Goëlo the South Coast, 15 minutes from Saint-Brieuc, Binic is a seaside resort, labeled "Family Plus" and "Sensation Britain", in the heart of Côtes-d'Armor. City elegance, Binic offered to anyone who can let their greed. "The mole Côtes-d'Armor" enjoys a privileged setting where you can enjoy the many activities related to the seas to the discovery of nature, or simply to relax. With the turning of the seasons, is studded with moments Binic unique beats to the rhythm of events.
Coming to Binic ...
By car: From Paris, then A11 and N12 RN157 from Rennes in 4hrs (450 km) by A13 or by Caen.
By train: SNCF Charner Boulevard Saint-Brieuc and then shuttle bus line # 9.
TGV Paris: 3 hours.
Three sandy beaches :
The Banche, the largest, near the heart of Binic with sea water and paddling pool ( supervised swimming in July and August) pool.
The front port, surrounded by rocks along the footpath ( lifeguard in July and August).
The Guardhouse in a wilderness setting.
Hiking: Binic reveals his surprising complicity with nature ocean mixing the sweetness of the bay of Saint -Brieuc to the symphony of colors with a discreet back country. Guided hikes : Every Friday in July and August at 16h from the Tourist Office, free.
Heritage and Culture: Guided walks: All year round for groups, every Tuesday at 15h from May to September for individuals. Follow in the footsteps of Earth Neuvas and relive the historic past of the city and the vibrant life that prevailed around the port in the 19th century.
Museum of Arts and Popular Traditions : Discover the glorious past of Binic, expertise and heritage of Britain in the past. Open from Easter to September from 14h30 to 18h. Closed Tuesdays. Open daily in July and August.
Cultural Centre The Foreshore : exhibitions, concerts, theater and cabaret.
Library open all year, quai Jean Bart.
Swimming Goëlys : Leisure pool 25 m, sauna, spa, steam room, racer, slide, picnic area. Rue Pierre de Coubertin. Information : +33 2 96 69 20 10.
Petanque - Tennis.
Beach Club Banche, contests, slides, children and adult gymnastics.... Children of 4-14 years. Registration on site every day Banche beach.
Recreation center " The Devils " : Open Wednesdays and during school holidays (except Christmas and 15 days in August), children 3 to 12 years.
Daycare " Potes and Pumpkins " welcome children from 2 months to 4 years. Information +33 2 96 69 24 04.
Numerous activities in July and August.
Pôle Nautique - Binic Base : introductory and advanced courses on Optimists, dinghies, catamarans, windsurfing, kayaks. Adults, adolescents, children from 7 years. Every day during school holidays. Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday from March to November.
The association Cape Discovery offers year-round sports and cultural activities and fun for everyone from 7 to 77 years: introductory scuba diving, badminton, pottery, paintball. There is something for everyone.
Acti trampoline : Fun insured on 8 trampolines and bungee jumping on the esplanade of the Banche in July and August.
Riding on the esplanade of the Banche in July and August.
April: Festival the marionnet'ic. Become a reference in France in the middle of the puppet, popular among the general public and professionals. Performing arts, street theater, children's concert... all appointment not to be missed.
May: Cod celebrating. Old rigs, Breton dances, bagad, celtic circles, exhibition, cabaret... Free admission and cod dish on site. Let yourself be carried away by the songs of sailors to heavy voice and melody bombards and other bagpipes. The old ships, from all over Brittany and Cornwall, and their magnificent parades offer a rare spectacle of sailing ships. A large and beautiful cabaret shows you train at the heart of the cod tradition. Finally your taste buds frétilleront perfume recipes concocted various sauces cod ( brandade, fritters, grilled... ).
July: Sandball turn. " But what the sandball ? ", Well, it is a variant of handball, sand, his version of fun ! It designed by world champions handball 1995 sports attracts many teams on many beaches in the world ! 3 days players of all levels will compete on the esplanade of the Banche : Departmental, regional, national and international.
In August : Colors of Brittany ( regional painting competition ). Heritage in all its forms is the motto of the day, paint and portray the wonders of the city so that they come to life on the canvas and can be exposed for all to see, is the goal that has set the association that brings together more than fifty steps in Britain from April to October.
In August : Festival of petanque. Regional competition alley, esplanade of the Banche.
In August : Festival Binic Folks Blues. It is the meeting place for musicians travelers, here and elsewhere! French, Australian, English... The Folk and Blues Festival Binic is an ideal stopover for new talent, and the public. 3 days of fun and discovery "by eye " and in a magical setting !
The Animakids : the appointment of children. Free shows every week throughout the summer.
Festival " Place the brats " : Tuesdays / 5:30 p.m. / outdoor theater / free.
Tales and Legends : Wednesdays / 5:30 p.m. / dining Marshtide / from 4 years / free.
Traditional Puppet Show : Sunday / 5:30 p.m. / outdoor theater / free.
Information on +33 2 96 73 60 12.
ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND
Activities in the area:
Riding Stables and Pordic -sur -Mer.
Golf 18 holes Lantic.
Tree climbing to Morieux ( 30 minutes from Binic ). Freestyle park in the trees from 3 years.
Terrarium Kerdanet to Plouagat ( 20 minutes from Binic ). Guided tours of the world of reptiles and amphibians. Open from 1st May to late September, Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays from 14h to 18h. Other days by appointment. Tel. +33 2 96 32 64 49.
Maritime Abbey of Beauport Paimpol. The Conservatoire du Littoral site classed as a historic monument. Open all year. Tel: +33 2 96 55 18 58.
Steam Trieux : Between Paimpol and Pontrieux steam train May to September.
The small echo fashion: This place full of history tells you the age of the existence of a witness of his time and the evolution of his morals in his superb decor magazine metal, brick and concrete.
Zooparc Trégomeur : A family outing at the end of the world! Enjoy a moment of disorientation and nature with rare and extraordinary animals. Exclusively focused on the fauna and flora of Madagascar and Asia, the Zooparc home to a large number of species and a privileged site.