Crozon Peninsula

Quimper
Brittany
Attractions and places of interest
Great Outdoors

Explore this small peninsula, with its jagged edges eaten away by the sea, that is located between Douarnenez and Brest. With its spectacular sea views, rugged cliffs and caves, as well as tiny coves and inlets, the area is a popular destination for rock-climbers and windsurfers. Discover the peninsula's most famous cave, the Grotte del l'Auteul, by boat or laze around on the beaches - there is always something around here to do!

Nearby attractions

Located at the mouth of the river Penfeld, the Château de Brest is the oldest monument in Brest. Strategically placed, this military fortress has over 1,700 years of history in its original role - from the Roman castellum to...

A medieval tower, built on a raised earthwork called a motte, the Tour Tanguy is believed to have been built during the Breton War of Succession. Part of the city's main defences that worked in conjuction with the Château de...

A huge exciting exhibition of all things connected with the sea. You'll need a full day here, with aquariums, film & live shows and over 1000 kinds of living creatures.

Douarnenez is a wonderful fishing harbour. The Port Musée is a national boat-museum in two parts; 4 boats afloat in the harbour to visit from deck to hold and a modern indoor museum with an impressive collection of various...

Places to visit nearby

Brest in Brittany is a port city with a strong military history and is home to Océanopolis, a huge ocean discovery centre that is the only one of its kind in Europe.

Quimper is a charming city in Brittany which is renowned for its faïence and is situated in a pretty valley where the rivers Odet and Steir meet.

Huelgoat in Brittany is a secluded village, nestled in the Monts d'Arrée, that is home to the magical Forêt d'Huelgoat where unusual rock formations and fascinating myths and legends abound.

Nearby events

Autumn Habitat Expo in Brest

House and home.The Habitat expo has toured several large towns in the West (Vannes, Brest and...

Brest European Short Film Festival

Short films with plenty of surprises in store.The European Short Film Festival in Brest opens with...

Cabinets de Curiosités, exhibition

A fantastical curiosity Discover the curious tradition of the cabinet of curiosities in this new...