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Beaches on the seaside resorts of the Finistère department in France

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Map of seaside resort and beaches in Finistere - Brittany - France

Information on the Finistère shoreline and beaches

The most rugged coastline on the French coast is located in Finistère. The seaside resorts of Finistère are not very commonly known, probably because of the weather and the water temperature, which is rather low even in summer. However, the beaches in Finistère are of great diversity and have some gems that can be classified among the most beautiful French beaches.

South Finistère is the most touristic. The best-known resorts are located in the continuity of the beaches of Morbihan (around Quimper) with Concarneau and Douarnenez. Then comes the peninsula of Crozon, a real gem south of the bay of Brest.

In the west, Le Conquet is the star resort near Brest with its charming fishing port. Offshore, Ouessant offers a wild setting where time seems to stand still. This is the coast of Iroise, which is renowned for its sandy coves, estuaries and small fishing ports.

The Coast of Abers, its many estuaries and a little known and wild coast, the Leon including the Gulf Stream, makes it very nice with beautiful beaches, and then the Trégor astride Côtes d'Armor succeed each other in North Finistère.

The beaches and resorts of the Pays de la Loire with long sandy beaches are located further south. In the north, the beaches of Ille et Vilaine are without a doubt the most exclusive beaches in Brittany then comes the resorts of Normandy.

List of beaches on the seaside resorts of the Finistère department

Beaches in Bénodet

Beaches in Bénodet (Finistère)

Located in the Finistere department of Brittany, fifteen kilometres from Quimper, the seaside resort of Bénodet, the centre of which is at the mouth of the Odet, offers a variety of beaches.

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Beaches in Camaret-sur-Mer

Beaches in Camaret-sur-Mer (Finistère)

The seaside resort of Camaret-sur-Mer, less than 80 kilometres from Brest, is a very popular family and sportive destinationin Brittany. It is located west of the peninsula of Crozon.

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Beaches in Crozon

Beaches in Crozon (Finistère)

The seaside resort of Crozon is located in Finistere on an extensive peninsula, which includes many villages. The town is located between the Bay of Morgat and the Tip of Kador.

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Beaches in Saint-Jean-du-Doigt

Beaches in Saint-Jean-du-Doigt (Finistère)

Located in Brittany, on horseback in the bay of Morlaix and Lannion, the village of Saint-Jean-du-Doigt owes its name to the relic of the finger of St.John the Baptist which is at the origin of many cures.

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Beaches in Carantec

Beaches in Carantec (Finistère)

Located between the bay of Morlaix and the bay of St Pol de Léon, the seaside resort of Carantec is one of the finest destinations of Finistère in Brittany.

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Beaches in Roscoff

Beaches in Roscoff (Finistère)

Roscoff is appreciated for its mild climate and the preserved charm of its downtown. There are still some beautiful houses of old shipowners with decorated facades.

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Beaches in Ile de Batz

Beaches in Ile de Batz (Finistère)

Located opposite Roscoff in Finistere, the island of Batz is part of the Ponant Islands. We join it in 15 minutes from the port of Roscoff by boat.

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Beaches in Santec

Beaches in Santec (Finistère)

Located close to Roscoff in northern Finistère, the town of Santec, attracts lovers of nature and white sand. The center of the village is about 800m from the first beach.

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Beaches in Cléder

Beaches in Cléder (Finistère)

Located in the North Finistere in Brittany, on the “Côte de Sable”, the area of Cléder has retained its authenticity. You can discover its coastline by the GR34.

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Beaches in Concarneau

Beaches in Concarneau (Finistère)

Located in Southern Brittany, the seaside resort of Concarneau is a very important tourist destination for Brittany. There are numerous beaches in Concarneau.

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Beaches in Brignogan-Plage

Beaches in Brignogan-Plage (Finistère)

Located between Roscoff and Plouguerneau, north of Brest, on the “Côte des Légendes”, Brignogan-Plage is a small seaside resort of the Finistere Nord.

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Beaches in Kerlouan

Beaches in Kerlouan (Finistère)

Just a stone's throw from Brignogan, Kerlouan boasts a wild coastline dotted with numerous sandy beaches and coves interspersed with rocky outcrops.

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