ile d’Houat was nominated as one of France’s favourite villages by viewers to France3 TV Channel in 2021
An island off the south coast of Brittany in the department of Morbihan. Ile d’Houat is located, along with two other major islands, in the entrance to the Baie de Quiberon – sweeping sandy beaches and a network of footpaths Houat is easily accessible by boat from and several ports in Morbihan. Ferries arrive at Saint-Gildas, whose streets are lined with flower-draped houses and whose port harbours colourful fishing boats; specialist fishing is the island’s main economic activity.
There are a variety of local accommodation options including B&Bs, guest houses and self-catering gites including Hotel de la Sirène on the island. Ile d’Houat is reached by ferry from Quiberon or Belle Ile.