How about a complete break from everything – including the mainland?
Finistère’s islands are famous for their beauty and their character, each one a microcosm of Brittany itself. Whether lively and bustling or peaceful retreats, a warm welcome awaits on each island, along with an ever-changing, mesmerising landscape.
It would be a real shame to come to Finistère, France’s top maritime area, without discovering at least one of its islands. Among these, the Glénan Archipelago – best-known for its sailing school – is an absolute must. Like a modern family Robinson, ...See list
Head west for Ouessant! You’re sure to fall for the charms of this exceptional island, with its rich heritage, natural beauty and landscapes that take your breath away. In the space of one weekend, you can explore the island of Ouessant with its 5 li...See list
Just above sea-level in the Iroise sea, symbol of liberation of France from Nazi occupation, the island of Sein with its narrow streets and numerous nooks is full of charm… This “end of the world” just 9 km away from the Pointe du Raz is the place of...See list
Each island is in a world of its own where life passes slowly and with very little traffic – indeed, often none at all. A few minutes on a boat and you get a complete change of scene. Wild and mysterious, like Ouessant, peaceful like Batz or ‘at worl...See list