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Haliotika - La Cite de la Peche

Le Port - BP 18, 29730 Guilvinec, France
+33 2 98 58 28 38
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Visit Worth Getting Up Very Early

We did the 5:30 am visit of the 'Criée' (wholesale fish market) three-hour tour for 12.50 euro and... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2017
TSinParis
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Paris, France
Take the tour with langoustine tasting if your French is ok

We took the tour of the fish market behind the scenes with the optional langoustine tasting served... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2017
MeandererEngland
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England
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In HALIOTIKA- La Cité de la Pêche,the whole family goes into the high seas: adults and children can dive into the fishermen’s world.In this modern and interactive discovery centre, Haliotika introduces us to the real fishing universe: virtual fishing boat gangway, trawl reproduction and its fishing, visual and audible environment, riddles for children… everything is designed to take grown-ups and little ones back to the Breton fishing boats...Haliotika also offers several workshops and visits: fish markets, port visits, tasting workshops, cooking workshops, seaweed workshops, treasure hunts, on board visits… And don’t forget our wonderful seaview terrace from where you can leisurely watch the unloading of the catch.
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“langoustines” (2 reviews)
“fish market” (3 reviews)
“fishermen” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 15:00 - 18:30
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Le Port - BP 18, 29730 Guilvinec, France
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+33 2 98 58 28 38
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

We did the 5:30 am visit of the 'Criée' (wholesale fish market) three-hour tour for 12.50 euro and at first I was a bit skeptical - but after the visit I was glad I got up early to experience this. You learn so much not...More

Thank TSinParis
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

We took the tour of the fish market behind the scenes with the optional langoustine tasting served with a glass of Muscadet. It was certainly worth reading the English language handout before taking the tour as the commentary is in rapid French, some of which...More

Thank MeandererEngland
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

There is a nice long balcony area for people to view the shipping vessels unloading at 4pm (check online before you go). A lot of sea gulls flying over and you may get hit by bird droppings! After the viewing the unloading of fish vessels...More

Thank Chocochu
Reviewed 5 September 2016

All the family enjoyed the afternoon out here,used the English audible guides which were available available.

Thank naff37
Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

This is a great experience to see the fish being landed and moved to the auction house and sold on. Very knowledgeable guide and Juliette worked hard and spoke very good English. Thank you

4  Thank Damian H
Reviewed 24 September 2015

we visited the fish market recently and were amazed at the hundreds of people who turned up to witness the landing of the catch from the fishing fleet which arrives weekdays between 4 and 5 . well worth a look . after we took the...More

1  Thank dazza69Tipperary
Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

Was a stop off during a rainy day at the end of July. Really good audio tour and displays. They've thought about how best to tell the story of catching fish.

Thank Unkle30
Reviewed 19 July 2015

If you arrive at Guilvenec around 4.30 pm you can see the fishing boats arriving and unloading their catch. An experience rich in colour, sounds and smells. You can buy a ticket for a guided visit of the "Criée" where the catches are sold by...More

Thank Clump
Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

We had big hopes since a lot of activities are organised, however we did 3 things and honestly it's a rip off. You pay a lot of money for little in return. If you are not french speaking you will have big problems since all...More

1  Thank Stefaan D
Reviewed 7 July 2015

I liked this place a lot and found it to be interesting and informative. They have an english audio tour for the exhibition which is based on 2 fisherman who work on different types of vessel. Could they not have added some more to the...More

1  Thank baggiemick
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