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Haliotika - La Cite de la Peche

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
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Great place to discover what fishing is all about

We got up very early for the guided visit at 5:30. Our guide is clearly somebody who has spent his... read more

Reviewed August 14, 2018
Cagnes-sur-Mer, France
First time at Haliotika

For many years I have been visiting Le Guilvinec, in Brittany. This year I was on my own so had a... read more

Reviewed June 2, 2018
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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
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Le Port - BP 18, 29730 Guilvinec, France
+33 2 98 58 28 38
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Reviewed August 14, 2018

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

Thank teturtia
Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

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

Thank I5428HAjanp
Reviewed September 21, 2017 via mobile

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

1  Thank Kikoenmexico
Reviewed August 13, 2017

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

Thank TSinParis
Reviewed July 2, 2017 via mobile

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

Thank MeandererEngland
Reviewed April 26, 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Chocochu
Reviewed September 4, 2016

All the family enjoyed the afternoon out here,used the English audible guides which were available available.

Thank naff37
Reviewed March 4, 2016 via mobile

This is a great experience to see the fish being landed and moved to the auction house and sold on. Very knowledgeable guide and Juliette worked hard and spoke very good English. Thank you

5  Thank Damian H
Reviewed September 23, 2015

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

1  Thank dazza69Tipperary
Reviewed August 4, 2015 via mobile

Was a stop off during a rainy day at the end of July. Really good audio tour and displays. They've thought about how best to tell the story of catching fish.

Thank Unkle30
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