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How to get to Iroise without a car? Where can I see dolphins? How do I get to Ouessant Island? We'll answer all your questions!

Where to take the boat to Ouessant island?

From Le Conquet, daily connections to the island of Ushant are offered all year round by the company Penn Ar Bed. The company Finist'mer operates crossings from Le Conquet and Lanildut from May to September.

 

How long is the crossing to Ushant Island?

From Le Conquet, the crossing to Ushant Island takes about 1 hour 15 minutes; from Lanildut, about 40 minutes.

 

Where to take the boat to Molène island?

From Le Conquet, daily rotations are offered all year round by the company Penn Ar Bed. The company Finist'mer operates from Le Conquet and Lanildut from May to September.

 

How long is the crossing to Molène Island?

From Le Conquet, the crossing to Molène Island takes around 30 minutes, and from Lanildut, another 30 minutes.

 

Where can I park my car before taking the boat?

In Le Conquet, paying parking lots offer safe parking for a day or more. In Lanildut, parking is free. Find out more about parking.

 

How can I see dolphins in the Iroise Sea?

Sea excursions are offered by Archipel Excursions, Finist'mer Excursionsand Stroll in the Marine Park departing from Le Conquet and Lanildut. These guided tours enable you to observe bottlenose dolphins and common dolphins, which live in the protected Parc Naturel Marin d'Iroise, in their natural environment.
With a bit of luck, it's possible to observe dolphins from the coast, at the Pointe Saint-Mathieu, the Kermorvan peninsula and the Pointe de Corsen, particularly at tide change.

 

How can I see seals in the Iroise Sea?

Sea excursions are offered by Archipel Excursions, Finist'mer Excursionsand Stroll in the Marine Park departing from Le Conquet and Lanildut. These guided tours enable you to observe seals living in the protected Parc Naturel Marin d'Iroise in their natural environment, while respecting their tranquility.
With a bit of luck, it's possible to observe seals from the coast, at the Pointe Saint-Mathieu, the Kermorvan peninsula and the Pointe de Corsen. If you see a seal on a beach, don't approach it - it's probably resting. If the animal appears to be in difficulty, please contact the Océanopolis care center on 02 98 34 40 51.

 

Which beaches are dog-friendly?

From October 1 to May 30, all Pays d'Iroise beaches are open to dogs, although the use of a leash is recommended. According to the prefectoral decree dated January 19, 2018, access to beaches is forbidden to dogs and horses from June 1 to September 30 inclusive throughout the Finistère department.

If this regulation is not respected, the law provides for a fine (Art. 131-13 of the Penal Code) corresponding to a 1st class contravention of €38 for offenders, according to the prefecture.

 

How to get to Iroise without a car?

From the SNCF station, all Pays d'Iroise communes are served by the Breizh Go network of coaches and the Transport à la Demande service. www.breizhgo.bzh

On the www.ouestgo.fr platform , carpooling trips are offered.

Car rental : Sixt : 08 20 00 74 98 | sixt.fr

Cabs : Gwen Taxi : 06 80 65 42 41 | Taxi Alba : 02 98 89 40 12