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In HALIOTIKA- La Cité de la Pêche,the whole family goes into the high seas: adults and children can dive into the fishermen’s world.In this modern and interactive discovery centre, Haliotika introduces us to the real fishing universe: virtual...more
We got up very early for the guided visit at 5:30. Our guide is clearly somebody who has spent his entire life in the business of fishing, and the 3 hours tour gives great insight into this profession, sadly endangered these days...
The visit includes...More
For many years I have been visiting Le Guilvinec, in Brittany. This year I was on my own so had a different type of holiday. Coming from a fishing family, my husband had been a fisherman all his life, I thought I knew quite a...More
This Cite is more than 1 thing: there is the exposition, a viewing platform to watch the fishing boats return and a few visits to various aspects of fishing. If you want to get there at 5:30 am to see an auction, you can do...More
We did the 5:30 am visit of the 'Criée' (wholesale fish market) three-hour tour for 12.50 euro and at first I was a bit skeptical - but after the visit I was glad I got up early to experience this. You learn so much not...More
We took the tour of the fish market behind the scenes with the optional langoustine tasting served with a glass of Muscadet. It was certainly worth reading the English language handout before taking the tour as the commentary is in rapid French, some of which...More
There is a nice long balcony area for people to view the shipping vessels unloading at 4pm (check online before you go).
A lot of sea gulls flying over and you may get hit by bird droppings!
After the viewing the unloading of fish vessels...More
we visited the fish market recently and were amazed at the hundreds of people who turned up to witness the landing of the catch from the fishing fleet which arrives weekdays between 4 and 5 . well worth a look . after we took the...More