Arzon is a small coastal town, located on the tip of the Rhuys peninsular, which lies within the Morbihan department of Brittany, to the far north-west of France. This seaside retreat is a popular destination for both local and international tourists alike, drawing thousands of visitors every year. To cater for this steady influx of visitors, tourists looking to spend their holidays in Arzon will discover that there is a great choice of self catering holiday rental accommodation available here, to include apartments, townhouses and gites.
The biggest draw for visitors looking to spend their holidays in Arzon are its beaches. The resort is split into two main resorts: the ever expanding Le Crouesty and the more traditional and historic Port Navalo. Both resorts boast long expanses of sandy beaches, popular amongst water sports enthusiasts looking to enjoy a spot of surfing, kayaking and water-boarding. The resort is also popular amongst those tourists wishing to simply bathe in the clear waters and top up their tans, weather permitting, on the beach. The town itself boasts a good selection of shops, cafés and restaurants; most with menus containing a wonderful choice of freshly caught seafood.
Tourists looking to spend their holidays in Arzon will find that the town is ideally located for discovering the numerous natural and historical attractions of the Morbihan department. Perhaps the biggest tourist attraction of the region is the megalithic standing stones of Carnac, some 8 miles from Arzon. Those tourists looking to enjoy the amenities of a large town may wish to head for the departmental capital, Vannes, which is a very short drive away. As well as boasting a wonderfully eclectic mix of shops and boutiques, for those tourists looking to enjoy a spot of retail therapy, those visitors who are interested in all things historical will also discover that there are a large number of architecturally fascinating landmarks and buildings here.
Visitors looking to spend their holidays in Arzon will find that this part of north-western France enjoys a mild, temperate climate, similar to that of the south of the UK. Summer temperatures average around 22 degrees, whilst in the winter temperatures drop to an average of around 8 to 11 degrees Celsius. Arzon receives an average annual rainfall of around 25 inches.
Most tourists looking to spend their holidays in Arzon will fly to the region’s main international airport, Rennes-Saint Jacques (RNS). Flybe operate regular flights here, departing from Southampton (SOU), Exeter (EXT), Edinburgh (EDI) and Manchester (MAN). Visitors preferring to travel by sea will find that Brittany Ferries operate a regular cross-channel ferry service, with crossings from Poole to Cherbourg and Plymouth to Roscoff.