Brittany Walking Holidays
Start: Paimpol

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Brittany Coast Self-Guided Walking Holiday
Self-Guided | Individual | 9 days | 8 nights | From £919 per person

Holiday Information Overview


Walking Tour Highlights
• Follow a section of the 350km long coastline ‘Cotes d’Armor’‘
• Walk from east to west along the granite coast
• This tour mainly follows the coast
• See picture-book harbours and quiet towns.

Walking Route Features
Comfortable walking on meadow lanes, minor roads and dunes. Partly marked as „Grand Route“. Daily stages can be adjusted individually and a good basic fitness level is sufficient.

The approximate difficulty level for this tour

Difficulty Scale

Day-by-Day Walking Holiday Itinerary


1st Day: Individual journey to Paimpol

2nd Day: Round trip Île de de Bréhat

You have the choice between visiting the Beaufort Abbey (13th century) and a round trip on flower island Bréhat. There exotic plants from all over the world grow as they once had been brought by the sailors: hydrangeas in splendid colours, laurel, mimosas and eucalyptus trees (approx. 10 min boat trip).

Details: approx. 2,5 hours | 10 km | Up 100 m / Down 100 m.

3rd Day: Paimpol – Tréguier

By taxi to the tip of the peninsula to Sillon de Talbert. Here you walk along the lovely coast to Tréguier on river Jaudy, where you will stay overnight.

Details: approx. 5 hours | 20 km | Up 200 m / Down 200 m.

4th Day: Tréguier – Port-Blanc

Tour around the Plougrescant peninsula, a treat for all nature lovers. Wild flowers as erica, gorse, orchids, poppy and sea-cabbage can be admired along the route. In Port-Blanc you can take a bath in the sea, walk along the sandy beach or enjoy a sun-set from the hotel terrace.

Details: approx. 4,5 to 7 hours | 20 km | Up 320 m / Down 350 m.

5th Day: Port-Blanc – Perros-Guirec

Walk along a coastal path through many pretty settlements with lovely gardens to Perros-Guirec. The gardens in Bretagne flourish all year long with flowers as e.g. mimosa, camellias, geranium and many more. Overnight in Perros-Guirec, a well-known holiday village in Northern Bretagne with picture-book harbour.

Details: approx. 4,5 hours | 16 km | Up 200 m / Down 190 m.

6th Day: Round trip “Sept Îles”

Opposite of Perros-Guirec the oldest bird sanctuary of France, the „Seven Islands“ lay. Here penguins, gannets and other birds found undisturbed breeding grounds. You should visit the island quite early in the morning to enjoy your walk along the impressive coast of “pink granite” with bizarre rock formations.
Guests of the 7-Days trip we recommend to walk to Ploumanach.

Details: approx. 5,5 hours | 21 km | Up 220 m / Down 280 m.

7th Day: Perros-Guirec – Ploumanach

7-Day Tour: individual departure from Perros-Guirec
A comfortable walk along the beach. Admire rocky boulders with names as “hare”, “devil’ castle” or “tortoise” and enjoy scenic views on the cliff island with castle Costaérès.

Details: approx. 1,5 hours | 5 km | Up 45 m / Down 80 m.

8th Day: Round trip „Île Grande“

We can recommend the excursion to „Ile Grande“, an island that can be reached via a bridge. Here birds are protected especially.

On your way to the end of the island you reach a promontory with beautiful views on the Pink Granite coast. Or you enjoy a rest day in picturesque Ploumanach.

Details: approx. 3,5 hours | 15 km | Up 75 m / Down 75 m.

9th Day: Individual departure or extra days

Map & Route Information

Route Profile
Comfortable walking on meadow lanes, minor roads and dunes. Partly marked as ‘‘Grand Route“. Daily stages can be adjusted individually and a good basic fitness level is sufficient.

Where is the starting point of the holiday?


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Tour Information

Holiday Information

The Brittany Coast tour stays in pretty 2**- and partly 3***-hotels, partly on the beach or harbour (French classifying) carefully chosen for their location, hospitality and proximity to your tour route.

Your stay includes the daily transfer of luggage to the next hotel and permanent assistance in case of problems.

Available services

- 8 resp. 6 overnights incl. breakfast
– 5x resp. 3x half board
– Luggage transfer
– Taxi transfer on the 3rd Day
– Carefully elaborated route
– Detailed documentation
– Service-Hotline

Not included

- Coach fares, boat fares

Difficulty

Walking ▲▲
Comfortable walking on meadow lanes, minor roads and dunes. Partly marked as „Grand Route“. Daily stages can be adjusted individually and a good basic fitness level is sufficient.

Note
If you book category A, you will stay two nights in Tréguier instead of Port-Blanc. The additional transfers are organized and included in the price

Travel Information

We don’t recommend going by air plane.

By train via Paris to Paimpol and approx. 10 walking minutes to the hotel.

Car parking in Paimpol: free, unguarded car park opposite of the starting hotel, no reservation.

Return from Ploumanach to Paimpol: Taxi transfer approx. EUR 100 (Sunday: EUR 130) per fare, reservation required, payable in advance. Or by coach via Lannion to Paimpol, duration approx. 1 hr., (www.tibus.fr).

Return by train from Lannion.

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Brittany Coast, 9 days / 8 nights

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Holiday Price: From £919
Single Supplement: £379

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