Do you long to feel the summer breeze in your hair, listen to the ocean waves as they crash onto the rocks below and smell the salt in the air? Mmm, yes? Congratulations! You’ve chosen the perfect walk.
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Visit Camaret-sur-Mer, Plage de Kerloc’h and Anse de Pen Hat…
Eleven days of walking the coast of Brittany from Camaret-sur-Mer to Audierne will take you along rugged headlands, dramatic cliffs and across wide sandy beaches. You’ll pass Pointe du Raz, the most westerly point in France and later, perhaps take a break from walking to visit Île de Sein, a small island not far from the coast. Lunch might be enjoyed picnicking among wild flowers or relaxing in a café in a quaint fishing port. And like me, I’m sure you’ll often find yourself sitting on a rock, admiring the view—unable to believe the world could be this beautiful!
NOTE: This walk is not a good choice for anyone with a fear of heights. While I never felt in any danger of falling into the ocean, the path often skirts close enough to the edge of the coast that there is simply no denying that you are, indeed, a long way up!
Visit Douarnenez, Kervel and Pointe du Raz…
The perfect way to approach this walk is to carry a tent, check the weather each day and walk as far or as little as feels comfortable, but there are plenty of other options if, like me, you’re not a keen camper.
You’ll find everything you need to plan an itinerary, book accommodation and much more in an I Love Walking in France digital guidebook.
Some of the information is also available here on the website—
- What to expect on this walk
- Map of the path and its location in France
- My suggested itinerary, including tips for sightseeing
- A list of all towns and villages where you’ll find accommodation and distances between them
- Practical tips for walking safely and considerately
Inside an I Love Walking in France digital guidebook, you’ll also find—
- A complete packing list covering all the essential items you’ll need to take and a few optional extras
- Useful French phrases to help you book a taxi, book a room, ask about breakfast, order dinner, buy a train ticket and understand directions
- More than sixty photos
Each village has a dedicated section covering—
- Accommodation—what will you find, hotels, chambre d’hôtes or campgrounds… with website links to all accommodation included at the back of the guide
- Available services—cafés, bakeries, grocery stores, doctors, pharmacies, banks and ATMs
- Train and bus services, including website links to check or download timetables
- Taxi phone numbers, including those who will transfer luggage ahead to your next stop
- Tourist Office location and website
- Market days and other festivals
- A brief history of the village and details of museums, churches and other attractions
Visit Pentrez, Chapelle de Saint-They at Pointe du Van and Plage de Ty Mark…
I Love Walking in France digital guidebooks are provided in PDF format, allowing you easy access to all website links or, if you prefer a paper copy, print only those pages you want to carry.
Download the 2020 edition of the Coast of Brittany from Camaret-sur-Mer to Audierne now and start planning!
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Revisions to the 2020 edition
None so far 🙂