A cultural proposal

Rich and varied

On the Crozon peninsula, many cultural activities are offered to young and old alike!

To help you find the idea for an outing or cultural activity that will delight you, we offer below links to the sites of the region's cultural actors.

Festival du bout du monde

The End of the World festival

The Festival du bout du monde (nicknamed “le Boudu”) is a festival of mixed music/world music taking place the first weekend of August on the Crozon peninsula in Finistère in Brittany.

The musical program seeks to reconcile recognized artists and discoveries, and in total around 35 musical groups from around the world will perform on one of the three stages of the festival.

In addition to its programming, the Festival du bout du monde is renowned for the warm and family atmosphere that reigns there, the beauty of the site in the heart of the Armorique regional natural park, 300 meters from the ocean and close to the natural park. marin d'Iroise, the quality of the welcome (free camping and parking, world cuisine village, children's area, public transport facilities, etc.).

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Musée National de la Marine Brest

The National Maritime Museum

At the tip of Brittany, Brest Castle bears witness to a destiny intertwined with that of the sea, with the history of a city, a region and an entire country.

The museum's collections retrace the history of the Navy and attest to the close links with the city. A visit to the castle also allows you to discover the magnificent views of the harbor, the Penfeld, the town and its ports.

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la tour vauban

The Vauban Tower

Unique in French military architecture, the Golden Tower has watched over Camaret Cove and the entrance to the Brest Gully for more than 300 years.

The Vauban Tower's mission was to monitor the entrance to the Brest Narrows and to prevent any landing in Camaret Cove and the capture of the Roscanvel batteries from the land.

Still unfinished, it underwent its baptism of fire on June 18, 1694. Vauban broke up the assault of 147 Anglo-Dutch vessels which were trying to disembark.

Since 2008, it has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site with eleven other major sites in Vauban.

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Musée du patrimoine maritime

The maritime heritage museum of the peninsula

The Museum of maritime heritage of the peninsula located in a former cannery, invites you to share the past of the Camarétois: shipbuilding, sardine fishing, working women, lobster fishing, fish trading... constitute the themes of this exhibition permanent, which is intended to be technical but above all a witness to a bygone time.

Tools, old postcards, objects, models, boat parts, nautical charts, photographs and other movable heritage items will allow you to come into contact with the daily life of fishermen.

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Chapelle de Rocamadour Camaret-sur-Mer

Notre-Dame-de-Rocamadour Chapel

Dedicated to Notre-Dame de Rocamadour, this chapel venerated by sailors has its legend: its bell tower, decapitated by a cannonball during the battle of Trez Rouz in 1694, has never been reconstructed in memory of this great day because the legend relates that “Our Lady of Rocamadour returned the cannonball to the guilty vessel, which sank!”.

The chapel is open for visits on weekends and school holidays.

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Oceanopolis Brest

A unique establishment in Europe

Through a visit to its three pavilions (Brittany, tropical and polar) and its otter trail, Océanopolis offers its visitors a rigorous scientific journey, to the heart of a multitude of marine ecosystems faithfully recreated in its aquariums. , to change the way we look at the Ocean: better understand its biodiversity, to better preserve it.

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Musée des Minéraux Saint-Hernot

The mineral house

Located between Morgat and Cap de la Chèvre, the mineral house will help you discover the rich and varied environment of the Crozon peninsula, Finistère, the Massif Armoricain... of the earth!

For you, as a family, as an individual, a range of activities during the holidays: visit to the exhibitions and the Insolit(h)e de Bretagne garden, guided walks on exceptional natural sites, atypical conferences from Professor Kaolin, workshop and DIY walks for young and old, sound walks on the Cap de la Chèvre.

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Fortification Vauban Camaret-sur-Mer

The road to the fortifications

The remarkable nature of the military heritage of the Crozon peninsula (rich in numerous fortifications!) extends from Prehistory to today. Go discover it!

This route offers 16 sites to visit and allows you to discover the defensive history of the peninsula. Each stage is a walk in the magnificent landscapes of the Crozon peninsula and a cultural discovery. Free leaflets available at tourist offices.

