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The Islands at the edge of the world


Microcosms of Breton life, places of refuge for both birds and stressed-out city-dwellers alike, there’s an island to suit every taste, every size, near or far, gentle or battered by the elements – they’re all here in Finistère.

How to get there?
Check our special page on island hops.

All aboard to discover these lively and welcoming spots, authentic, natural and well worth preserving – definitely some of the most beautiful islands in Brittany!

Discover the islands during your holiday

All-inclusive breaks to discover Finistère and its islands: discover our "islands hideaways" collection.

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29170 Fouesnant - T. 02 98 51 18 88

With its clear turquoise waters and white, sandy beaches, this archipelago feels like an exotic lagoon. Each of the dozen islands is completely different, creating a little heaven on earth. A flora an...

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29253 Île-de-Batz

Set sail for a getaway on the Île de Batz, just 3km from Roscoff. Thanks to the Gulf Stream, this little island, measuring just 3.5km by 1.5km, enjoys a particularly pleasant microclimate. You’re sure...

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29242 Ouessant - T. 02 98 48 85 83

Set sail for the westernmost of the Breton islands! Ouessant is the largest of Finistère’s islands and to make the most of it, it’s best to stay for a couple of days or more. This authentic island wil...

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29990 Île-de-Sein

Facing the Pointe du Raz – which is France’s version of Land’s End and classed as a ‘Grand Site de France’ - the Île de Sein seems to rest on the surface of the sea. This peaceful haven is an especial...

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29880 Plouguerneau - T. 02 98 04 70 93

Île Vierge is located just 1.5km off the coast, to the north-east of the entrance to the Aber-Wrac'h. In the mid-15th century, the Friars Minor known as Cordeliers or Observantins, founded a monastery...

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29660 Carantec - T. 02 98 67 00 43

Callot doesn’t reveal itself to just anyone! This little piece of land, shaped like a seahorse, has two distinct characters: at low tide, it’s a peninsula, but at high tide it becomes an island. You c...

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29259 Île-Molène

Between Ouessant Island and the waters around Brest, stop off on the island of Molène, the main island in an archipelago of nine. This little island is located in the heart of the Iroise Marine Park a...

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29100 Douarnenez - T. 02 98 92 13 35

Île Tristan is a gem that covers around 17 acres. Since 1995 it has been protected by the French Coastal Protection Agency and is managed by the nearby town of Douarnenez. The island has a rich divers...

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