Port l’Epine, a campsite by sea on the Côtes d'Armor
It is in Trélévern, a delightful little town on the Côtes d’Armor, in the north of Brittany, that the RCN Port l’Epine campsite is located. A genuine small piece of heaven, often considered as one of the loveliest areas to camp in Europe, this establishment on a human scale, which is both authentic and natural, indeed offers an idyllic holiday setting to those coming to stay here…
A campsite offering an unrestricted view over the English Channel
Port l’Epine is distinguished, above all, owing to its incredible campsite by the water. An exceptional location on the peninsula of the same name, that gently disappears into the waters of the Perros Guirec bay. The wooded and lush site proves to be in an absolutely idyllic holiday setting, that is particularly enjoyed for its hues, its peace...and its direct access to the small pebble beach, located below the campsite.
This Côtes d’Armor campsite is also enjoyed for its spacious pitches, and comfortable holiday rentals, laid out and set up so that the majority of them are able to enjoy an unrestricted view over the sparkling waters of the English Channel. On-site, there is a lovely range of mobile homes, chalets and glamping tents.
The “Chalet Tourteau” chalet is, without doubt, one of the most high-end holiday rentals on the campsite. Able to accommodate up to 6 people, this has large rooms and is fully equipped. The glamping tents enable the harmonization of luxury and the camping spirit. Particularly well thought out, these canvas tents have comfortable bedding.
The pitches are also popular with holidaymakers, and in view of the beauty of the surrounding scenery, this is not surprising. The plots offered by this establishment are spacious and well maintained. Marked out by delightful little hedges, these are guarantees of unfailing intimacy and comfort.
Authentic and on a human scale, perfect for families with young children
Making the most both of the salt water but also freshwater; you can on this Côtes-d’Armor campsite. After a long walk on the beach, the Port l’Epine swimming pool is the perfect place to swim, and spend a good time as a family. Moreover, this heated swimming pool enables holidaymakers the chance to take part in the aquaerobics sessions organized by the on-site team. Children can make the most of a paddling pool, to have fun in the water.
At the Port l’Epine campsite, there is no shortage of activities during the day! For children, play activities are offered to them within the mini club, such as an experience as young detectives. Here they are invited to find the 7 stickers hidden within the campsite, before being able to collect a surprise gift at reception. A pursuit supervised by an activity leader, where they in particular have the chance to work on their sense of observation, and develop their team spirit. You should also know that a superb new and modern play area is available for the young.
As regards services, holidaymakers always go to the campsite brasserie with a smile on their face. On-site, there is a wide menu, offering fresh and particularly local products. Whilst enjoying a delightful meal, they also make the most of a superb view over the bay and can even sit down on the terrace, to take advantage of the gentle sea breeze.
A genuine small piece of heaven in Brittany…
In Trélévern, holidaymakers make the most of a superb setting to do sports and recreational activities. The area particularly favours shore fishing, in the sea or by the water's edge on the sand. Walks are also greatly enjoyed by tourists, who take the numerous coastal paths in the region. Water sports activities are of course on hand on the coast, and you can, for example, have an introduction to scuba diving…
The Côtes-d’Armor has a wealth of tourist attractions. Amongst them, are the Côte de Granit Rose (Pink Granite coast). Over more than 10 kilometres, going from Trébeurden to Perros Guirec, you stroll on blocks of granite of all shapes and sizes, assuming a unique pink colour as the sun goes down…In short, it is a magical place! Off this coast, take the boat and go off to explore the Sept Iles archipelago (with seven islands). Housing the most significant bird sanctuary in France, from a boat you can see magnificent species of sea birds there.
The Côtes-d’Armor also has a significant historical and religious heritage. Monuments such as the Abbaye Saint Magloire de Léhon abbey in Dinan, the Notre Dame de Bon Secours basilica in Guingamp or even the Temple de Lanleff temple in Lanleff are an integral part of Breton history, and are highly interesting to visit. As regards museums, the Cité des Télécoms (museum on the history of telecommunications and digital) in Lannion is enjoyed for its recreational and educational aspects. The Milmarin museum in Ploubazlanec organizes a multitude of temporary exhibitions on the marine life of yesteryear and today...