Armorique Regional Natural Park

Pont Aven
Brittany
Attractions and places of interest
Great Outdoors

Descend into the magical realm of fairy tales, myths and Arthurian legend at the Armorique Natural Park. Wander amongst the mystical hills of Mont d'Arrée that are even older than the Alps, or visit Arthur's Cave, the Grotte d'Artus, where Arthur is supposed to have hidden treasure. Explore the sharp rocks of  the parks highest hill, Tuchen Gador, or go to the top of Mont Saint-Michel de Brasparts where the Chapel of St Michel stands, protecting those traveling below near Elez Yeun - a marshland claimed to be one of the gates of hell.

Nearby attractions

A huge exciting exhibition of all things connected with the sea. You'll need a full day here, with aquariums, film & live shows and over 1000 kinds of living creatures.

Explore this small peninsula, with its jagged edges eaten away by the sea, that is located between Douarnenez and Brest. With its spectacular sea views, rugged cliffs and caves, as well as tiny coves and inlets, the area is a...

Douarnenez is a wonderful fishing harbour. The Port Musée is a national boat-museum in two parts; 4 boats afloat in the harbour to visit from deck to hold and a modern indoor museum with an impressive collection of various...

Located at the mouth of the river Penfeld, the Château de Brest is the oldest monument in Brest. Strategically placed, this military fortress has over 1,700 years of history in its original role - from the Roman castellum to...

Places to visit nearby

Brest in Brittany is a port city with a strong military history and is home to Océanopolis, a huge ocean discovery centre that is the only one of its kind in Europe.

Huelgoat in Brittany is a secluded village, nestled in the Monts d'Arrée, that is home to the magical Forêt d'Huelgoat where unusual rock formations and fascinating myths and legends abound.

Quimper is a charming city in Brittany which is renowned for its faïence and is situated in a pretty valley where the rivers Odet and Steir meet.