Vedettes de l'Odet

Pleasure boats
Vedettes-de-l-Odet on the Odet river

Why take advantage?

Les Vedettes de l'Odet "Nature in the spotlight!

Come aboard Les Vedettes de l'Odet for a cruise and discover the most beautiful maritime sites in Southern Brittany: from the Glénan archipelago to the Odet river, via Concarneau bay.

The Odet River

The prettiest river in France!
Depart from Bénodet and travel up the Odet River to Quimper. Along the way, you'll come across some splendidly charming residences. The Château de Kerembleis, the Manoir du Rosulien, the Château du Pérennou and its magnificent park with century-old trees, not forgetting the Orangerie de Lanniron and its formal gardens. The comments of the enthusiastic guide who accompanies you, invite you to relive the era of the chatelains with surprising anecdotes. A true discovery of Cornouaille.
The lush countryside along the banks of the Odet offers a peaceful bucolic setting. Its wooded banks, between thorny forests and rhododendron blooms in spring, offer a veritable palette of colors, all flown over by numerous seabirds and river birds such as little egrets, grey herons, terns and the tadorne de Belon.
The Grande Croisière Promenade lets you discover all the secrets of this unspoilt area. Depending on the tides, the boat docks in Quimper, capital of Cornouaille, where you can stroll through the historic district and visit St Corentin Cathedral. On the other hand, if you embark in Quimper, make a stopover in Bénodet, a seaside resort with a taste of vacation, with its beaches, waterfront and restaurant terraces. Families with young children will prefer the one-hour Petite Croisière, just long enough to fill the little ones with wonder.
From Bénodet to Sainte Marine, all you have to do is cross the Odet, and it's so much more pleasant aboard the P'tit Bac.
An opportunity to relax in one of the two ports, or to hike along the GR34.

The Glénan Islands

The must-see destination in South Finistère!
Visiting the Glénan archipelago by the day or half-day means traveling to dream islands without jet lag. Here, turquoise-blue waters and fine sandy beaches invite you to experience a change of scenery from faraway islands, hence the nickname of the Breton Caribbean!
After an hour's crossing, the boat docks on the island of Saint Nicolas, capital of the archipelago. The scenery is heavenly, and no one lives here year-round. Saint Nicolas is home to a few second homes, the Centre International de Plongée, the Ecole de Voile des Glénans and two cafés-restaurants.
A walk along the decking offers a 360° view of the islands and leads to the beautiful stretches of beach. The Tombolo de Saint Nicolas, a magnificent sandbank uncovered at low tide, leads to the islet of Bananec and invites you to laze on its dazzlingly white sand. Take a selfie to immortalize your day! The Glénan archipelago comprises seven main islands and several rocky islets. Each island has its own special features: the Guiriden sandbank, Penfret with its lighthouse, Cigogne and its fort, the Loc'h beach or Drenec and its nautical base.
The flora and fauna of the Glénan are particularly well protected. The Saint Nicolas and Ile aux Moutons nature reserves are home to many species of seabird. In spring, the Bretagne Vivante association carries out counts to monitor the number of visitors to these sites, particularly the terns, gravelots and oystercatchers that come to nest at the top of the dunes. In April, many naturalists come to observe the flowering of the Glénan Narcissus, an endemic species. The dense, colorful aquatic vegetation offers a unique spectacle for divers. Scuba diving, snorkeling or simply aboard Capitaine Némo, the underwater vision catamaran, for a dive without getting wet in the world's largest aquarium: the Atlantic.
The famous Glénans Sailing School welcomes hundreds of trainees every year. For some future sailors, learning becomes a passion. From St Nicolas, you can also rent a kayak and paddle freely from island to island in the archipelago.
As you can see, it's up to you to choose the type of cruise that suits you best and make the most of your day in the Glénan Islands: Escape, Discover the Archipelago, L'Grandeur Nature, Underwater Exploration or Sea Kayak Escapade.

Concarneau Bay

One of Brittany's most beautiful bays!
Ville d'art et d'histoire, Concarneau is famous for its walled town and its Festival des Filets Bleus. But it's also a town turned towards the sea to discover.
Take an hour-long cruise with a guide and visit Concarneau from the sea. After casting off from the fishing port, you'll sail around the Ville Close and the marina before taking a trip into the bay. Here, the panorama of the ocean stretches 180°, from the Pointe du Cabellou to the Pointe de Beg Meil.
The Concarneau - Beg-Meil sea link takes you to the Fouesnant area in just 30 minutes. The typical little port of Beg-Meil, with its sandy coves, its coastal path leading up to the semaphore and its authentic village will not leave you indifferent. From Beg Meil, it's easy to make a stopover in Concarneau to visit the big Friday market and enjoy the summer entertainment in the fortified town: Leave your car at Beg Meil, and make it easy to get around!
Hikers, you can admire the beauty of the Breton landscape along the GR34 coastal path.
Over a distance of some twenty kilometers, you'll have the opportunity to discover the Cap Coz headland, the pontoons of Port-la-Forêt and the Saint Laurent cove.

Maritime connections

Come aboard the P'tit Bac to cross from one bank to the other!
From Bénodet to Sainte Marine, there's only the Odet to cross, via the Cornouaille bridge or, better still, by boat for a colorful trip out to sea.
From Loctudy to Île Tudy, the pedestrian ferry is very practical for bypassing the river at Pont l'Abbé and moving from one port to another in the Pays Bigouden.
En P'tit Bac, crossings are easy, fast, fun and accessible to baby carriages and bicycles for our hiking and cycling friends, and for families with children.
Simplify your travels and enjoy a short boat trip!

Practical info

Departures from Bénodet and Concarneau from April to September
Departures from Loctudy, Beg-Meil and Port-la-Forêt in July and August
Maritime connections from April to mid-September
Vedettes de l'Odet - 2 avenue de l'Odet - 29950 Bénodet -

Main services

  • Accessible PMR
  • Groups from 20 to 300 people
  • Pets allowed
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Main services

  • Accessible PMR
  • Groups from 20 to 300 people
  • Pets allowed


  • Bar


  • Store
  • Toilets

Spoken language(s)

  • French
  • English

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Ideal for : Gastronomy, Boating, Heritage, Hiking, for two, with friends, with children, retired people
Suitable for : get out on the water, get cultured, see the sea
RatesMinimum charge
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Max. rate
(in €)
Adult rate Full rate

Cruise on the Odet

Children's rate

Cruise on the Odet

Adult rate Full rate

Cruise on the Glénan Islands - Escape package

Children's rate

Cruise on the Glénan Islands - Escape package

Adult rate Full rate

Cruise on the Glénan Islands - Discovery package

Children's rate

Cruise on the Glénan Islands - Discovery package

Adult rate Full rate

Cruise to the Glénan Islands - Underwater exploration

Children's rate

Cruise to the Glénan Islands - Underwater exploration

Tribe rate -15
(2 adults and 3 children under 17)
Cruise on the Odet river and discovery of the Glénan archipelago

Means of payment

  • Payment cards
  • Bank and postal cheques
  • Vacation vouchers
  • Species

Opening hours

  • Du 06/04/2024 au 29/09/2024
Pleasure boats

Vedettes de l'Odet

2, avenue de l'Odet Vieux Port
29950 Bénodet
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