What to see in Pont-l’Abbé
Welcome to Pont l’Abbé, the capital of the Pays Bigouden! A land of legends, Maupassant considered it to be “the most Breton of the Breton towns”. Near Penmarch, Pont l’Abbé is a must for any camping holiday in South Finistère. Get to know this town steeped in history, with its preserved cultural and architectural heritage: 14th century castle, the inhabited bridge that gave it its name, old-fashioned facades, streets and market halls.
Fashion, decoration, delicatessens, second-hand shops, designers and delicacies, push the doors of the many local shops, ideal for your holiday memories in Brittany. Did you know that? It is here that the Bigoudène, the famous typical headdress, was born, honouring the skill of the embroiderers.
Things to do in Pont l’Abbé
During your holiday in Penmarch, succumb to the charm of Pont l’Abbé near the Cap Finistère campsite. Don’t miss the capital of the Bigouden region which has one of the three inhabited bridges in France. Immerse yourself in the history of Pont l’Abbé by discovering the 14th century castle of the Barons, which has now been transformed into the town’s office. Local culture and traditions will hold no secrets for you in the Bigouden Museum.
Don’t miss the monument to the Bigoudens, a granite and bronze sculpture representing the five ages of life: the little girl, the young girl, the sister, the mother and the grandmother. The once vibrant port offers a pleasant stroll and a magnificent view of the bridge and the castle keep.
Campsite near Pont l’Abbé
Need to get away from it all? Book your holiday at camping Cap Finistère and make a stopover in Pont l’Abbé. Just 15 minutes from camping Cap Finistère, this picturesque town is an ideal base for your holiday in the Bigouden region. Situated to the north east of Penmarch, it’s a town full of charm and tourist attractions that awaits you.
With family or friends, enjoy the dose of culture offered by the historic centre of Pont l’Abbé. A real must-see during your stay in a mobile home or pitch in Finistère, Pont l’Abbé is full of mysterious legends to discover during your stroll through the town.