Trip on the lighthouse route in Brittany

Trip on the Lighthouse road in Northern Brittany

Vierge Island, Le Conquet, Ouessant Island, Crozon Peninsula

Trip to northern Finistère to discover the most beautiful Lighthouses of Brittany

8 days / 7 nights

From 740 € / pers (for 2 ppl)

Voyage sur la route des phares en Bretagne

The coasts of Brittany have the greatest concentration of lighthouses in the world! Brittany alone accounts for more than 75% of the lighthouses in France, with a record in Finistère. These jewels of Brittany, which can be admired day and night, allow a real immersion in our regional heritage. Discover these sentinels of the seas during this unique lighthouse-themed trip in northern Brittany. Among this rich maritime heritage, some have opened their doors to visitors: from the Ile Vierge lighthouse to the Stiff lighthouse, via Pointe Saint-Mathieu and the Saint-Mathieu lighthouse, or even the Trézien lighthouse, climb to their summits and enjoy exceptional panoramas!

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Program of your trip to Northern Brittany on the Lighthouse Route

Day 1: Arrival in Plouguerneau
Arrival in Plouguerneau and installation at your hotel. Rest of the day free.
Day 2: Vierge Island
Discovery of the Vierge Island and its lighthouse. After a boat trip of about 5 minutes, you will face the tallest freestone lighthouse in the world with its 82.5 meters height! But to enjoy a spectacular view, you will have to climb the 365 steps!
Day 3: Le Conquet
Head to Le Conquet. Along the way, don’t miss the Lighthouse of Trézien. This directional lighthouse delimits the Atlantic Ocean from the English Channel; it is aligned with the Kermorvan lighthouse and for the past hundred years it has been a safe way to cross the channel of the Four. Arrival at Le Conquet and installation at your hotel. Free visit of the Saint-Mathieu lighthouse and its beautiful abbey.
Day 4: Ouessant Island
Getaway on the island of Ouessant. After a 45-minute crossing, set out to conquer the island. Located off the coast of Finistère, Ouessant is the last land before… America! Known for its sheep, lighthouses and rough seas, Ouessant is also a calm and authentic island renowned for its superb wild landscapes. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 5: Ouessant Island - Crozon Peninsula
Discover the island of Ouessant on your own without forgetting a visit to the Stiff lighthouse: This one is the oldest lighthouse still in operation in Brittany! During your exploration, walk by the Créac’h lighthouse, one of the most powerful lighthouses in the world! On the program: Rental of a kayak to discover the many lighthouses around the island: Nividic lighthouse, Jument lighthouse, Kéréon lighthouse. At the end of the day, return to the mainland and drive to Camaret sur Mer and the Crozon peninsula. To see on the road: The Petit Minou lighthouse in Plouzané. Installation at your hotel
Days 6 and 7: Crozon Peninsula
End of your trip by the sea in Camaret sur Mer, on the famous and magnificent peninsula of Crozon. It is a true preserved jewel of the Breton coast and it offers extraordinary panoramas! There you will find small coves with turquoise water, steep cliffs, seaside resorts, small sheltered ports and a preserved heritage. Whether you want to explore the hiking trails, practice water sports or enjoy the many beaches, the Crozon Peninsula is waiting for you!
Day 8 : Departure
Departure from your hotel.
  • 5 nights in a double room in a 3* hotel, with breakfasts
  • 2 nights in a guest house, with breakfasts
  • Round-trip boat crossings (1h10) and excursion to the Vierge Island
  • Round-trip boat crossings (45mn) for the island of Ouessant
  • Kayak rental on the island of Ouessant – 2 hours
  • Transportation
  • Car parks
  • Lunches and dinners
  • Entrance fees to the Lighthouses of: Île Vierge, Trézien, Saint-Mathieu and Stiff (to be paid on site)
  • Tourist tax
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips
  • Walking tour: Saint-Michel and Koréjou, in Plouguerneau (1h30 – easy)
  • The night visit of the Saint-Mathieu lighthouse in Plougonvelin

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