Things to do in Saint-Joseph

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Start with the Top Sights in Saint-Joseph

If you're in Saint-Joseph to see the sights, you can't miss any of these.

St Joseph's Church

⭐️ 4.6 (2777)

Park La Beaujoire

⭐️ 4.6 (1938)

Sanctuaire des Grottes de Saint-Antoine

⭐️ 4.7 (424)

Brest Museum of Fine Arts

⭐️ 4.2 (403)

Château des Anglais

⭐️ 4.5 (344)

Museum Silks Bonnet

⭐️ 4.6 (321)

La Ruche Des Puys

⭐️ 4.7 (263)

Camping A La Ferme St. Joseph

⭐️ 4.2 (186)

Musée du car

⭐️ 4.7 (137)

Domaine Saint-Joseph

⭐️ 4.9 (27)

Terres de Syrah

⭐️ 4.9 (11)

The top affordable restaurants in Saint-Joseph

Discover a variety of budget-friendly dining options in Saint-Joseph city, offering delicious cuisine without breaking the bank.

La Cour d'Honneur - Restaurant Avignon Centre Ville

⭐️ 4.3 (1875)

Price Range: $$

Restaurant Le Cap Nell

⭐️ 4.1 (1486)

Price Range: $$


⭐️ 4 (1347)

Price Range: $$

Restaurant 52

⭐️ 4.3 (1066)

Price Range: $$

Restaurant L'Ange 20

⭐️ 4.7 (1064)

Price Range: $$

Chez Claude

⭐️ 4.1 (872)

Price Range: $$

Fenet, L'Esprit Bistrot

⭐️ 4.2 (836)

Price Range: $$

Les Girelles

⭐️ 4.4 (701)

Price Range: $$

Le Sarment Brulant

⭐️ 4.1 (691)

Price Range: $$

Le Petit Jardin

⭐️ 4.7 (575)

Price Range: $$

Chez Max et Nico

⭐️ 4.7 (529)

Price Range: $$

Checkout these incredible local experiences in Saint-Joseph

These are curated, high quality experiences in Saint-Joseph hosted by locals!

Observe the southern sky with a guide

Reunion cuisine workshop

Arlette's little dishes and desserts

Discovery of lava tunnels 2004

Ascent of Piton de la Fournaise

Off Trail at Volcano

the flavors and scents of the South Wild

Lava Tunnel Crossing 2004

Forest & River in La Chapelle, Cilaos

Discovery of the Bébour Forest - Bélouve

End your night in some of the best bars in Saint-Joseph

Discover the most vibrant nightlife scenes in Saint-Joseph, curated exclusively for you.

La Faute aux Ours

⭐️ 4.4 (639)

Price Range: $$

The Family's Pub

⭐️ 4.4 (607)

Price Range: $$

Le Saint Joseph

⭐️ 4.6 (461)

Price Range: $$

Check out these bookable attractions in Saint-Joseph

These are some of the best tours, museums, and activities in Saint-Joseph.

La Cité de la Mer Ticket

Mont Saint-Michel Private Tour from Cherbourg

Looking for unforgettable fine-dining experiences in Saint-Joseph?

Hungry? We've got the best rated, the best of the best.

La Fontaine de Mars

⭐️ 4.4 (1547)

Price Range: $$$

Le Verre Volé

⭐️ 4.2 (807)

Price Range: $$$

La Villa Madrigal - Restaurant Carry-le-Rouet

⭐️ 4.1 (761)

Price Range: $$$

Restaurant Lasserre

⭐️ 4.5 (492)

Price Range: $$$$

Restaurant Pierre

⭐️ 4.6 (368)

Price Range: $$$

Restaurant La Pomme d'Or

⭐️ 4.7 (242)

Price Range: $$$

Villa Mon Reve

⭐️ 4.5 (172)

Price Range: $$$

Frequently asked questions:

  1. Visit the Monument to the Deportees: Situated at the Port of Saint Joseph, the Monument to the Deportees was erected in 1988 to commemorate the deportation of thousands of people from the port to the Nazi concentration camps.
  2. Explore Attractions of the Old Town: St Joseph’s old town, with its narrow T-shaped streets, is full of attractions, including the Jeanne d'Arc chapel, Les Halles de Saint Joseph (the town market) and the former castle-like dwellings dotting the hillside.
  3. Enjoy the Local Cuisine: St Joseph’s local foods include traditional Breton galettes (buckwheat pancakes), seafood from the harbor, homemade cider, and regional cheeses. Sample this local cuisine at any of the restaurants in the old town.

The best time to visit Saint-Joseph is during the summer months. This is when the city is at its most vibrant, with plenty of outdoor activities, shops, and eateries to explore. The temperatures at this time of year are perfect, with mild evenings and warm days, so you can really make the most of the city.

Saint-Joseph, France is the perfect destination for a short two or three day visit. With its picturesque views, delicious cuisine, and friendly locals, there is something to appreciate for everyone who visits. Whether you want to enjoy a nice stroll along the beach, explore historic monuments, or indulge in some of the local food, Saint-Joseph is an ideal place to explore the French cultural heritage.

Getting around Saint-Joseph, France is quite easy. The buses are well-connected and frequent, providing an economical and reliable way to explore the city. Alternatively, the extensive public bike-sharing system allows for a more convenient and scenic way to get around town. Finally, for those looking for an even quicker method to explore, taxi services are the way to go.

Saint-Joseph offers plenty of fun activities for kids to enjoy. They can explore the city's fascinating history with a guided tour of the old town, or take a refreshing boat ride on the Saint-Joseph River. Young ones can get close to nature and have a picnic in the local parks or take a nature walk around nearby mountains. Families can also enjoy various sports and recreational activities, such as kayaking, scuba diving, or fishing. For a fun evening, families can attend a show at the local theater or visit the city's public beach and go swimming.

We've actually curated a complete list of the best bars in Saint-Joseph. To start off we'd have to mention The Family's Pub, Le Saint Joseph, La Faute aux Ours. Check out our page on the best bars in Saint-Joseph.

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