Larmor Baden and Port Blanc in the Gulf!!

And let me continue along the coast of my beautiful Morbihan and update for you and me this nice short post on pretty Larmor-Baden and Port Blanc in the Gulf of Morbihan! Thanks for reading me over the years folks; and enjoy the post as I do.

You reach all these places off the expressway N165 then exit for Larmor Baden, on the roads D316, then the D316A  , signs are well posted. You have Vannes bus system KICEO on line 23 that takes you here but never taken it ok. The best way here is the car, definitively a must to really enjoy the area.

Another day of going into the wonderful Golfe du Morbihan or Gulf of Morbihan. Having my Dad in tow its an big effort but we manage to do it.  This is the area just to the west of Vannes, the area main city and seat of government in the  department 56, region of Bretagne. We started our morning going to Larmor-Baden , a nice harbor city with passenger boat service to the outer islands, and market day today, Sunday. Many picturesques hilly streets and beautfiful home before reaching the harbor or port area. Many homes for rent vacation properties in this area, very nice, and the port area with nice restos overlooking the harbor. Boats do go out to the outer islands very frequently in summer.

lamor-baden-bay-boats

lamor-baden-bayWe then move on to Port Blanc, where direct boat trips to the gulf is done, very frequently in summer. The main island just in front is the Iles aux moines, an island first inhabited by monks. Now a very nice vacation hotspot with beautiful beaches. The area has a boardwalk with bakeries, restos and ticket offices for boat passenger rides. A great parking is nearby just before reaching the port area, and its free.

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port-blanc-boat-for-outer-islands

The choices are endless,and families especially are welcome. The surfing, jet ski, canoeing, kayak crowds are also very welcome as these are prime location for its practice.

Some webpages to help you plan your trip here are:

The city of Larmor-Baden on things to see: https://www.larmorbaden.com/tourisme/sites-a-visiter

The Gulf of Morbihan Tourist office on Larmor-Badenhttps://www.golfedumorbihan.bzh/explorer-vannes/decouvrir-vannes/golfe-morbihan/autour-golfe/larmor-baden/

The Morbihan dept 56 tourist office on Port Blanchttps://www.morbihan.com/ile-aux-moines/port-de-plaisance-de-l-ile-aux-moines-port-blanc/tabid/12419/offreid/f59dd83a-2aa8-4dac-9934-6a36cb5e6d04

Enjoy the coastal beaches and wonders of the Morbihan.  A visit to quant small Larmor-Baden and Port Blanc is very nice indeed. And remember, happy travels , good health,and many cheers to all!!!

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