Walking and Cycling tours in France Brittany-Walking towards the Pointe du Raz.

Brittany-Walking towards the Pointe du Raz.

Independent walking tour in the Bigouden region and Sizun Cape located in the extreme West of France, along the Atlantic Ocean. 

 

Compagnie des Sentiers Maritimes is a tour operator based in Brittany, that specializes in walking and biking trips along coastlines. Since 1992, they offer an authentic and intimate discovery of the maritime environment, with exceptional places to discover on foot or by bike.

You walk from a place to another. We reserve the 2 and 3 star hotels, the breakfasts and the dinners, the luggage transfer and taxi transfer on the last day. Easy access if you come from Paris with the TGV.

The landscape starts out ponds and wetlands and then rises slowly to turn into a series of cliffs that lead to the famous Pointe du Raz, genuine prow of the Old Continent. The Isle of Sein appears surrounded by the foam of the waves breaking on the encircling belt of rocks.

Day 1

Arrive in Pont l’Abbé, the historical capital of “Bigouden country”, considered the heart of Brittany Spirit.

Day 2

Walk across the countryside to reach Kerity and the coastal path, the Eckmüll lighthouse built in 1893 and the quaint fishermen harbor of Saint Guenolé, pass by Penmarch tip. Night in Penmarch.+50m/-50m; 15 km (4h walk)

Day 3

The endless sandy beach of La Pointe de la Torche, a paradise for surfers and kite surfing. Discover the typical Calvaries and granitic Chapels . Follow the path northwards along the Audierne Bay. Night in Pouldreuzic.+100/-100m;20km (4h30 walk)

Day 4

Walk towards Audierne and Sizun Cape along the rocky coastal path.Night in Audierne .+200/-200m,19 km (4h walk)

Day 5

Discover the Isle of Sein: walk to the pier to take the boat to reach the famous and mythical island (1h crossing). 8 km /(2 h walk)

Day 6

The way leads you to the dramatic Trespassed Bay, the famous Pointe du Raz, the most westerly point of the French mainland .+400/-400m.18km (5h walk).

Day 7

After breakfast taxi transfer to Pont l’Abbé or Quimper. End of your stay. Possible extra night in Pont l'Abbé or Quimper if you wish to extend your stay.

titre 1

Self guided WALKING
Level
Duration :
7 Days
From :
805 €

Included : (see details in Dates and Prices section)

2 and 3 star hotel-Half board

Luggage transfers and boat to the Isle of Sein

An English road book and a map.


Starts in : Pont l'Abbé.

Ends in : Pont l'Abbé.

Access : Quimper train station.


 

Information : click on "ask for more information"

cecile@icietlanature.com

 Phone : +33 5 58 48 71 65

 


Highlights 

.Trespass Bay, the most western point of France.

.Easy walking on coastal paths

.Discovery of the Isle of Sein.