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Ploumanac'h Natural Site

Hikes & walks in Perros-Guirec

Ploumanac'h Natural Site - Hikes & walks in Perros-Guirec

Set out to visit the Ploumanac'h Natural Site on the Pink Granite Coast.

Description sheet

Departure municipalityPerros-Guirec
Outing typeHike
Recommended periodfrom january to december
Kilometres9 km
Altitude upon departure80m


In the centre of Perros-Guirec, make your way towards Ploumanac'h and Trégastel. After 2 km turn left towards the hamlet of Clarté.


Park at the chapel.

Visit the 15th century Clarté Chapel and visit the cemetery where you will find the grave of Thierry Le Luron. Visit the neighbourhood and then continue towards the mound which offers a panoramic view over the coast and the Seven Islands.

Make your way across the moors to the signal tower and then cross the road to the shingle beach of Saint-Pierre through the broom and the ferns which stand above Trestraou bay, and provide access to the Customs Officers' path GR34 which connects Trestraou beach to Ploumanac'h Natural site.

Continue the walk along the Customs Officers' path to the foot of the signal tower and the Pors Rolland blockfield of pink rocks, a site belonging to the Conservatoire du Littoral, then continue to the Skevell headland offering a view over the Seven Islands archipelago, then continue along the path to Pors Kamor cove where there is a lifeguard station.

Make your way to Mean Ruz Lighthouse and the Maison du Littoral along the coastal path, then continue to Saint-Guirec beach, opposite Costaérès Castle.

On the left of the beach, make your way to Saint-Guirec Chapel and the oratory and pick up the coastal path again and continue to the harbour of Ploumanac'h past the Bastille beach. Continue along the coastal path offering views over Sainte-Anne Bay, Tourony and Renote Island to Trégastel, as well as the access channel to Ploumanac'h harbour.

When you arrive at Ploumanac'h harbour, continue along Bellevue quay, pass the harbour and continue towards Petit Traouïéro Lake.

Walk up the street and make your way to the Sculpture Park at La Clarté-Ploumanac'h crossroads.

From the other side of the crossroads, take Route des Carrières de Granit Rose where you can admire the Crac'h windmill, before arriving at the Granite quarries and walking up to Clarté chapel built in pink granite.

End of the circuit.

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