Steep Coast of Bretagne – France Walking Tour

Enjoy a walking holiday in Bretagne, France. The saying goes that in Bretagne, the seas and the country are enamoured with each other according to the rhythm of the tides the sea penetrates deep into this country. The Cotes d’Armor is home of sea birds and wild flowers and has a rich history. This tour includes walks from East to West following ancient custom paths however you will be tempted by the little coves you pass that invite you for a swim.

  • Grade:
  • Comfort: Mixed
  • Start/Finish: Paimpol / Ploumanach
  • Distance:
  • Duration: 8 Days
  • Availability: Please call for details
  • Altitude:

This tour has a nine day, eight night or eight day, seven night itinerary to choose from.

Day 1 - Individual journey to Paimpol

Day 2 – Walk the round trip of Ile de de Brehat. You have the choice between visiting the 13th century Beaufort Abbey  or a round trip on flower island, Brehat. Exotic plants from all over the world grow, once brought by the sailors: hydrangeas in splendid colours, laurel, mimosas and eucalyptus trees (approx. 10 min boat trip).

Day 3 – Walk from Paimpol to Treguier. By taxi you will get to the tip of the peninsula to Sillon de Talbert. You will then walk along the lovely coast to Treguier following the River Jaudy, where you will stay overnight.


Day 4 – Walk from Treguier to Port-Blanc. Walk around the Plougrescant peninsula, this is a treat for all nature lovers - Wild flowers, Erica, Gorse, Orchids, Poppies and Sea-Cabbage can be admired along the route. In Port-Blanc you can take a refreshing bathe in the sea, walk along the sandy beach or enjoy a sun-set from the hotel terrace.

Day 5 – Walk from Port-Blanc to Perros-Guirec. Walk along a coastal path through many pretty settlements with lovely gardens to Perros-Guirec. The gardens in Bretagne flourish all year long with flowers such as Mimosa, Camellias and Geraniums. You will stay overnight in Perros-Guirec, a well known holiday village in Northern Bretagne with a picture-book harbour.

Day 6 – Take the round trip of "Sept Iles". Opposite of Perros-Guirec the oldest bird sanctuary in France. Here penguins, gannets and other birds found undisturbed breeding grounds. You should visit the island quite early in the morning to enjoy your walk along the impressive coast of pink granite with bizarre rock formations. We recommend that guests of the 7-Days trip walk to Ploumanach.


Day 7 – Walk from Perros-Guirec to Ploumanach.
7-Day Tour: individual departure from Perros-Guirec.
Enjoy a comfortable walk along the beach and admire rocky boulders and enjoy scenic views on the cliff island and castle, Costaeres.


Day 8 - Round trip of the Ile Grande. Recommended is the excursion to Ile Grande, an island that can be reached via a bridge. On your way to the end of the island you reach a promontory with beautiful views on the Pink Granite coast, or you could just enjoy a rest day in picturesque Ploumanach.

Day 9 - Individual departure or extra days.

When enquiring about this tour, please be aware that there may be a high season surcharge.

Key Details:

  • Nine day, eight night or eight day, seven night itinerary.
  • This tour will start in Paimpol and end in Ploumanach.

There are lots of attractions and places to explore during your walking holiday in France including:

  • The Cotes d’Armor
  • Beaufort Abbey
  • Perros-Guirec Bird Sanctuary
  • French Villages

Getting to France:

By Rail/Bus – There are a number of public transport operating in France.

By Car – France can be reached by car via ferry and well-maintained motorways.

By Air – There are a number of flights available to France to a number of airports including Charles De Gaulle, Nice and Lyon.

For more information on getting to France please visit the France Tourism website.

Included
  • 8 resp. 6 overnights including breakfast
  • 5x resp. 3x half board
  • Luggage transfers
  • Taxi transfer on the 3rd Day
  • Carefully elaborated route
  • Detailed documentation
  • Service-Hotline 
Excluded
  • Transport to and from France
  • Any visitor taxes

This tour has a nine day, eight night or eight day, seven night itinerary to choose from.

Day 1 - Individual journey to Paimpol

Day 2 – Walk the round trip of Ile de de Brehat. You have the choice between visiting the 13th century Beaufort Abbey  or a round trip on flower island, Brehat. Exotic plants from all over the world grow, once brought by the sailors: hydrangeas in splendid colours, laurel, mimosas and eucalyptus trees (approx. 10 min boat trip).

Day 3 – Walk from Paimpol to Treguier. By taxi you will get to the tip of the peninsula to Sillon de Talbert. You will then walk along the lovely coast to Treguier following the River Jaudy, where you will stay overnight.


Day 4 – Walk from Treguier to Port-Blanc. Walk around the Plougrescant peninsula, this is a treat for all nature lovers - Wild flowers, Erica, Gorse, Orchids, Poppies and Sea-Cabbage can be admired along the route. In Port-Blanc you can take a refreshing bathe in the sea, walk along the sandy beach or enjoy a sun-set from the hotel terrace.

Day 5 – Walk from Port-Blanc to Perros-Guirec. Walk along a coastal path through many pretty settlements with lovely gardens to Perros-Guirec. The gardens in Bretagne flourish all year long with flowers such as Mimosa, Camellias and Geraniums. You will stay overnight in Perros-Guirec, a well known holiday village in Northern Bretagne with a picture-book harbour.

Day 6 – Take the round trip of "Sept Iles". Opposite of Perros-Guirec the oldest bird sanctuary in France. Here penguins, gannets and other birds found undisturbed breeding grounds. You should visit the island quite early in the morning to enjoy your walk along the impressive coast of pink granite with bizarre rock formations. We recommend that guests of the 7-Days trip walk to Ploumanach.


Day 7 – Walk from Perros-Guirec to Ploumanach.
7-Day Tour: individual departure from Perros-Guirec.
Enjoy a comfortable walk along the beach and admire rocky boulders and enjoy scenic views on the cliff island and castle, Costaeres.


Day 8 - Round trip of the Ile Grande. Recommended is the excursion to Ile Grande, an island that can be reached via a bridge. On your way to the end of the island you reach a promontory with beautiful views on the Pink Granite coast, or you could just enjoy a rest day in picturesque Ploumanach.

Day 9 - Individual departure or extra days.

When enquiring about this tour, please be aware that there may be a high season surcharge.

Key Details:

  • Nine day, eight night or eight day, seven night itinerary.
  • This tour will start in Paimpol and end in Ploumanach.

There are lots of attractions and places to explore during your walking holiday in France including:

  • The Cotes d’Armor
  • Beaufort Abbey
  • Perros-Guirec Bird Sanctuary
  • French Villages

Getting to France:

By Rail/Bus – There are a number of public transport operating in France.

By Car – France can be reached by car via ferry and well-maintained motorways.

By Air – There are a number of flights available to France to a number of airports including Charles De Gaulle, Nice and Lyon.

For more information on getting to France please visit the France Tourism website.

Included
  • 8 resp. 6 overnights including breakfast
  • 5x resp. 3x half board
  • Luggage transfers
  • Taxi transfer on the 3rd Day
  • Carefully elaborated route
  • Detailed documentation
  • Service-Hotline 
Excluded
  • Transport to and from France
  • Any visitor taxes
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