Bénodet is a lovely seaside resort of South Finistère, the ideal destination for your seaside holidays! Located on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean and at the mouth of the Odet rive (also known as the “most beautiful river in France”), Bénodet lays in a privileged location facing the Glénan islands.
Take avantage of your holidays in Brittany to discover the natural and architectural heritage of Bénodet, with your family or friends. You will be amazed by the beautiful villas by the sea, the churches, such as Notre-Dame de la Mer or Saint-Thomas located on the old port, the chapel of Perguet as well as the two lighthouses (Le Coq and Pyramid).
Are you passionate about hiking or water sports? You will then be seduced by the richness of Bénodet’s activities! With the coastal path (part of the GR34) you will cycle or walk along the Bénodet Corniche, from the marina to the Pointe Saint-Gilles.
You can also simply enjoy its magnificent beaches and translucent waters to rest, or go and relax at the Spa Escale Bien-être. Sea lovers will be able to indulge in their favourite leisure activities in the Bay of Bénodet, during a trip by catamaran, kayak or kitesurf. You can also play a golf course (18 holes) at Golf de Cornouaille.
The Casino de Bénodet is open all year round and just next door stands the Cinemarine cinema, which shows the latest films. During the season, Bénodet regularly offers activities, such as its free outdoor concerts at the Butte au Fort, concerts in the Church of Saint-Thomas at the old port and many other events and activities, such as the port festival, the Yoles festival, circus or festnoz… for all ages, and all tastes, during the daytime or in the evening.
Take the pedestrian ferry to the old port to go to Sainte-Marine, on the other side of the Odet river! Visit its small port and discover its path offering beautiful views of Bénodet.
Near Bénodet, discover the architectural, historical and artistic wonders of South Brittany by visiting Quimper, Locronan, Concarneau and Pont-Aven. And why not discover the Bigouden country, on the other side of the Odet river, its wild coast at Pointe de la Torche or fishing ports such as Guilvinec.
In every season, have a walk in the beautiful nature of Finistère! There is something for everyone: kayaking, hiking, fishing, mountain biking, exploring the area (estrans, dunes, forests, moors…) or wildlife (deer, birds, bats…)… walk can last from a few hours to up to a day. Walks and hiking trails, including the GR34, are numerous in the region. If you wish to go for a walk in Bénodet and its surroundings, do not hesitate to come to the main reception and ask for William, our specialist in land walks!