Camping Malestroit in Southern Brittany
Stay at the “Lac au duc” campsite near Malestroit
To visit Malestroit, in Brittany, is to take a leap in the past, to believe in the time of the knights. This “Petite Cité de Caractère” is located inland, between the mythical forest of Broceliande and the splendid Gulf of Morbihan.
Between land and sea, the attractions of this geographical area are numerous. An ideal region for a family vacation at camping Malestroit.
What to do in Malestroit near our campsite ?
From the Lac au Duc campground, you can reach Malestroit in about 20 minutes. A visit not to be missed during your stay in our establishment!
Malestroit, “the Pearl of the Oust
Malestroit is part of the ” Petites Cités de Caractère de Bretagne ” which leave an unforgettable memory. Established on the side of a meander of the Oust river around the year 1000, its center has kept its medieval charm. Its timber-framed houses decorated with unusual or provocative figurines bear witness to its glorious past. The remarkable church of Saint-Gilles reveals its importance for the pilgrims on their way to Santiago in the Middle Ages.
The river has been the basis for the enrichment of the city since its foundation. In the 19th century, the expansion continued with the construction of the Nantes-Brest canal to facilitate the navigation of goods to the rest of Brittany and France.
Malestroit, a visit not to be missed during your stay in Morbihan.
On the program:
- Stroll through its cobbled streets;
- Get lost between the Bouffay square and the Notre-Dame island;
- Cycling on the towpath of the Nantes-Brest canal or the Green Route ;
- Observe the passage of the lock, a spectacle in its own right.
Activities to do with the family
In this small Breton city of character, there are many activities to share with your children.
For the walkers, a discovery path allows you to explore all the districts of the city. Between built heritage and river heritage, you will not miss anything of its main assets. Longer footpaths allow you to enjoy the serenity of the Nantes-Brest canal and the Oust river.
For cyclists, the towpath of the canal is a privileged playground where you can evolve safely. Don’t just watch this waterway from its banks! You can rent a boat without a license or book a river cruise from Glénac. Complete this discovery of the natural heritage of Morbihan by adding the visit of the House of Water and Fishing in Malestroit. Its permanent exhibition and its aquariums will delight young and old.
Finally, to encourage your children to accompany you to the Thursday market without grumbling, think of offering them a pancake or a kouign-amann while you stock up on good Breton products.
Stay in our campsite near Malestroit
To stay near Malestroit, we welcome you in our campsite located on the banks of the Lac au Duc, in Taupon. You will be seduced by our offer of mobil-homes or chalets with all comfort in Morbihan. A place to recharge your batteries after an intense day of visiting the Breton heritage such as the pretty town of Josselin.
Activities near the campsite
Our direct access to Lake Taupon provides many opportunities for activities:
- Swimming and sand castles for the youngest;
- Pedal boat, kayak, paddle, hiking or cycling for the more sporty;
- Fishing for the quiet ones.
Do you travel the roads in a motorized vehicle?
Welcome to our establishment! Better than a motorhome area, you benefit from a spacious pitch in the heart of a privileged setting. The Lac au Duc campsite is located in the middle of nature. Calm, shade and lake will make your stay a very pleasant and relaxing one.