Marais du Quellen

Bretagne  >  France

Separated from the English Channel by a dune cordon, the Quellen is a 22 hectares freshwater marsh offering a diversity of habitats.

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Most recent update 11 December 2021
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Marais du Quellen is a freshwater marsh close to the sea. This wetland with reed beds attracts many birds. You can visit the marsh on foot only, taking a small 2 km circular path on stilts that passes a bird hide.


Français: Séparé de la Manche par un cordon dunaire, le Quellen est un marais d’eau douce offrant une diversité d’habitats . Site de 22 ha, balade de 2 km et observatoire. Rousserolle effarvatte, grèbe castagneux, râle d'eau, etc.



By car, then on foot 2 km. Click on the P in the map to get directions.


Français: En voiture, puis à pied 2 km de ballade.

Terrain and Habitat



Flat , Wet

Circular trail


Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Spring migration , Autumn migration


Wide path

Difficulty walking trail


Accessible by

Foot , Car

Birdwatching hide / platform


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