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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Ille-et-Vilaine

Saint-Briac-sur-Mer - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Ille-et-Vilaine

A former fishing village, a jewel of the Emerald Coast, home of master mariners, St. Briac kept around his church (bell tower XVII) neighborhoods of narrow streets and winding the charm. Historically, major artists (such as Signac, Renoir, Nozal or Bernard) have found inspiration. Seaside resort, surrounded by nine sandy beaches and a coastal trail features views, it will appeal to lovers of nature, Grand large or relaxing with family.

Geographical information

Tourism labels
Latitude48.6193540 (N 48° 37’ 10”)
Longitude-2.1326910 (W 2° 7’ 58”)
Surface area8.06 km²
Population2028 inhabitants
Density251 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureRennes (77 km, 58 min)
Insee code35256
IntercommunalityCC Côte d'Emeraude

Nearest cities & towns

Lancieux2.7 km (4 min)
Saint-Lunaire2.8 km (6 min)
Ploubalay6.5 km (10 min)
Dinard8.3 km (12 min)
La Richardais8.4 km (10 min)
Pleurtuit8.9 km (11 min)
Trégon9.5 km (14 min)
Tréméreuc11.7 km (13 min)
Saint-Jacut-de-la-Mer11.7 km (16 min)
Le Minihic-sur-Rance12.6 km (16 min)
Créhen13.9 km (18 min)
Plessix-Balisson14 km (19 min)
Pleslin-Trigavou14.8 km (17 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Natural sites

Events and festivities


Castle Nessay
Castle Nessay
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Beach Port Hue
Beach Port Hue
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Bechet at high tide
Bechet at high tide
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briacine Lane
briacine Lane
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Castle Nessay
Castle Nessay
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Nessay Castle
Nessay Castle
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Castle Nessay
Castle Nessay
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Located in the heart of the Emerald Coast, Saint-Briac-sur-Mer is close to major sites: Cape Frehel, Saint-Malo, Dinard, Dinan, Mont-Saint-Michel ...

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Cycle hire with delivery to your accommodation
Sports sensations15 € Saint-Malo (8.5 km)
Hire a Segway
Entertainment47 € to 200 € Saint-Malo (8.5 km)
Sand yachting in Mont St Michel Bay
Sports sensations20 € to 35 € Hirel (24 km)
Sea fishing with an instructor/guide
Sports sensations60 € to 160 € Erquy (25 km)
Cross the Bay of Mont Saint Michel
Nature and the great outdoors680 € Genêts (49 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
The maritime countryside of Saint-Jacut-de-la-Mer
HikeIntermediate2h20Saint-Jacut-de-la-Mer (4.8 km)
Saint-Jacut's grand tour
HikeIntermediate6h35Saint-Jacut-de-la-Mer (4.8 km)
The maritime Arguenon River grand tour
HikeIntermediate5h15Créhen (7.4 km)
Beach Bridge to the beach in Le Havre Lupin
HikeEasy2h00Saint-Malo (8.5 km)
In Chateaubriand's footsteps in Plancoët (grand tour)
HikeIntermediate2h30Plancoët (13.1 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals