Plouguerneau and Northern Finistère

Plouguerneau and its surroundings offer a variety of activities for all tastes. Discover sandy beaches, coastal paths, and hidden coves. Hikers will appreciate the numerous marked trails through varied landscapes.

Immerse yourself in Breton culture by visiting local markets, participating in traditional festivals, and savoring local specialties like seafood, crepes, and cider.

Plouguerneau and Northern Finistère promise an unforgettable stay, whether you seek tranquility, adventure, or cultural discoveries.

In and around Plouguerneau

Within a 10 km radius of the cottage, you will find many sports or cultural activities.

There is something for everyone: relaxing at the beach, fishing, hiking, visits, sailing, kayaking, horse riding, and more. Don’t forget the restaurants that will introduce you to local specialties: seafood, kig ha farz, crepes, salted butter caramel, and more.

For more information and to plan your activities, visit:

Sports activities

  • Hiking:
    • Grand hiking trail along the coast and the abers (GR 34)
    • Various greenways and other hiking trails in Plouguerneau, for walking, cycling, and mountain biking.
  • Water sports: windsurfing, optimist, catamaran, kayaking, traditional sailing, fishing
  • Stand Up Paddle, surfing, bodyboarding
  • Cruises/nautical walks: visit to Île Vierge
  • Diving
  • Horse Riding

Maritime heritage

  • Île Vierge lighthouse: the tallest lighthouse in Europe (82.50 m) – Plouguerneau
  • Semaphore and Fort Cezon – Landéda
  • Île Stagadon – Plouguerneau
  • Île Wrac’h – Plouguerneau

Historical heritage

  • Pont du Diable or Pont Krac’h – Plouguerneau
  • Archaeological Site of Iliz Coz – Plouguerneau
  • Fishing Village of Meneham – Kerlouan


  • Museum of Goémoniers and Algae – Plouguerneau
  • Museum of Léon – Lesneven

Religious heritage

  • Grouanec Chapel
  • Prat Pol Chapel


  • Restaurant “Mémé Lilia” – Plouguerneau
  • Restaurant “Le Carré Saint Michel” – Plouguerneau
  • Creperie “Le lizen” – Plouguerneau
  • Creperie-restaurant “La route du phare” – Plouguerneau
  • Restaurant “A la maison” – Plouguerneau
  • Restaurant “Le vioben” – Landéda

Things to see or do in Northern Finistère

Northern Finistère offers a multitude of activities and sites to discover. Explore picturesque villages, coastal landscapes, and hiking trails with stunning ocean views.

Visit parish enclosures and nature reserves, or take a boat to discover the local islands. For more ideas, consult:

Roscoff and Île de Batz

Roscoff is a small seaside town that has preserved its architectural heritage from the 16th and 17th centuries. A certified “small city of character,” Roscoff is also known for its pink onion production. Just 15 minutes by boat from Roscoff, Île de Batz offers a complete change of scenery.

Parc des Trois Curés

Twenty minutes from the cottage, “La récré des 3 curés” is the most enjoyable family amusement park in Finistère. Over 15 hectares, numerous attractions will delight children and their parents!

Monts d’Arrée

Within the Armorique National Park, a mountainous massif divides Finistère in two. These are the Monts d’Arrée. An impressive, almost unreal landscape where heather, gorse, and rocky ridges mix as far as the eye can see. You will be captivated by the breathtaking views (Roc’h Ruz peaks at 385 meters high) that the mountains offer over the entire surrounding region.

Brest: Océanopolis, Musée de la Marine, Les Capucins

Océanopolis is a large aquarium and amusement park in Brest. A museum of Brittany, theme park, and zoo, Oceanopolis lets you discover everything about seas and oceans. Complement your visit to Brest with the Musée de la Marine and the Capucins site, which are also worth a visit.

Pointe Saint Mathieu and Ouessant

Pointe Saint Mathieu is located at the far end of Brittany. You can visit its lighthouse and the remains of the abbey, and walk along the wind-swept cliffs. Twenty kilometers off the Pointe Saint Mathieu, Ouessant is the largest island in the Iroise Sea. Ouessant, the island at the end of the world, will charm you with its authenticity, steep cliffs, secret coves, and unique nature.