La Pointe des Poulains
This is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful sites on the island…Located at the northeastern tip, in the commune of Sauzon, nature is omnipresent here. This natural site has the distinction of also housing a high point of the island’s historical heritage with the fort of the tragedy Sarah Bernhardt.
The Needles of Port Coton
Located due west, on the commune of Bangor, the site allows you to take the measure of the sinuosity and the character so particular of the wild coast. Islands and rocks of all shapes have always fascinated many travelers, the most illustrious of whom is undoubtedly the painter Claude Monet. Before or after your walk to the Aiguilles de Port Coton, discover the Grand Phare de l’île, a stone’s throw away.
The port of Sauzon
If it is always pleasant to stroll along the quays of the port of Sauzon, this one shelters another particularity to discover: its long ria, this stretch of sea penetrating inland. During high tides, put on your boots to discover worms, shells, crustaceans and many other species that hide in the mud.
While this beach is well known to surfers for its beautiful rollers, Donnant Beach is also characterized by its dune, one of the most spectacular on the island! The dunes cover about sixty hectares on Belle-île and are home to a very large diversity of plants, sometimes rare and all adapted to the drought.