GR34 is our coastal footpath based on the former coastguards’ beat in the 17th and 18th centuries where tea, tobacco, wine and spirits were regularly whisked across the Channel by smugglers to avoid England's high import duties. It is called Le Sentier des Douaniers in French.
Pointe du Raz (World Heritage Site) A dramatic place of crashing waves and strong winds. France’s equivalent of Land’s End with breath taking clifftops, perilous waters, charming fishing ports, an authentic slice of Breton life.
Char a Voile (land sailing : sand yachting) Learn to sand yacht with an experienced and qualified teacher. Three wheels, a sail and a “hull” for the pilot: it’s all very simple and safe. In ten to fifteen minutes, the beginner can grasp the basics. You will be supplied with helmet and wetsuit. Speed along a pristine wide open beach without any engine ! You will feel the thrills and have a lot of fun. “A simple pleasure with instant thrills”
Buckwheat Whiskey Distillery Distillers from father to son. EDDU means buckwheat in the Breton language. EDDU Silver belongs to the very heart of Brittany (France) ; it is the only whisky in the world exclusively made from buckwheat. Distillation : EDDU Silver is produced from a double distillation in a pot still heated by a direct flame and called ALAMBIC. Ageing : the long maturation is carried out in French oak casks; the blending is similar to the art of creating a perfume. “Today, buckwheat is considered to carry many secrets of good health and longevity” “A real discovery, this amazingly different whiskey is delicious and might soon be your favourite!”
Reserve of Cap Sizun protects an outstanding collection of some forty hectares of moors, cliffs and islets about 3 km of coastline. Hundreds of seabirds come here in the spring for a few months to settle, to breed. "Cap Sizun - A meeting with an authentic nature in an exceptional panorama”
Menez Drégan Humans arrived here in the Lower Palaeolithic, about 450,000 years ago, when the climate was warm (although a new Ice Age was coming). On the nearby plain of Sizun elephants, rhino and horses roamed. The cave is about 3m high, 15m deep, and 7-8 m wide.
A Pardon is a typically Breton form of pilgrimage and one of the most traditional demonstrations of popular Catholicism in Brittany. Of ancient origin, probably dating back to the conversion of the country by the Celtic monks. “A Pilgrimage may only be a day long...but it lasts a lifetime”