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Brignogan-Plages

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Finistère

Brignogan-Plages - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Finistère
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Geographical information

MunicipalityBrignogan-Plages
Postcode29890
Tourism label
Latitude48.6640620 (N 48° 39’ 51”)
Longitude-4.3264710 (W 4° 19’ 35”)
Surface area3.60 km²
Population766 inhabitants
Density212 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureQuimper (91 km, 1h24)
Insee code29021
IntercommunalityCC Pays de Lesneven et Côte des Légendes
DepartmentFinistère
RegionBrittany

Nearest cities & towns

Plounéour-Trez2.3 km (5 min)
Goulven6 km (7 min)
Kerlouan6.4 km (9 min)
Plouider8.1 km (10 min)
Tréflez9.3 km (12 min)
Kernouës9.5 km (12 min)
Guissény10.1 km (12 min)
Lesneven11.4 km (13 min)
Saint-Frégant12.1 km (15 min)
Le Folgoët12.5 km (16 min)
Saint-Méen14.8 km (17 min)
Trégarantec14.9 km (18 min)
Ploudaniel15.5 km (18 min)

Things to see and do

Its white sand beaches variously oriented, its picturesque large rocks shaped like animals, its dry harbor, adjoining the village.

The Christianised menhir over 8 m high on the bare ground.

The chapel Pol, his ordeal and the bungalow was used as watchtower.

Lighthouse Pontusval at the point of Beg Pol, surrounded by a pile of rocks.

The GR 34 for walks along the coastal path.

Water sports: kayaking - windsurfing - optimistic - catamaran - yachting - Diving

Shellfish gathering: shrimp - crab - shell - fish dishes.

Angling of the beaches or rocks.

Walks are held in July and August to discover the heritage of the town.

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Monuments
Natural sites

Events and festivities

In July and August: market on Friday morning.

Photos

Beach and harbor Brignogan (© JE)
Beach and harbor Brignogan (© JE)
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Lighthouse Pontusval (© JE)
Lighthouse Pontusval (© JE)
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Menhir of Men Marz (© JE)
Menhir of Men Marz (© JE)
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Kayaks Lighthouse Beach: fabulous walks in the changing rocky landscapes
Kayaks Lighthouse Beach: fabulous walks in the changing rocky landscapes
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Sunset, pending the green ray between reefs
Sunset, pending the green ray between reefs
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Lighthouse Pontusval reassuring sentinel for photographers
Lighthouse Pontusval reassuring sentinel for photographers
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The Turtle rock and later, the rock of Toad
The Turtle rock and later, the rock of Toad
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The Pol chapel and gatehouse granite
The Pol chapel and gatehouse granite
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The menhir of Men Marz (Stone Miracle)
The menhir of Men Marz (Stone Miracle)
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The rock of Camel and later, the rock of Elephant
The rock of Camel and later, the rock of Elephant
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Menhir of Men Marz - Height: 8.5 meters (© JE)
Menhir of Men Marz - Height: 8.5 meters (© JE)
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Information Lighthouse Pontusval (© JE)
Information Lighthouse Pontusval (© JE)
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Weather

Tuesday 1 september
Min. 8°C - Max. 16°C
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Wednesday 2 september
Min. 7°C - Max. 16°C
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Thursday 3 september
Min. 7°C - Max. 17°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Goémoniers Circuit
HikeEasy2h00Plouescat (8.3 km)
The Fortifications Route
HikeIntermediate4h20Roscanvel (42 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels