Le Conquet Presqu'île Kermorvan

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The must-haves

The must-sees of the Iroise will make your stay unforgettable: the extreme tip of Finistère between the English Channel and the Atlantic Ocean, the true entrance to the Brest harbor facing the Molène archipelago and the island of Ouessant, the Pays d'Iroise offers a succession of postcards with landscapes and monuments as varied as they are striking.

Get some height

Pointe Saint-Mathieu, its lighthouse and abbey

Pointe Saint-Mathieu is a fabulous site: at the foot of the Saint-Mathieu lighthouse, the ruins of an ancient Benedictine abbey plunge us into a supernatural atmosphere day and night. Climb the lighthouse's 163 steps to admire the majestic panorama! Extend your visit with a visit to the abbey museum, the National Memorial to sailors lost at sea and the Musée Mémoires 39-45.

Pointe Saint-Mathieu
©Thibault Poriel

Log off

Take the time to live on the Isle of Molène

The island of Molène, located in the heart of the Iroise Marine Nature Park and UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, is the ideal destination for a family getaway. Along the 4 km of coastal paths, take the time to activate your senses as you discover the heritage and natural environment of the archipelago's largest island. In the charming little village, the locals will be delighted to guide you. And that's not all: Ouessant awaits you for another island getaway!

A feast for the eyes

Excursion to the Iroise Marine Park

Departing from Le Conquet or Lanildut, let us guide you on an excursion to the Iroise Sea. In an intimate atmosphere, the treasures of the Iroise will be revealed and the most captivating stories told. Discover our maritime heritage: from lighthouses to islands, it's not uncommon to come across bottlenose dolphins or grey seals lounging on their resting places.

In the fresh air

Hiking on the GR®34

The GR®34 or sentier des douaniers is the most seaworthy of the long-distance footpaths. In Iroise, you'll discover 92 km of coastline with landscapes as varied as they are breathtaking: rocky outcrops, pebbly or sandy coves, aber or ria, tidal flats dotted with reefs and islets, or a vast dune belt... Bring your best shoes to make the most of this fresh, iodized air!



Cycling the Iroise: the Landunvez coastal route

The Pays d'Iroise is so beautiful when explored by bike! The Landunvez tourist route offers a grandiose backdrop and the incredible sensation of riding on water. This wild coastline sculpted by the elements is punctuated by welcoming beaches, majestic rocks and endearing monuments, such as the Saint-Samson chapel isolated on the moor. On our coastal roads and inland, a total of 4 cycling circuits await you for a gentle stay.A change of scenery guaranteed!

Saint-Samson chapel
Eugénie Ragot
the little streets of Le Conquet
©Thibault Poriel

A concentrate of Brittany

Le Conquet, main fishing port and Petite Cité de Caractère® (Small Town of Character)

Both a fishing port and a springboard to the islands and the Iroise Sea, Le Conquet invites you to wander through its maze of narrow streets lined with old houses, leading to the harbor and the ria. The Petite Cité de Caractère® is a lively place, with a Tuesday market, numerous small shops, artists, craftsmen and restaurants. Don't hesitate to push open their doors, and you'll discover a peaceful world of wood and stone.

A stone's throw from Le Conquet

The Blancs Sablons beach and its dunes

Don't miss this immense 2.5 km white sand beach. Nestling at the end of a cove, you'll reach it via one of the winding paths carved into the vast, unspoilt dune belt. The view of the islands of Molène and Ouessant, of the Kermorvan peninsula and its islet, is breathtaking. A paradise for families, it is ideal for idleness and relaxation. Its north-westerly exposure makes it an excellent spot for surfing, windsurfing and kitesurfing.

©Franck Gicquiaud

Take the plunge

Water sports abound in Iroise.

The Pays d'Iroise's water sports centers offer a wide range of activities, including sailing, surfing, scuba diving, stand-up paddling, kayaking and water walking. A wide variety of waters are available for families to discover or perfect their skills. There's something for everyone!

A bustling port

Portsall harbour in Ploudalmézeau

On March 16, 1978, the supertanker Amoco Cadiz ran aground off the port of Portsall, spilling 227,000 tonnes of oil along 360 km of coastline. The Ancre An Eor museum retraces the circumstances surrounding this disaster. After this visit, the Pointe du Guilliguy, home to a 7,000-year-old covered walkway, offers a spectacular view of the port, which in summer is animated by a variety of nautical activities. 

The port of Portsall
Mathieu Rivrin
Récré des 3 Curés

Fun guaranteed

La Récré des 3 Curés in Milizac-Guipronvel

Looking to relax and have a good time with friends or family? Then head for the "La Récré des 3 Curés" amusement park! In a 17-hectare green setting, you'll discover 40 attractions for the whole family, from the quietest to the craziest. Vertiginous sensations guaranteed with the Vertika, the roller coaster, the Pirate Galleon and many more. Don't forget to take a ride on the Ferris wheel, which offers a breathtaking view of the entire park. 

Every Saturday morning

The must-see Saint-Renan market

Saint-Renan is a small medieval town listed as one of France's "Most Beautiful Detours". It hosts Finistère's biggest market every Saturday. You'll find a wide choice of local products from the sea and the land, as well as clothing, jewelry and more. In summer, you'll enjoy taking your time and sitting down at one of the café terraces to enjoy the musical entertainment and other shows.


Saint-Renan market
©Thibault Poriel

Aber Ildut harbour

Lanildut, Europe's leading seaweed port

Welcome to seaweed country! In Lanildut, a port of heritage interest, you'll discover how the boats unload the freshly harvested seaweed. Red, green, brown... they offer a wealth of riches! In summer, stop off at the Maison de l'Algue "Ty ar bezhin" to immerse yourself in this fascinating world and enjoy a range of activities.


Splinters in the night

Further west: the pointe de Corsen

Corsen Point is the most westerly point in mainland France. It offers breathtaking views of the Molène archipelago, the island of Ouessant and the magnificent cliffs of the western Pays d'Iroise. Accessible to people with reduced mobility, the orientation table will help you spot the islands and lighthouses, including the Trézien lighthouse 500m inland. Don't miss the lighting up of the lighthouses at dusk!


Corsen Point
©Franck Gicquiaud
tourist route landunvez

Olivier de Kersauson

The sea varies according to the lighting, the time of day, the position of the sun, the cloud cover, the strength of the wind and the strength of the waves. It's infinite. When I look at the sea, I'm walking through the time of the world.