FERRY & CHALETS
Sunêlia - L'Escale St Gilles, Bénodet
France > Brittany > BENODET
The Pointe St Gilles site has 440 pitches in 9 hectares, close to a sandy beach. There is a lovely walk along the seafront to get to nearby Bénodet (1k) which has all the usual holiday facilities - restaurants, cafés, bars, canoeing, sailing, children's beach clubs etc. And there's plenty on site to keep everyone entertained including a fabulous pool area and wellbeing centre. Tv in mobile homes has a few English channels. Bbq hire.
The popular resort of Bénodet, on Finistère's southern coast, has four sandy beaches and a pleasant marina. You can take a boat trip out to the picturesque Glénan islands or along the river Odet to the medieval city of Quimper renowned for its well preserved half-timbered houses, good choice of crêperies and traditional pottery 'faïence'. Other places to visit include the fishing port of Concarneau - a very attractive fortified town steeped in history which also has one of France's most famous fishing harbours, the picturesque art centre of Pont Aven, or just along the coast Beg Meil, where some excellent cider is made.