Monks Island, Vannes

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  • Address: South of Vannes, Gulf of Morbihan, France
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About Monks Island, Vannes

A scenic place similar to its neighbour- the Island of Arz, the Monks Island is one of the favourite tourist destinations. If you were to look from a plane or a helicopter, you would see that it is in the shape of a cross. And people started calling it the Monks Island because in the medieval period it was developed and taken care of by the monks of the Redon Abbey. Highlights include:

  • Stone structures that will take you back to the Neolithic times.
  • Poetically named  woods- ‘Wood of Regret’, ‘Wood of sighs’, ‘Wpood of Love’, etc.
  • With a dimension of 7 x 5 kms, you are always in close proximity of the sea water.
  • Variety of shops and restaurants.

Monks Island Information

  • Hire bikes at the port to cover more of the island in lesser time.
  • Accommodation choices are limited and well in demand. Book in advance.

How To reach Monks Island by Public Transport

  • Frequent cruises from the ports of Vannes, Auray and Baden.

Restaurants Near Monks Island

  • Restaurant Les Embruns
  • Lonely Galettes Sarl
  • Le Cap Horn

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