La Pointe du Raz, site exceptionnel et touristique en Bretagne

Visitor’s Centre and services in 2020

5 June 2020

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.

Dear Visitors,
The Visitor’s Centre and services will re-open on Monday 15 June 2020, instead of 30 March. Some services will be 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.

 

Parking

From 15 June onwards, 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.

 

Visitor’s Centre

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
5 October – 1 November 2020 : 10.30 – 17.30

Masks must be worn by everyone aged 11 and over. Hand sanitizer must be used.

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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 can choose items on sale from a display panel and buy them from the information desk.

 

Shuttle bus

 Available on request from 15 June onwards (every 30 minutes maximum)
11.00 – 13.00 and 14.00 – 17.00.

 Only for visitors with limited mobility or a disability. Capacity : 4 passengers seated and 1 wheelchair.  Masks must be worn by everyone aged 11 and over. Hand sanitizer must be used.

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The shuttle bus operation may be increased, depending on demand and visitor numbers.

 

Toilets

The toilets at the Pointe du Raz and the Baie des Trépassés will reopen 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.

 

Beaches

15 beaches in Cap Sizun have been allowed to reopen since 16 May, including the following within the Grand Site area :

Beuzec Cap Sizun : Pors Peron, Pors Kiol, Pors Lanvers, Lesven
Cléden Cap Sizun : Baie des Trépassés, Pors Théolen
Plogoff : Le Loch, Baie des Trépassés

 Swimming, rockpool fishing, sporting activities and water sports are permitted. The carrying or consumption of alcohol and gatherings of more than 10 people are still forbidden.

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The special conditions concerning access to these beaches are on display at points of entry.

 

Please respect all of the recommendations put in place during this reopening period. Thank you for your help in preserving this wonderful heritage site.

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