Walking Brittany's Granite Coast

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  • Walk Brittany’s GR34 along the famous ‘Côte de Granit Rose’
  • Relax on pristine sandy beaches in Perros-Guirec
  • Picturesque coastline and charming Breton towns
  • Fill up on local savoury galettes, sweet crêpes and local cider
  • Gastronomic experience at a Michelin listed restaurant
Discover Brittany’s beautiful Granite Coast on this relaxed walking holiday. With its surprising, pink tainted rock formations, white beaches and clear blue waters, La Côte de Granit Rose is considered one of the most outstanding coastlines in Europe. Follow the best part of the long distance GR34 trail from Tréguier to Perros Guirec and onto Trébeurden along the Northern coast of Brittany. Savour 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 4* hotel and a meal at a Michelin listed restaurant– the ultimate gastronomic treat!
This walking tour in France’s Granite Coast region is a perfect 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. Your trip ends on a decadent note with a gastronomic meal in a Michelin listed restaurant.

Tour Type:

Slower Adventures | Where walking and cycling meet easy-going exploring, our Slower Adventures are the perfect combination. Most days are filled with picturesque journeys with some free time to dive into the destination and experience the people, local food and culture as you go.


Multi Centre Walking | With a mix of loop and point-to-point walks stay 2 or 3 nights in one place which offers the chance to slow down and really explore a destination.

This trip is suitable for:

Solo Travellers

Activity Level & Terrain

This trip is graded ‘easy—moderate’ with average daily distance being 17km. The last day is a little longer with just over 20km (13miles) but with very little ascent and descent. Overall, 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.


All trails are well way-marked and you will 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.


Stay 4 nights in 3* hotels, and 1 night in a 4* hotel. Below is an example of the accommodation we use on this trip. Hotels 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 book this for you (supplements apply). We also welcome solo walkers on this tour.


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!

  • 4 Nights accommodation in 3* hotels, 1 night in a 4* hotel
  • 5 Breakfasts
  • 1 gastronomic dinner
  • Luggage transfers
  • Transfers as per the itinerary
  • All your trip documents provided digitally through your online Macs “My Account”
  • Access to maps, GPX tracks and daily route information with the Macs Adventure smartphone navigation app
  • 24/7 telephone support from our office
  • Travel insurance (required)
  • Travel to and from Lannion
  • Lunches
  • 4 Dinners
  • Drinks and snacks
  • Personal equipment
  • 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. 

Weather and Climate

With a climate similar to that of Cornwall, Brittany average temperatures in the summer are around 25 degrees Celsius. However, in recent years, France has known heat waves in July and August and Brittany has experienced 30+ degrees temperatures for multiple days. When the temperatures rise above 30 degrees Celsius, try to start early in the morning, avoid the midday sun, wear hat/sunglasses/sunscreen, and ensure you carry plenty of water.

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: From Dover, take the ferry to Calais (approx. 1 hour 15 mins crossing). Then drive onto Lannion/Tréguier (approx. 6 hours drive). Alternatively, you can take a ferry from Bournemouth to Saint Malo. Search for options on www.poferries.com and https://www.brittany-ferries.co.uk/ 

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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Day 1 Arrive Lannion and transfer to Tréguier Day 2 Transfer to Pointe de Château and walk to back to Tréguier 10 miles / 16 km Day 3 Transfer to Port Blanc and walk to Perros- Guirec 10 miles / 16 km Day 4 Loop Walk to Ploumanac'h 9.5 miles / 15.5 km Day 5 Transfer to Île de Renote and walk to Trébeurden 13 miles / 20.5 km Day 6 Onward Travel

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