Ile de Batz

Roscoff
Brittany
Attractions and places of interest
Great Outdoors

Just 3.5km across, the tiny Ile de Batz is a charming island only a 15 minute boat trip from Roscoff's harbour. With just 500 inhabitants, whose lives revolve mainly around the traditional industries of agriculture and fishing, it is a stunning natural paradise of moorland, lush wetlands, rocky coasts and sandy beaches. Spend the day exploring all that this wonderful island has to offer! 

Nearby attractions

Built in the mid-1500s, the ornate Notre Dame de Croatz Batz with its unusual twin bell tower is an instantly recognisable silhouette against the Roscoff skyline.

The museum of the onion Johnnies tells the story of the Onion Johnnies, who came across from France on their bicycles to sell onions door-to-door in England.

Home to 3,500 different plant species from across the southern hemisphere, the Jardin Exotique in Roscoff is a beautiful garden full of winding paths.

The Cathedral St Paul Aurelian is one of St Pol de Léon's most famous landmarks.

Places to visit nearby

Roscoff is a picturesque fishing village on the North coast of Brittany and is an idyllic introduction to Brittany's rustic charms.

St Pol de Léon in Brittany is an historic town known for its religious heritage and the vegetable farming around the town, which made it one of the largest market-garden regions in Europe.

Morlaix in Brittany is a medieval town famous for its 19th century viaduct, charming 16th century half-timber houses and the beautiful Bay of Morlaix.