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Gwin-Zegal Beach in Plouha - France

Information on the Gwin-Zegal Beach in Plouha (France)


Description and location of the Gwin-Zegal Beach in Plouha (22580)

Map of Gwin-Zegal Beach - Plouha

Our opinion on the Gwin-Zegal Beach

Adresse of the Gwin-Zegal Beach : Rte de Gwin-Zegal 22580 Plouha

The beach of Gwin-Zegal in Plouha is one of the most original beaches in Brittany. Located at the edge of a small harbor with a rare type of anchorage (one of the last in France and in Europe), it offers a total change of scenery. But i twill be accessed by the descent of a long and steep staircase. Pebbles and sand alternate and several creeks follow one another between Gwin-Zegal and the beach of Porz-Moguer, to the northwest. In general, visitors prefer to admire the site from above, from the customs trail. So there is possibility to find a quiet corner, sheltered from winds and looks. At low tide, the different creeks from a large sandy beach.

To get to this beach from the center of Plouha, take Leclerc street, the streets of Run Bellec, then Kervezio, Goas Vian, pass the hamlet of La Trinité and follow the signposts of Gwin-Zegal and Beg-Hastel. A grassy parking lot is waiting for you. A path leaves on the right torwards the various beaches and coves.

Characteristics of the Gwin-Zegal 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 Gwin-Zegal Beach

Photo of Gwin Zegal beach in Plouha - France

From the customs trail (GR 34), the panorama is superb.

Coves between Gwin Zegal and Porz Moguer - Plouha

Between Gwin-Zegal and Porz-Moguer, it is a succession of pebble coves with some sandy places.

Beach of Gwin Zegal in Plouha - Brittany

Boat anchoring is done on piles, a technique that dates back to the 5th century and therefore there are very few examples in Europe.

Port of Gwin Zegal in Brittany

The trunks are planted in the sand with their roots and stabilize by stones. They are changed periodically.

Sand and pebble beach in Gwin Zegal - Plouha

Pebbles at high tide. The sand appears at low tide and the different guts meet to form a large beach.

Boats in the Gwin Zegal cove

The regulars put here their boats annex.

Gwin Zegal in Brittany

The place inspires artists.

Wild beach in Plouha

Beautiful and wild as wished…a unique coast for lovers of the wild.

Cove of Gwin Zegal

You can go from one cove to another at low tide.

Rocks of Gwin Zegal

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