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Gros Rocher Beach in Le Palais - France

Information on the Gros Rocher Beach in Le Palais (France)


Description and location of the Gros Rocher Beach in Le Palais (56360)

Map of Gros Rocher Beach in Belle Ile en Mer - Le Palais

Our opinion on the Gros Rocher Beach

Adresse of the Gros Rocher Beach : Ch de Kerviniec 56360 Le Palais

All the pleasures of Brittany beaches found here a fertile ground. Gros Rocher Beach in Le Palais on Belle Ile en Mer is the most varied one. Fine sand, secluded coves at high tide, swimming, and fishing or on foot, monuments to visit ... The sunny coves protected from prevailing winds have their aficionados. At low tide, one can take the opportunity to watch from up high the "Big Rock in the sea", built on the tip of the same name and on the plans of Vauban.

To go there, 700 m from Port York, one must turn on the right on a path indicated as "Kerviniec". Take this path, which makes a chicane and before arriving at Fort-en-Terre, go down on the right at the first fork that comes along.

Characteristics of the Gros Rocher Beach

Type of beach

  • Creek
  • Shade
  • Lawn
  • Pebbles
  • Sand
  • Cement

Equipment on the beach

  • Handicap accessible
  • Swimming pool
  • Kids Club
  • Shower
  • Mattress rental
  • Free parking
  • Payed parking
  • Paddle boats
  • Lifeguards in season
  • Restaurants
  • WC


  • Beach volleyball
  • Nautical Center
  • Sand Yachting
  • Nursery
  • Fishing
  • Nautical sports
  • Surfing
  • Scuba diving
  • Kitesurfing


  • Difficult access
  • Nude beach
  • Wild beach
  • Near city center


  • Barbecues permitted
  • Dogs allowed
  • Smoke-free beach

Photos of the Gros Rocher Beach

Photo of Gros Rocher beach in Belle Ile en Mer in France

Gros Rocher Beach is not indicated, and yet it has many assets.

Gros Rocher beach in Belle Ile en Mer - Le Palais

At low tide, the different creeks form one and the same sandy beach.

Sand and rocks on Le Palais beach - Belle Ile

Sand interspersed with rich rock bands of a high biodiversity.

Beautiful beach in Belle Ile en Mer for fishing

On the tip, the "fort in the sea" (which is distinct from the "earth" one) is accessible at high tide. At high tides, precisely, the place is famous for its mussels, cockles, oysters; sea ​​urchins, abalone ... and the crowd of their natural predators: gulls, oystercatcher magpies ... and a host of armed predators occasional dipping nets and buckets.

Beach at the fort tip - Le Palais

The cord connecting the tip of the fort to the rest of the island is itself a temporary sandy beach.

Protected beach in Belle Ile - Le Gros Rocher

The many rocky spurs form shelters from the wind or prying eyes.

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