Top things to do

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 French in Crozon

Le Mutin Gourmand

There's no sea view (it's in Crozon's town centre), but this is the gourmet choice. With its intimate dining room, charming welcome and delicious cuisine, Le Mutin Gourmand has honed the art of dining to perfection.…
Top Choice Gastronomy in Roscoff

Le Brittany

Splash out on the best of Breton seafood at this Michelin-starred restaurant on the seafront at the east end of town. Chef Loïc Le Bail sources top local ingredients and crafts creative, artfully presented dishes in…
Top Choice Cafe in Quimper

L'Épée

This good-looking Quimper institution is one of Brittany's oldest brasseries and hits the mark with its buzzy, contemporary dining areas, efficient service and good vibe. Despite the hip interior, the food is never …
Top Choice Brasserie in Roscoff

Le Surcouf

Bang in the heart of Roscoff, this brasserie serves excellent seafood. You can choose your own crab and lobster from the window tank, tuck into the classic fish soup or opt for a heaped platter of fresh shellfish. P…
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'…