Hiking

AROUND DOUARNENEZ

POULLAN-SUR-MER CIRCUIT

Poullan-sur-Mer Tourist Leaflet                   

The menhirs and dolmens here show that a large number of communities have settled in the Poullan-sur-Mer area since the Neolithic era, around 3500 or 2000 years B.C.

No.45 in the Topo-guide – 13 km – 3 hrs 20 min

On the way, you can see the Menhir de Kerlafin

LES TROIS CHAPELLES

No.34 in the Topo-guide – 15 km – 3hrs 45 min

In amongst the small valleys and hillsides around Douarnenez can be found the three chapels in their spectacular settings.

On the way you can see:

  • - The chapels of Kérinec, Saint-They and Saint-Vendal
  • - The Lesaff menhir and dolmen

 

 

 

DOUARNENEZ

Immerse yourself in the very heart of Old Douarnenez, its narrow streets, old houses and long history.

No 32 in the Topo-guide – 3 km – 1 hr

On the way you can see:

  • - the Bolomik, an inspiring Egyptian statue erected in 1861
  • - the Chapelle Sainte-Hélène
  • - the fish auction house

THE WHITE ROCKS AT PORT RHU

Tristan Island is dominated by its steep rocky coastline, and has a rich Gallic-Roman history.

No 33 in the Topo-guide – 15 km – 3 hrs 45 min

On the way you can see:

  • - the Chapelle Saint-Jean
  • - the Saint-Pierre Fountain
  • - the Port Rhu Museum

LANNUGAT AND PLOMARC’H

From the countryside behind Douarnenez to the beach at Ry and the picturesque site of Plomarc’h, this is half a day of easy walking.

No 35 in the Topo-guide – 11 km - 2 hrs 45 min

On the way you can see:

  • - The church bell tower at Ploaré
  • - The ancient restored village of Plomarc’h

THE CAP SIZUN

TOUR OF THE POINTE DU RAZ

A hike in a unique and imposing site, with the most visitors in the department of Finistère: a windswept land full of sea spray.

No 38 in the Topo-guide – 10 km – 3 hrs

On the way you can see:

  • - the Pointe du Raz
  • - Bestrée Port
  • - the Chapelle Saint-Michel
  • - the Lescoff Fountain
  • - Laoual Lake

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOUR OF PLOGOFF

 A good day’s hike, between the sea and the land, from the steep cliffs to the charming valley which separates the Pointe du Van and the Pointe du Raz.

No 39 in the Topo-guide – 16 km – 4 hrs

On the way you can see:

  • - the village of Trogor
  • - Ster Valley
  • - the Chapelle Saint-André
  • - the Chapelle N-D-de-Bon-Voyage