Saint Cast-le-Guildo

The Brittany port of Saint-Cast-ie-Guildo (22 Cotes d’Armor, Bretagne) plays host to a summer evening Oyster Festival (Fete de l’Huitre) 22 June 2024 with music and fireworks!! and a Fest Noz

(A fest noz is a Breton traditional festival, with dancing in groups and live musicians playing acoustic instruments.)


For more info on the Oyster Festival see

This is rural Brittany, so there is not a wealth of hotels available, but there is a very traditional hotel in the middle of Saint-Cast le GuildoHôtel de l’Espérance and plenty of opportunities for camping

Every year at the beginning of Summer the traditional Oyster Festival at Saint-Cast le Guildo. You can taste the local oysters and mussels (moules-frites); have a go at an oyster -shelling competition (écailler), hear the mariners’ sea shanties, watch the procession of oyster barges, dance to local folk music and see the fireworks!

Saint-Cast le Guildo is the scene of a French victory over the English fleet in the 18th Century. It lies on the English Channel coast about 30km west of St Malo


For more info and to check availabilty at this Brittany hotel see Hôtel de l’Espérance

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