Escal’Ouest docks in the port of Sauzon, Belle-Île-en-Mer
Sauzon, small port on Belle-Île-en-Mer, is one of the most beautiful ports in South Brittany. Come and soak up its picturesque and lively atmosphere.
The fishing port harboured its first canneries as of 1843. Today some fishing boats sell their fish on the quay. In the summer your will be transported into a festive and gentle atmosphere in this pretty little port where you’ll take the time to make the most of the numerous café and restaurant terraces. In the summer Escal’Ouest advises you to book your table if you want to be able to taste the local specialities. You’ll appreciate the beautiful coloured houses all along the port of Sauzon, the ideal spot for the best holiday snaps.
Discover the cruise to Belle-Île with Escal’Ouest
Commented coastal cruise off Belle-Île
Belle-Ïle-en-Mer is known as one of the most beautiful islands in Brittany and what if it were even more beautiful seen from the sea? Embark with Escal’Ouest to find out for yourself during a cruise commented by Soazig our guide-lecturer. See things from another perspective and admire Belle-Île, it’s beautiful landscape and its history from the sea.
Day cruise with stopover on Belle-Île-en-Mer!
Breath in the sea air and make the most of the crossing because in 1h30 you’ll berth on Belle-Île. Leaving from Lorient and Port-Louis the red Escal’Ouest boats take you to a new destination, towards the port of Sauzon on Belle-Île-en-Mer! Make the most of this day cruise with stopover to discover the biggest Breton Island. With its exceptional landscapes, rich historical heritage and a variety of activities « the well named » will welcome you with open arms for an unforgettable day.
What to do from the port of Sauzon on Belle-Île-en-Mer?
A leisurely stroll and a laze on the beach
Ready to be Robinson for a day? Make the most of the magnificent beaches near the port. A short 15-minute walk along the coastal path will take you to the port Puce beach and then to the Bordéry and Deuborh creeks if you continue your stroll. The ideal place to put your towel down, get your picnic out and make the most of an exceptional natural setting.
Visit the botanical garden « Eden du voyageur » (Traveller’s Eden)
Do you like nature? Just 15 minutes by foot from the port of Sauzon, visit the botanical garden « Eden du Voyageur ». 300 m² of abundant vegetation of year-round flowering plants. Visits by reservation only. Remember to book!
Hike to the Pointe des Poulains from Sauzon
Are you a hiker at heart? Belle-Île-en-Mer is made for you. Head towards La Pointe des Poulains from the port of Sauzon. Come and discover one of the most spectacular sites in the Morbihan with a magnificent panorama. Impressive reefs welcome you and protect you from the power of the ocean.
Sarah Bernhardt’s fort
Born in 1844 in Paris, the tragic actress Sarah Bernhardt was the international star of her time. In love with Belle-Île-en-Mer she acquired the Point des Poulains fort in 1894 in which she would liver for 30 years of sharing with her artist friends: painters, poets, musicians… Go on a journey in time!