Welcome to Guilvinec

I would like to...

… SEE THE GREY SEALS

From April to September : 1-hour boat trip. Departure near the lighthouse of Le Guilvinec. 1h30-speedboat trip. Departure from the port of St Guénolé-Penmarc’h.

… KAYAK, WINDSURF, PADDLE

3-hour kayak trip. Departure from the nautical centre, Grève Blanche Beach, From 8 years. July and August. Lessons and rentals. Nautical centre. Grève Blanche beach (July and August).

I would like to...

… WATCH THE RETURN OF THE TRAWLERS AND THE UNLOADING OF THE CATCH OF THE DAY

“Fishes, crabs, langoustines, absolutely typical and at least one time during your stay, it is a must to see this 30 fishing-boats ballet”
From Monday to Friday, 4:15 - 5:00 p.m / Panoramic - sea view terrace, on the roof of the fish auction house

… VISIT HALIOTIKA: THE INTERACTIVE DISCOVERY FISHING CENTRE

"An invitation to dive into the fishermen’s world : virtual fishing boat gangway, reproduction trawl and its fishing, visual and audible environment, quizzes for children”
Visit of the exhibitions from 1.04 to 3.09 : every day, audioguide available. 5.09 to 4.11 and 19.12 to 30.12 : from Monday to Friday. English spoken guided tour, Tuesdays and Fridays at 3.30 p.m, in July and August (booking advisable). And also : tasting workshops, cooking workshops, seaweed workshops, treasure hunts, embarkation, special workshops for the children

… DISCOVER THE FISH SALES AT THE AUCTION

“One of the most important fishmarkets in France”
Guided visit in french from Monday to Friday at 4:30 p.m (high season and french school holidays).
English spoken guided visit from Monday to Friday at 5:10 p.m in July and August.
Organisation and operation of the fish auction + tasting of langoustines from Monday to Friday at 11:00 a.m (high season and school holidays)

… SPEND ONE DAY ON BOARD A TRAWLER

“A fantastic and unforgettable experience !”
From April to Sept. From 13 years, accompanied by an adult. Reservation at Haliotika. Departure between 2:00 and 5:00 a.m (bring your picnic)

… TO GO ABOARD FOR A FISHING TRIP

“Aboard the boat Soizen, with Didier. A typical and friendly experience.”
3 or 4 hours. From April to October. Reservation at Soizen in high season and at the tourist office during low season.

I would like to...

… GO WALKING, CYCLING, HIKING. I WOULD LIKE TO GO TO THE BEACH


• MEN MEUR POINT
“Natural site. Exceptionnal view over the sea”
800m from the port - Parking - Picnic area. On the long hiking trail GR34

• SAINT TREMEUR VILLAGE
« Chapel, fountain, bread oven »
On the Véloroute “Littorale 5”. 3 km from the port - Picnic area - classical music concerts (July & August)

• GREVE JAUNE BEACH
“View over the port and the return of the fishing boats. South »
500m far from the port - Showers (high season) - Parking (Men Meur Street)

• GREVE BLANCHE BEACH
"View over the lighthouse of Penmarc’h. Dunes. West"
During the high season : nautical center, Festy Beach every Sunday at 11:00 a.m
1km far from the port - Showers - Children’s playground - Parking

• INNER HARBOUR AND SHIPS’ GRAVEYARD
"Yachting space and boat anchoring"

• VALLON DE MOULIN MER
"Interpretive trail with photos, playground, picnic area"

…DISCOVER THE TOWN DIFFERENTLY


• PHOTOS FESTIVAL « L’HOMME ET LA MER »
More than 150 photographs - Near the harbour and in the streets and laneways. Programme available at the tourist office. Free.

 • GUIDED VISIT OF THE TOWN
Reservation at the tourist office. Walk through the town. Tasting of local produce, traditions, anecdotes, meeting of local people.

EAT SOME SPECIALITIES…


FISH, SEAFOOD, LANGOUSTINES, LOBSTER, CREPES, KOUIGNS, LOCAL PRODUCE…

TRADITIONNAL MARKET on Tuesdays and Sundays, all year round : 9:00-13:00 a.m. Rue de la Marine, Place de la poste, Place de l’Eglise.
Local produce market, 15/06 -15/09, everyday from 4:00 p.m: Place d’Estienne d’Orves.

GO OUT TO DANCE, TO LISTEN TO MUSIC…


THE ENTERTAINMENT PROGRAMME AT THE TOURIST OFFICE

In July and August, don’t miss :
- Les Estivales : seafarer’s supper and concerts
- Les Fêtes de la mer
- Classical music concerts in the chapel of Saint Tremeur
- Breton Dance Workshops
- Festy Beach. Grève Blanche Beach, every Sunday at 11:00 a.m

Download the map of Le Guilvinec

MORE INFORMATIONS :

TOURIST OFFICE
Place de la petite sole
29730 LE GUILVINEC
(0033) 02 98 58 29 29
ot@leguilvinec.com

Open all year long, english speaking, spacious,
disabled access, digital space, boutique and souvenirs

TICKETS ON SALE

- HALIOTIKA : VISIT OF THE FISH SALES at the auction
- BOAT TRIPS to see the grey seals in Les Etocs (departure from Le Guilvinec and from St Guénolé).
Glénan Archipelago. River Odet. The islands : Sein, Ouessant, Molène, Groix, Belle-Ile,
Houat, Hoëdic. The famous lighthouses Ar Men, La Vieille, Tévennec & Sein Island (speed boat).
- OCÉANOPOLIS
- BUS TICKETS (LINE 56A)
- WIDE RANGE OF WALKS, BIKE AND MOUNTAIN-BIKE RIDES,
- HIKE INFORMATION SHEETS AND TOPOGRAPHIC BOOK, IGN MAP
- GUIDED VISIT OF LE GUILVINEC “Bienvenue chez nous”

OPENING HOURS :

Easter holidays (3 zones)
Monday to saturday :
10:00 - 12:30 / 2:30 - 6:00

June and september :
Monday to saturday :
9:30 - 12:30 / 2:30 - 6:00

July and August :
Monday to saturday :
9:30 - 13:00 / 2:00 - 7:00
Sunday and public holidays : 10:00 - 13:00

Out of season :
Monday to friday :
10:00 - 12:30 / 3:00 - 6:00
Saturday : 10:30 - 12:30