Attractions

Top Choice Historic Site in Concarneau

Ville Close (Walled City)

This special walled town, fortified in the 14th century and modified by the architect Vauban two centuries later, sits on a small island linked to place Jean Jaurès by a stone footbridge. Just past the citadel's clo…
Top Choice Archaeological Site in Morlaix

Cairn of Barnenez

This enormous ancient series of hilltop tombs is set spectacularly overlooking the Bay of Morlaix, on the edge of the modern-day village of Plouezoc'h, 10km north of Morlaix. Built between 4500 and 3900 BC, the cair…
Top Choice Church in Locronan

Église St-Ronan

At the core of Locronan, this beautiful and very sacred church dates from the 15th century. It contains the tomb of St Ronan, as well as a green wooden pulpit that is a marvel to behold, carved and painted with scen…
Top Choice Natural Feature in Camaret-sur-Mer

Pointe de Pen-Hir

Three kilometres southwest of Camaret, this spectacular and sublime headland is bounded by steep, sheer sea cliffs. On a peninsula known for its breathtaking scenery, this might be the most impressive lookout of the…
Top Choice Church in Roscoff

Église Notre Dame de Kroaz-Batz

With its spectacular Renaissance belfry rising above the flat landscape, the most arresting sight in Roscoff is this unique church at the heart of the old town, a 16th-century Flamboyant Gothic structure and one of …
Top Choice Museum in Quimper

Musée Départemental Breton

Beside the Cathédrale St-Corentin, recessed behind a magnificent stone courtyard, this superb museum over several floors showcases Breton history, furniture, crafts and archaeology, in a former bishop's palace. Don'…
Viewpoint in Pointe du Raz

Pointe du Raz

Few places in France can match Pointe du Raz for its coastal splendour: on every side gorse-cloaked cliffs plummet to the waves 70m below, gulls trace lazy arcs overhead, and a statue gazes out to sea towards the îl…
Natural Feature in Morgat

Cap de la Chèvre

The peninsula's most southerly point, Cap de la Chèvre is 8km south of Morgat, and offers stupendous panoramas of the Baie de Douarnenez and the Pointe du Raz. You'll be amazed by the contrast between the Mediterrea…
Island in Île d'Ouessant

Île Molène

Scarcely 1km across, Île Molène feels even more remote than its neighbour Île d'Ouessant. It's carless, virtually treeless, home to a declining population of just 169 people (inhabitants are known as Molénais) and i…
Farm in Presqu’île de Crozon

Ferme Apicole de Térénez

This intriguing place, 8km west of Le Faou on the D791, is abuzz with live bees that you can view in its honey museum. Depending on the season, you might also see busy-bee apiculteurs (beekeepers) Irène and Stéphane…