Roscoff

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

 Tourism, holiday & travel in Roscoff
TownRoscoff
Insee code29239
Postcode29680
Latitude48.7261990
Longitude-3.9853250
AltitudeFrom 0 to 58 meters
Surface6.19 km²
Population3753 inhabitants
Density606 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelsÎle-de-Batz at 2.8 km
Chief townQuimper (at 101 km, 93 min)Santec at 4.1 km
DepartmentFinistèreSaint-Pol-de-Léon at 4.6 km
RegionBrittanySearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

Roscoff is labeled "small town character" and "Family Plus" and "Sensation Britain. It is classified as "City 3 flowers bloom."


SIGHTSEEING

  • Heritage Side: The historic Roscoff has an extremely rich architectural heritage.
  • Facades decorated with gargoyles, chimeras and scrolls, finely carved windows, mullioned windows, entrances to caves and outcrops carved ...
  • The owners of houses (XV - 17th centuries), built by wealthy merchants and shipowners Roscoff have their own particularity. Among the oldest is the Gothic style dominates.
  • The Church of Our Lady of Croas Batz (sixteenth century) is late Gothic. Renaissance is the steeple pinnacles formed with columns carved in the granite stone bear guns pointed toward the sea in July and August, the guides of the Regional Federation of Religious Heritage Preservation will introduce you to the church.
  • Similarly, 24 interpretive signs mark Roscoff heritage and a circuit with the location of these panels is offered (document free to withdraw at the tourist office).
  • Natural side:
  • The Discovery Center of Algae Thalado, real bridge between academia and the public. The center offers year-round entertainment simple and complete.
  • For entertainment:
  • Water sports.
  • Relax on the beach.
  • Hiking.
  • Thalassotherapy.
  • Movies.
  • Casino.
Detailed information
TransportSeaport of Roscoff,   Train station of Roscoff
Information pointsTourist Office of Roscoff
Leisure centresBeach Porz Ar Gored,   Beach Saint-Luc,   Beach of Groa Rouz,   Beach of La Grande Grève,   Beach of Perharidy,   Beach of Roc'h-Kroum,   Beach of Traon Erc h,   Beach of the Laber,   Beach of the Poul Louz,   Beach of the Ruguel,   Casino of Roscoff,   Exotic Garden of Roscoff,   Marina of Roscoff
MonumentsChurch Notre-Dame de Croaz-Batz,   Lighthouse of Roscoff
Performance hallsCommunity Hall of Roscoff
Natural sitesHeadland of Bloscon

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • The feast of onion Roscoff: every year the weekend following August 15.
  • Heritage Days: 3rd weekend of September.

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

  • Visits to the Bay of Morlaix and the Castle of Taurus in July and August dates.
  • 3 circuits of the churchyard of 50 to 70 km each.
  • Océanopolis in Brest.
  • Cairn Barnenez.

PHOTOS

Sunset on the harborSunset on the harbor
 
View of the lighthouseView of the lighthouse
Garden Exotic RoscoffGarden Exotic Roscoff
 
Garden Exotic Roscoff (© JE)Garden Exotic Roscoff (© JE)
Exotic Garden Roscoff (© JE)Exotic Garden Roscoff (© JE)
 
Exotic Garden Roscoff (© JE)Exotic Garden Roscoff (© JE)

