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Finistère is famous for its wide range of preserved natural areas (1% of its territory). First French "département" (in the mainland) as far as maritime coastline is concerned, it comprises more than 1200 km of coasts, has 5 inhabited islands and countless small islands, and typical breton landscapes: dunes & marshes, abers & rias, points & cliffs, picturesque and fishing harbours, mounts and valleys... to discover all year long.

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29940 La Forêt-Fouesnant

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29120 Plomeur - T. 02 98 82 37 99

The best-known surf spot in Brittany! La Torche is a magnificent, immense beach of white sand, often used for hosting big events such as the French Cup and French Championships. The waves can be prett...

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29217 Le Conquet - T. 02 98 44 17 00

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29241 Locquirec - T. 02 98 67 40 83

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29100 Douarnenez - T. 02 98 92 14 85

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29120 Crozon - T. 02 98 27 07 92

This spot is the biggest on Crozon Peninsula. The sandy beach is framed by two cliffs, to the west of Crozon Peninsula. The landscapes are breath-taking but the waves are extremely strong, especially ...

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29830 Saint-Pabu - T. 02 98 04 05 43

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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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29217 Le Conquet - T. 02 98 89 11 31

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29780 Plouhinec - T. 02 98 70 74 55

The picturesque harbour of Pors Poulhan on the Route du Vent Solaire (coastal trail) is a lovely place to stop for a breath of fresh sea air ! La Bigoudène, the statue of a Bigouden woman by the famou...

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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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29120 Combrit - T. 02 98 82 37 99

There is no more charming sight than the slipway leading down to the estuary of the River Odet, the ancient oak trees along the harbourside, crabpots and lobsterpots stacked on the quay, small boats b...

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29770 Audierne - T. 02 98 70 07 91

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29830 Saint-Pabu - T. 02 98 04 05 43

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29730 Guilvinec

Le Guilvinec was founded by a small group of fishermen over a century ago and is one of the largest fishing ports in Finistère. It is the N°1 port for small-scale, non-industrial fishing in France. Sp...

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29780 Plouhinec - T. 02 98 70 74 55

The Plage de Gwendrez is a surfers’ paradise, and nothing can beat its lagoon-blue waters and unspoilt setting a stone’s throw from the prehistoric sites of Menez Drégan.

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29100 Douarnenez - T. 02 98 92 13 35

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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

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29800 Landerneau - T. 02 98 85 13 09

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29570 Camaret-sur-Mer

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29780 Plouhinec - T. 02 98 70 74 55

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29410 Plounéour-Ménez

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29750 Île-Tudy - T. 02 98 98 47 12

This peninsula, surrounded by clear water and joined to the mainland by an embankment, has a charming little fishing harbour. Sit on a bench in the main square (Place de la Cale) and watch the seagull...

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29810 Lampaul-Plouarzel

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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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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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29840 Porspoder - T. 02 98 48 12 88

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29840 Lanildut - T. 02 98 48 12 88

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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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29160 Crozon - T. 02 98 27 07 92

Sandy beach on the Atlantic coast, swimming allowed but no lifeguard presence. Length: 800m.

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29100 Douarnenez

The Plage du Ris is located in the area known as Ploaré, and is a vast space at low tide. It offers a superb view over the town of Douarnenez and Rosmeur Port. It’s ideal for surfing. Lifeguard presen...

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29360 Clohars-Carnoët - T. 02 98 71 53 90 ou 02 98 39 99 21

Lovely sandy beach with lifeguard presence in summer, but also a spot that’s famous for its waves (ideal for surfing). Lifeguard presence: 01/07 to 31/08 (1pm to 7pm).

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29750 Loctudy - T. 02 98 87 99 55

The fishing harbour at Loctudy has 920m of quays, numerous wholesale fish merchants and a vivier tank. It lies at the estuary of the Pont l’Abbé River opposite Ile-Tudy. The harbour is the home port o...

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29940 La Forêt-Fouesnant

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29770 Audierne - T. 02 98 70 12 20

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29160 Crozon - T. 02 98 27 07 92

Fabulous sandy beach on the Atlantic coast for surfing, swimming allowed but no lifeguard presence. Length: 900m.

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29160 Crozon - T. 02 98 27 07 92

Surf spot on the Atlantic coast. No swimming allowed, no lifeguard presence. Length: 550 metres.

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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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29760 Penmarch

The economy of Penmarc'h depends mainly on fishing and tourism. it has 3 separate fishing harbours : Kérity, Saint-Guénolé (6th largest fishing port in France) and Saint-Pierre. Fish is sold at auctio...

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29770 Audierne

The Bay of Audierne is a magnificent, unspoilt natural attraction between the Pointe du Raz and the Pointe de Penmarc’h, including more than 10km of dunes. It is an area rich in wildlife with a great ...

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29690 Huelgoat - T. 02 98 99 72 32

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29660 Carantec - T. 02 98 67 00 43

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29570 Camaret-sur-Mer - T. 02 98 27 93 60

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29360 Clohars-Carnoët - T. 02 98 39 93 42

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29570 Camaret-sur-Mer - T. 02 98 27 89 31

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29460 Daoulas - T. 02 98 85 13 09

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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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29790 Beuzec-Cap-Sizun

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29160 Crozon - T. 02 98 27 07 92

Fabulous sandy beach on the Atlantic coast, swimming allowed but no lifeguard presence. Length: 330m.

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29770 Cléden-Cap-Sizun

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29790 Beuzec-Cap-Sizun

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29770 Plogoff - T. 02 98 70 67 18

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