored tulips carpet the wild landscape in the spring.

Tronoën, the oldest calvary in Brittany.

Built on the dunes, facing Audierne’s bay, the calvary of Tronoën will astonish you with its beauty.

The Bigouden Museum of Pont-l’Abbé.

Enter the dungeon and discover throughout the floors, headdresses, costumes and Breton furniture.

The beaches.

Chilling and sunbathing on Léchiagat and Guilivnec beaches.

Hicking trails.

The best way to discover the coast : borrowing the famous customs officers’ trail, the GR34 as well as the bicycle ride circuits.

Tréffiagat and Guilvinec’s Nautical Centers : catamaran, sailing, windsurfing, stand up paddle… and go greet the gray seals during a kayak excursion.

The man and the sea photo festival in Guilvinec.

Various size photos invest the quays, alleys, walls in open sky. The festival takes place from the beginning of May to the end of September. 7th edition in 2017.