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WEATHER

Sunday 21 September
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Min. 16°C - Max. 16°C
Monday 22 September
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Min. 16°C - Max. 16°C
Tuesday 23 September
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Min. 14°C - Max. 16°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantTalabardon  
8.6
Roscoff
Take a gourmet break in Roscoff in Brittany! The restaurant welcomes you Talabardon feet in the water, in a most elegant. You'll love the interior sober hues and its chic atmosphere....
Located in Roscoff35 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLe Hublot - Casino de Roscoff - Groupe Tranchant  
7
Roscoff
Located on the peninsula of the Baix of Morlaix, Roscoff Casino opens the doors of his restaurant: The Hublot. In a modern and wooded setting, just make a gourmet break. Facing the...
Located in Roscoff22 € per person 
Asian restaurantLa Baie d'Halong  
8.2
Roscoff
Following the family tradition, the owners have to turn up their own adventure: Halong Bay opened its doors in 2008. In a modern and elegant tones of red and black, ready to travel....
Located in Roscoff20 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
Manor house with 4 bedroomsManoir de Lesplouenan    
9.7
Plouénan
Near Roscoff and the island of Batz, this exceptionnal guest house offers four beautiful guest rooms in an authentic 16th Century Manor house entirely restored. Set within a large park,...
Located 9 km from RoscoffFrom 79 € to 96 € the double room 
House with 2 bedroomsAu jardin de Créach Avel    
9.6
Cléder
Close to the beach and shops, two large guest rooms, ideal for families and couples in a house of stone (granite) with separate entrance. To eat and enjoy local specialties, breakfast...
Located 11 km from RoscoffFrom 57 € to 60 € the double room 
House with 3 bedroomsLe fournil de Penn Ar Bed    
9
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Plougasnou
Welcome to Britain! 'The Bakehouse Penn Ar Bed' welcomes you to the heart of a charming fishing village in Diben Plougasnou, 17 km from Morlaix, at the beginning of the pink granite...
Located 11.4 km from Roscoff45 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Apartment for 3 personsVue panoramique baie de morlaix + jardin  
9.6
Roscoff
Mer 180. Charming apartment in character house on a plot of 3000 m². Localisé protected in less than 50 m from the sea you can see the bay of Morlaix face Carantec Callot Island, Saint...
Located in RoscoffFrom 250 € to 590 € per week 
House for 4 personsTi ar johnny kenta  
7.6
Roscoff
House quiet and comfortable 200 m port and shops in a seaside town facing the island of Batz, near the spa and the beach.
Located in RoscoffFrom 210 € to 560 € per week 
House for 4 personsAr bod heskenn   SPECIAL OFFER
Roscoff
House near the sea to calm, comfort, with close terrace and garden furniture, private garage. Expo Southwest.
Located in RoscoffFrom 210 € to 500 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
200 places over 5 haAux quatre saisons    
9
Roscoff
Eric is pleased to welcome you to the campsite Perharidy the four seasons 'at the tip of Perharidy on the town of Roscoff, which has two direct access to the beach. They invite you...
Located in RoscoffFrom 13.50 € to 15.70 € per day 
182 places over 5,5 haCamping ar kleguer    
9.4
Saint-Pol-de-Léon
Ar Kleguer holiday park is located in north finistere. The campsite, set on an exceptional beauty spot, overlooks Morlaix bay. A warm welcome awaits you from our reception and information...
Located 4.1 km from RoscoffFrom 17.80 € to 25 € per day 
50 places over 2 haTal ar mor    
8.7
Plouénan
Camping overlooking the bay of Morlaix. Natural site with many activities available: fishing walking, windsurfing, trekking, kayaking, diving, bike ride, visits of tourist sites......
Located 9.2 km from RoscoffFrom 9.80 € to 14 € per day 

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HOTELS

Hotel Spa Thalasstonic - Hotel in RoscoffHotel Spa Thalasstonic     
8.1
Roscoff
Located on Rockroum Beach, the Hotel Spa Thalasstonic is the ideal place for a pleasant stay in Roscoff. All guests have free access to the spa with its heated swimming pool, hammam,...
Located in RoscoffRoom from 89 €
Appart’Hotel Spa de Rockroum - Hotel in RoscoffAppart’Hotel Spa de Rockroum     
8.2
Roscoff
This residence is located 150 meters from the Thalassotherapy centre and the beautiful Rockroum beach. It offers studios and 1-bedroom apartments with a terrace or balcony. Free excursions...
Located in RoscoffRoom from 51 €
Best Western Grand Hôtel Talabardon - Hotel in RoscoffBest Western Grand Hôtel Talabardon     
8.6
Roscoff
This Best Western is located in the city centre of Roscoff in Brittany. It is situated on the beach and 5 minutes from Ferry transfers at the harbour. This hotel also offers free Wi-Fi....
Located in RoscoffRoom from 104 €

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Hotel Spa Thalasstonic
Located on Rockroum Beach, the Hotel Spa Thalasstonic is the ideal place for a pleasant stay in Roscoff. All guests have free access to the spa with its...
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