Open all year. The sites can be visited freely except the Vauban tower and the Pointe des Espagnes exhibition.

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camaret sur mer quartier des artistes

The artists' district

With its charm and authenticity, Camaret has long attracted artists.

Gradually, from 1992, a small colony of creators was formed around the port, breathing new life into old houses and businesses. Some stopover for a few seasons, others settle down to live there all year round.

Today, more than thirty artists welcome you to their workshops and galleries to present their work and creations; so many varied worlds embracing many forms of expression and techniques: painting, sculpture, assemblage, drawing, engraving, ceramics, photography, jewelry, etc.

musee breton quimper

The Breton Museum of Quimper

An almost bicentennial museum

Created in 1846, the Breton Departmental Museum is the oldest in Finistère. Its walls and collections invite you to discover the rich diversity of Breton heritage.
Pushing open the doors of the Breton Departmental Museum is, above all, entering a place steeped in history. Housed in the former Episcopal Palace of Quimper, the museum still contains many witnesses today of this building built in the 16th century: the kitchen, the Fresco Room, the apartments, and even the Rohan Tower will reveal to you, at during the visit, the secrets of the eventful history
of the building.

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Le musée de l'école rurale en Bretagne

The rural school museum in Brittany

The rural school museum in Brittany is located in the small town of Trégarvan.

It offers its visitors a journey through time, from small Breton farmers to green paintings from the 70s.

Everyone can dip the pen holder in purple ink for a writing workshop!

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The old abbey of Landevennec

Located on the edge of Brest harbor, in a remarkable landscape, the ruins of the church and the monastery bear witness to the prestigious past of the Landévennec abbey. Through objects from archaeological excavations and models, the museum traces the eventful past of this place, anchored since the 5th century in Breton history.

In the heart of the Abbey ruins, discover the medieval herb garden as well as the vegetable garden, a few steps further. Restored from archaeological research and ancient texts, they evoke monastic gardens whose plants are once again in the spotlight in the kitchen, as in grandmother's herbal teas.

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Memorial de la bataille de l'Atlantique

The Battle of the Atlantic Memorial

Open from mid-March on weekends, every day during school holidays from April to September, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. On request for groups.

Established since 1990, the museum faces the ocean, sheltered under the massive concrete of a German casemate (one of the works of the Atlantic Wall of 1942). This memorial reminds the free peoples of the world of the sacrifice of those who perished at sea during this gigantic battle for freedom.

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port musee douarnenez

The Port-museum of Douarnenez

The most maritime Museum of France

Classified as a “Museum of France”, the Port-museum is the most maritime of France’s museums and has a national reference collection. Installed in a former cannery on Port-Rhu in Douarnenez, it offers more than 2,800 m² of permanent and temporary exhibitions in its quayside space.

At first glance, it is above all its collection and the challenge of its conservation which make the Port-museum original: around ten thousand objects linked to maritime worlds, studio funds of artist photographers from Brittany ( Michel Thersiquel, Félix and Nicole Le Garrec), and above all more than 280 boats.

In the immediate vicinity, a port infrastructure made up of booms and pontoons offers tours of large historical ships afloat, museographed.

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Musée des Vieux Métiers Argol

The living museum of old trades

Veterans Square
29560 Argol

Each opening day, around twenty volunteers present and lead trades and activities from the past.

Around fifteen workshops are presented in a lively and participatory format.

In addition to these regular events, every afternoon, the Museum offers a special event.

Also have a good time at the Breton games park: birinig, boulten, kilhù await you.

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Chemins du patrimoine en Finistère

Heritage paths

At the extreme tip of Europe and a peninsula stretched between sea and ocean, Chemins du Patrimoine en Finistère brings together five major heritage sites around a project questioning cultural diversity: the Abbey of Daoulas, the Château de Kerjean , the Manoir de Kernault, the Abbaye du Relec and the Domaine de Trevarez.

Every year, we invite you to discover a rich and varied program combining temporary and permanent exhibitions, contemporary art, live shows and music.

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