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The Fortifications Route

Hikes & walks in Roscanvel

The Fortifications Route - Hikes & walks in Roscanvel

Walk through the countryside and around the small villages of character following the coastal path which faces the bay of Camaret-sur-Mer and the Iroise Sea (Fort de la Fraternité, Fort and Pointe des Capucins), to the Pointe des Espagnols (Fort de Cornouaille, Fort de la pointe des Espagnols, panoramic viewpoint over Brest) and return via the Moulin du Seigneur PR circuit to the village of Roscanvel.

Description sheet

Departure municipalityRoscanvel
Outing typeHike
Recommended periodfrom january to december
Kilometres17 km


Start of the walk: Roscanvel Church.


Since the Church of Roscanvel, take the rue du Luxembourg (opposite the church). Turn right onto the street Penker then reassemble the left Garenne Year Illis.

Cross the road environment and continue straight on a paved road. even cross a road and continue across into the path down. At the intersection at the bottom, turn left a large grassy feel and continue straight along a stream. At the end, turn right biking trail to reach the D355. Follow the road to the left for about 200 m, take the coastal path to the lime kiln and ascend to the fort of the Brotherhood.

Cross it without along the coastal path (unstable cliff) passing between the fortifications and left an arch on the right. Continue on the path through the fields, you will find the coastal path after 300 m.

At the third intersection, take the path on the right to find the D355. Turn left and follow the road.

Take the coastal path just after the White House. In the bottom of the trail, at the intersection, facing the sea, continue on the right towards the fort of Cornwall to wash and reassemble the path along a pasture right. The trail leads to a car park.

Walk along the path and then go back to the left into the parking lot (can descend to very low battery Cornish).

Walk along the coastal path to the end (the way Robert fort, fountain and wash Stiff).

Join the road (on the left: gazebo overlooking Brest). Take the path along the D355 for about 250 m, cross the parking lot of the point of the Spaniards.

At the end, take the trail past the peak of the peak of the Spaniards.

Cross the road to admire the view from the tip and back, take the path along the ancient walls (on your left).

Join the road and cross over to take a path on the right amount. Continue by a wide grassy path to the left up the road Lez. Turn right and 100 meters further to the left (in front of a large hedge). After this path, turn right.

Cross the road and take Penaros opposite the PR "Circuit du Moulin of the Lord." Turn left leaving the terminal arrow on the right.

Turn right at the intersection and continue to the hamlet of Keralan. Turn left at the house H. Perrot (1637). On leaving the village, turn left a grassy feel. In Kermorvan sign turn right. Continue to the paved road and turn left (before garbage) then left on the road.

Then take the right path Run ar had. Down the road, turn left and then immediately right (and Trevarguen Izella way Keryano).

At the road, go down on the left and then resume the path opposite.

At the end turn left to go down to the church of Roscanvel.

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