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Camping in Douarnenez Bay

Douarnenez is a French commune in the Finistère department, in the Brittany region. It is no longer the major sardine port it was between 1970 and 1980. Today, however, it is a major seaside resort with an interesting heritage, offering the perfect setting for a relaxing vacation in Finistère, Brittany.

Douarnenez: one of Europe’s most beautiful bays

All the beauty of Finistère is to be found in the Douarnenez countryside: fromIle Tristan and Plage du Ris to the Parc Naturel Marin d’Iroise, there’s a lot to see. The bay in particular is a magnificent sight. A veritable inland sea, it lies between the Crozon peninsula andCap Sizun. Large summer festivals are held here, and many fishing boats and pleasure craft dock here, offering a real feast for the eyes of visitors. Legend has it that the town of Ys was swallowed up in the bay, and many an artist has found inspiration in its superb landscapes.

Places to visit and things to do in Douarnenez

If you’re ever in Douarnenez, you owe it to yourself to pay a visit to the Chapelle Sainte-Hélène, with its rich history. The bay, the “chemin de la sardine”, the harbours and the Plomarch trails are all beautiful places to see during your camping holiday in Finistère.

It’s impossible to get bored between sailboat cruises, hiking, biking, fishing, surfing and all the other activities this town has to offer. Are you a cycling enthusiast? Douarnenez is the perfect town for you! Discover the Cast and Plonéis routes, the greenway from Douarnenez to Guengat, the “Between land and sea” circuit and many other sites.

Sightseeing near Douarnenez

The bay is also surrounded by many beautiful tourist attractions. Locronan is 9 km away, Pont-Croix 13 km, Audienne 18 km, Morgat 20 km, Quimper 20 km and Crozon 21 km.

Douarnenez is a beautiful seaside town full of surprises. Don’t hesitate to visit it during your stay at the 4-star Le Panoramic campsite in Crozon!