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5.6.2 Parc Naturel Régional du Golfe du Morbihan: Main Activities and Uses

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The Golfe du Morbihan area offers a high quality of life and environment for local people and visitors. The population is about 166 000 and this has increased by a factor of eight in the last forty years. This demographic pressure on the area and more specifically on the coastline is as a result of fast and dynamic economic development.

Many professional and leisure activities coexist and include shellfish farming, fishing, tourism, sailing etc.

The pressure for living-space for people and space for commercial activity impacts on the natural environment, both terrestrial and marine.

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