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Visit Douarnenez

What to see in Douarnenez

During your stay in South Finistère, continue your exploration of western Brittany. With family or friends, head for the Bay of Douarnenez and the Iroise Sea. Facing the sea, Douarnenez is nicknamed the “city of four ports”. Thanks to its long-standing maritime tradition, Douarnenez is one of Brittany’s leading sardine towns.

Discover the town’s maritime heritage by strolling through its various ports: the old port of Rosmeur, the most picturesque, Port Rhu, which houses the Port Museum, and Tréboul, the marina that hosts numerous nautical events such as the Grand Prix Guyader. A port of call, it’s the starting point for a seaside stroll with a breathtaking view over Ile Tristan and the Bay of Douarnenez. As you stroll along, savor the unique atmosphere of the lively quays, narrow streets full of workshops and fishermen’s cottages.

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Things to do in Douarnenez

During your family getaway to Douarnenez, don’t miss the hamlet of Plomarch to the east of the town. This natural site boasts astonishing rural landscapes and archaeological heritage. Stroll through this area steeped in history: restored stone houses of former fishermen and Roman remains. A hidden route takes you to the Ris beach. Fellow hikers will appreciate the many footpaths such as the GR34 Grande Randonnée and other routes through the countryside and woods.

For a stroll, follow the easy, universally accessible paths on the harbour side. Stay at a campsite near Douarnenez and be charmed by its superb bay with beaches ideal for water sports and swimming. Opposite, discover Tristan Island. During your camping vacation in South Finistère, don’t miss this “island of treasures”: unspoilt nature, hidden garden, fortifications and an exceptional panorama of the whole bay.

Campsite only 45min from Douarnenez

Your trip to Brittany wouldn’t be complete without a stopover in Douarnenez. Less than an hour from our campsite in Penmarch, visit this Breton town renowned for its harbours and its magnificent bay full of fish. Enjoy them in the city’s many restaurants, or savor the sweet treats as you stroll through the historic center. Take advantage of the sea air of the wild coast to recharge your batteries on your walks. Surfing friends, vary your pleasures by tackling the waves of the Iroise Sea, renowned for its swell and strong winds.

After a day of discovering Douarnenez, treat yourself to a moment of relaxation in one of the Douarnenez Bay beaches These include Plage Des Dames, Plage de Pors Cad, Plage Saint-Jean in Tréboul and Plage du Ris, the most hidden and undoubtedly the most beautiful. During your stay in a mobile home or bare pitch in Penmarch, escape to the Douarnenez region of South Finistère.

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