Mum, how do oysters grow? What’s that bird called? What kind of boat is that? Why is there no sea today?
If you need any help answering questions like these, look out for the local guides, oyster farmers or fishermen. They all have one thing in common: their love for this amazing place.
"What I love about the Peninsula is the peace and quiet, the unspoilt natural area."
"I really enjoy driving the kids to the ocean and seeing them splash about in the waves."
Driver of the little train
"I love to pause by my oyster beds and watch the sunrise over the bay."
"What I love about this place is the freedom to get on the water to sail, to explore."
"The ocean, fishing, surfing, and sport are what make me happy here."
"What I like best is being out on my pinasse (traditional local boat) and watching the sunset."
These people are knowledgeable about the history of the Peninsula, its maritime professions, anecdotes and local personalities.
They cherish this little corner of paradise and will be happy to help you discover the hidden treasures of its flora and fauna, as well as local customs.
Later, looking back through your photos, you’ll understand what it is that makes you want to come back to the Peninsula again year after year for the perfect holiday.
There’s only one way to meet the ‘real’ locals – seek them out, and take the time for a chat.
You can find them at any time of day or in the evening, in the local bars and restaurants.
A conversation with them is priceless.