Coast of Brittany : Cancale, a jewel on the Emerald coastline
Discover Cancale on the Emerald coastline, located 60 km from the hotel.
This Breton coastal town is renowned for its oysters, traditional fishing houses and unique panoramic view from Granville to Cap Férel.
Cancale, capital of the oyster
Cancale, awarded the "site remarquable du goût" label (site of remarkable taste) is renowned for its oysters, shellfish and traditional cuisine. During your stay at the hotel, enjoy a day out on the Emerald coastline and try some delicious seafood dishes with the Mont Saint Michel as a backdrop. A pleasure to the eyes and tastebuds !
Walks and visits
Cancale has conserved all the charm of yesteryear. Take a walk around the upper part of the town along the pretty backstreets lined with fishing houses. Continue your walk along Port de la Houle harbour.
Hiking enthusiasts can head for the GR34 coastal path which runs round the coast and admire the stunning view over Mont Saint Michel bay.
If you would like further information on the history of Cancale, visit the museum of popular arts and traditions which reveals the history of the port which dates back over 500 years.
La ferme marine in Cancale
Discover the fascinating world of oysters. La Ferme Marine is an oyster farm, "Les Parcs Saint Kerber", which is open to the public.
The visit begins with a video on the oyster farming trade and techniques. Discover all the secrets of oysters, the birth of oyster farming, its evolution, dispatching to the other side of the planet, the role of the environment and the tides... A fascinating visit and not the least surprising!
Photo : TORSET Pierre - CRT Bretagne