From the Odet river to the Atlantic Ocean
Benodet, a seaside resort in South Brittany, is the ideal place for some holidays by the sea. Located by the Atlantic Ocean and at the mouth of the Odet River – river which is known as the most beautiful river of France-, Benodet benefits from its fantastic location in front of the Glenan archipelago.
Activities in Bénodet
Come and spend your holidays in Benodet, and you will find all the activities you are looking for, whenever you are looking for some sporty holidays or rather some peaceful ones. From its perfect location in the Cornouaille bay, Benodet is the ideal place to practice water sports, such as kitesurf, catamaran, sailing, or cruising to discover the Glenan archipelago or the Odet River. You can also practice golf at the 18-hole Golf de l’Odet.
Hike or ride on Benodet coastal path – part of the famous GR34 going all along Brittany coast- and discover the beautiful landscapes of the Southern Brittany coast. You can also choose to simply enjoy one of the Benodet fine sand beaches, or go and relax at the beauty Spa “Escale bien-être” of the campsite Escale Saint-Gilles.
Culture & Benodet
Benodet has a casino opened all year around, and also a movies theatre playing latest movies, and sometimes in original version. In summertime, Benodet proposes daily entertainment, such as outside free concerts at the “Butte au fort” (this year, Alan Stivell, The Original Tribute to Boney M, Pony Pony Run Run, Aexl Bauer), concerts in Saint-Thomas church at the old harbour, festivals such as the harbour festival or the skiff festival, circus, local concerts called “festnoz”… for all ages and tastes, during the day or at night.
Benodet and its area
Take the foot ferry from the Bénodet harbour to join Sainte-Marine on the other side of the Odet river, and visit its beautiful harbour, or prefer a lovely walk on its coastal path offering unique views on Benodet.
Not far from Benodet, discover many architectural, historical or artistic wonders of Southern Brittany, while visiting Quimper, Locronan, Concarneau, or Pont-Aven.
And about crossing the Odet River and visiting the wild coast of “La Pointe de la Torche” or one of the fishing harbors of the area such as Le Guilvinec?