Brittany Beaches

Summer Vacation Ideas – Exploring Brittany Beaches

With nearly seven hundred miles of coastline, Brittany has virtually everything you could imagine, from quaint fishing villages and classic seaside resorts, to unspoilt sandy beaches, hidden coves, windswept islands, dramatic seacliffs, amazing sculpted rocks……the list goes on.

The Emerald (Côte d’Emeraude) and Pink Granite Coast (Côte de Granit Rose)in the north, is where you’ll find some of the most popular beaches in Brittany; some of the best beaches along this stretch of coast include Perros-Guirec, Trestel, Trestraou, Trestingel, Ploumanac’h and Trébeurden.

Even better still, there are lots of beaches here which are not as well known… having vast stretches of sand to yourself can be a very real possibility!


Baie des Trépassés

Here are just a few…

Beaches In Brittany…Insider Secrets

On the west coast of Brittany, try the beaches around the Crozon Peninsula and Cap Sizun: Plage Sainte Esteve, La Baie des Trépassés (photo above), Plage Pors Peren, Audierne;

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On the south coast try the Quiberon Peninsula, as well as the islands off the coast, including Belle-Île-en-Mer, Houat and Île de Groix;

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If you’re coming to Northern Brittany, try Lortuais Plage near Erquy; or the heather-backed beaches of the Cap Fréhel peninsula.

Cap Fréhel

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