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The Best of Brittany's Granite Coast

6 Days & 5 Nights 4 Read 1 reviews
  • Walk Brittany’s GR34 along the famous ‘Côte de Granite Rose’
  • Relax on pristine sandy beaches in Perros-Guirec
  • Experience gentle coastal walks and charming Breton towns
  • Fill up on local savoury galettes, sweet crêpes and local cider
  • Sample gastronomic Brittany with a Michelin listed restaurant in Trébeurden
Discover the very best of Brittany’s famous Granite Coast on this relaxing inn to inn walking holiday. With its bizarre rock formations, pink tainted rocks, white beaches and clear blue waters, La Côte de Granite Rose is considered one of the most outstanding coastlines in Europe. Follow the long distance GR34 trail from Tréguier to Perros Guirec and onto Trébeurden along the Northern coast of Brittany. Feast on local specialities such as fresh oysters and crêpes, and wash it all down with some famous Breton cidre. Finish your trip in style with a night in a luxurious 4* hotel and a meal at a Michelin listed restaurant– the ultimate gastronomic treat!

What To Expect

This walking tour in France’s Granite Coast region is perfect for those looking for a relaxed trip through one of the most beautiful coastal regions in Europe. Rated easy—moderate, you will be walking on a mixture of coastal trails, paved/unpaved quiet country roads and woodland trails. Stay in two 3* hotels and one 4* hotel. Finish your trip on a decadent note with a gastronomic meal in a Michelin listed restaurant.

Tour Style:

Self Guided | Go at your own pace on an independent active trip.

Activity:

Multi Center Walking | You will spend multiple nights in one or more of the locations on this walking tour

This trip is suitable for:

Solo Travelers, First Timers

As a guide, we would suggest that the minimum age of traveler this tour would be suitable for is: 12 Years

Activity Level & Terrain

This trip is graded ‘easy—moderate’ with average daily distance being  15km. The walking is gently undulating and on a mixture of good coastal paths, woodland trails and quiet paved country roads. Should you want to skip a section, this can be arranged with the taxi driver.

Navigation

All trails are well way-marked and you will be provided with a map and route notes. You will also have access to the Macs Adventure Smartphone App enabling you to follow the route using your phone's GPS so you will have no problems finding the way.

Accommodations

Stay 4 nights in 3* hotels, and 1 night in a 4* hotel. Below is an example of the accommodations we use on this trip. These accommodations are subject to availability and therefore alternatives of an equal standard may be offered.

Single Rooms & Solo Walkers

If you require single rooms we would be happy to accommodate you although there is a single room supplement payable. We also welcome solo walkers on this tour, again a supplement is payable.

Meals

Breakfasts are included each day, Packed lunch items can be bought locally from supermarkets or the local boulangerie. 1 dinner is included in Trébeurden. On other evenings, dinner can be purchased in each town with several options available, you will be spoilt for choice!

Included
  • 4 Nights accommodation in 3* hotels, 1 night in a 4* hotel
  • 5 Breakfasts
  • 1 gastronomic dinner
  • Luggage transfers
  • Transfers as per the itinerary
  • Detailed information pack, route notes and maps
  • GPX tracks and access to our GPS Macs Adventure smartphone app
  • 24/7 telephone support from our UK office
Excluded
  • Travel insurance (required)
  • Travel to and from Lannion
  • Lunches
  • 4 Dinners
  • Drinks and snacks
  • Personal equipment
Extras
  • Additional nights before, during and after the walk

When To Go

This tour is available from mid-May to mid-October. Any time within this period is ideal for walking. August can be very busy as this is the main holiday-making month for the French and other European countries. September and October are calmer and Brittany often experiences an 'Indian Summer' during this time with pleasant temperatures. 

Getting to the Start

Fly: into Paris Charles de Gaulle, Orly or Beauvais airports. Train connections vary depending on which Paris airport you arrive into. There is a direct TGV train from Charles de Gaulle to Rennes which takes about 3 hours. Alternatively, if you make your way to Paris Gare Montparnasse in the city centre, there is a new TGV line that leaves from here and takes only 1 hour 25 mins to reach Rennes.

From Rennes, take a train to Lannion which usually involves one change and takes about 2 hours. Train times and details can be found at sncf.com.

Train: Eurostar from London St-Pancras International to Paris (Gard du Nord). Change here and travel to Paris Gare Montparnasse, from here take a direct TGV train to Rennes (between 1 hour 25 mins and two hours). From Rennes, take a train to Lannion which usually involves one change and takes about 2 hours. The whole trip can be booked at www.eurostar.com.

Drive: From Folkestone, take the Eurotunnel shuttle to Calais, and continue driving from here. From Calais, it is about a 6 hour drive to Lannion/Tréguier. Booking and more info can be found at www.eurotunnel.com

Drive and Ferry: Drive to Dover and take the ferry to Calais (approx. 1 hour 15 mins crossing). Then drive onto Lannion/Tréguier(approx. 6 hours drive). Ferry info and booking can be found at www.poferries.com

We can also organise extra nights in Rennes if required.

Getting from the End

On day 6, you will be transferred from your hotel in Trébeurden to Lannion train station. From here you can take a train back to Rennes. Train details can be found at www.voyages-sncf.com. From Rennes you can take a TGV train to many locations in France and Europe, train connections from Rennes to Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris for example takes about 3 hours. 

Luggage Transfer

Your bags will be transferred from your accommodation as per your itinerary and moved onto your next overnight accommodation. We ask you to limit your luggage to one bag of up to 20kg per person.

Travel Insurance

It is a requirement of booking this tour with Macs Adventure that you have suitable travel insurance which covers you for the activity and emergency evacuation and hospital care.
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Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive Lannion and transfer to Tréguier Day 2 Transfer to Pointe de Château and walk to back to Tréguier 8 miles / 13 km Day 3 Transfer to Port Blanc and walk to Perros- Guirec 11 miles / 18 km Day 4 Loop Walk to Ploumanac'h 9 miles / 15 km Day 5 Transfer to Île de Renote and walk to Trébeurden 10.5 miles / 17 km Day 6 Onward Travel

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