The Pointe du Raz, ‘Grand Site de France’
- What is a « Grand Site » ?
- The Cap Sizun and its surroundings
- Visiting the area
- Useful information
Discover a mythical heritage site with a unique atmosphere : the Visitor’s Centre and services at the Pointe du Raz en Cap Sizun are open once more.
The Visitor’s Centre and services is opened since Monday 15 June 2020, instead of 30 March. Some services have resumed progressively. We have done everything possible to allow you to enjoy your visit to the full. All staff members will make sure that you receive a quality welcome while ensuring that all safety procedures are adhered to.
Since 15 June, a parking fee is payable for all motor vehicles entering the site. These charges enable the 5 local councils to maintain and preserve the heritage site of 8 679 hectares, classed as a Grand Site de France.
Discovering the Pointe du Raz
A one way system has been introduced in car parks, walkways, the Visitor’s Centre, footpaths, etc. Please follow the instructions shown on parking spaces and the arrows on the ground.
Opening times from 15 June :
15 - 28 June 2020 : 10.30 – 13.00, 14.00 – 18.00
29 June - 12 July 2020 : 10.30 – 18.00
13 July – 30 August 2020 : 10.30 – 19.00
31 August - 4 October 2020 : 10.30 – 18.00 (monday 7, 14 and 21 September: closed from 13.00 to 14.00)
5 October – 1 November 2020 : 10.30 – 17.30
Masks must be worn by everyone aged 11 and over. Hand sanitizer must be used.
The information desk in the Visitor’s Centre is run by staff from the Office de Tourisme Cap Sizun - Pointe du Raz.
The auditorium in the Visitor’s Centre will remain closed until further notice.
The shop is also closed but customers would be able to choose items on sale from a display panel and buy them from the information desk in July.
Available on request from 15 June to 12 July (every 30 minutes maximum) 11.00 – 13.00 and 14.00 – 17.00, only for visitors with limited mobility or a disability.
From 13 July to 30 August 11.00 – 13.00 and 14.00 – 19.00, every one can use the service, free for visitors with limited mobility or a disability.
From 31 August to 4 October 11.00 – 13.00 and 14.00 – 18.00, every one can use the service, free for visitors with limited mobility or a disability.
From 5 October to 1 November 11.00 – 13.00 and 14.00 – 17.30, every one can use the service, free for visitors with limited mobility or a disability.
Capacity : 5 passengers seated and 1 wheelchair. Masks must be worn by everyone aged 11 and over. Hand sanitizer must be used.
The toilets at the Pointe du Raz and the Baie des Trépassés have reopened on 15 June. Those at the Pointe du Van on 22 June 2020.
General information and advice
Visitors must observe protective measures and social distancing in green spaces, the Visitor’s Centre and the shuttle bus.
The ‘Belvédère Sud’ viewing point and ‘Ouvrage Fortifié’ exhibition space will remain closed this summer due to their limited access.Keep to designated paths and within the restricted area.
Pay particular attention to wildlife around you (NB : the reproduction period for breeding birds lasts until mid-July).
Dogs must be kept on a lead.
Useful information here.
Please respect all of the recommendations put in place. Thank you for your help in preserving this wonderful heritage site.