Quiberon is primarily known as a seaside resort for the French during summer, and for its history of sardine production.

The railway between Auray and Quiberon was inaugurated in 1882. It deeply changed Quiberon's inhabitants' way of life. Fishing, canning and the exploitation of seaweed has been replaced by tourism. At that time, some famous people went to Quiberon for a stay, including the writer Gustave Flaubert, Anatole France and Sarah Bernhardt. The year 1924 was important for the peninsula because it was classified as health resort. Now, the main resources for Quiberon come from tourism.


11 °C

Clouds, broken clouds

Wind6.71 m/s
Cloudiness77 %
Temperature (min/max)10/11 °C
Pressure1000 hpa
Humidity75 %
Last update: 24 Feb 2024 @ 18:14

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