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Ile-Tudy

Ile-Tudy

Ile-Tudy

The jetty

For attaching the bowline...

Small scale fishing

The path onto the beach

 

Once known as the potato capital, Loctudy has become the capital of tourism in the Bigouden region, and is rooted in maritime tradition. Its collective memory is preserved within the walls of the château of Kérazan, which dates from between the 16th and the 18th century, and is now a museum with lovely grounds spread over 5 hectares.

Loctudy is the most important port for langoustine fishing in France. The return of the fishing boats and the ritual of the fish market makes for a fantastic show. Loctudy is one of the largest traditional fishing ports in the Bigouden region, and its emblem is the langoustine, christened locally as “the maid of Loctudy”. You can’t stay in Finistère without sampling it, either in a restaurant or at home.

Loctudy is a part of the maritime zone of Le Guilvinec which encompasses the four ports of the Bigouden area – Le Guilvinec, Saint-Guénolé, Bénodet, and Loctudy & Lesconil – which between them have a fleet of 253 fishing boats. Production across the Bigouden area represents 17.5% of the French fishing industry.

Beaches, boating and tasting seafood are the irresistible attractions of this pretty Bigouden port. Nearby, the typically Breton port of Lesconil is also worth a visit. Equally, do not miss a walk along the seafront at Ile-Tudy, which is a really peaceful place and merits a special visit. It is a superb little Breton seaside village at the end of a narrow peninsula, sitting at the mouth of the Pont-l’Abbé river, looking across to Loctudy on the opposite side. Lose yourself in the little streets to discover the fishermen’s cottages with their blue shutters and slate roofs. The beaches are renowned for their fine white sand and the nautical centre at Ile-Tudy benefits from an exceptional body of water which will delight sailing enthusiasts.