The Pointe du Raz, ‘Grand Site de France’
- What is a « Grand Site » ?
- The Cap Sizun and its surroundings
- Visiting the area
- Useful information
Walk or cycle along some of the 600km of secure, signposted paths and mountain bike trails in Cap-Sizun to discover its beautiful scenery and heritage, or why not take to the saddle and ride through the magnificent countryside.
You can also walk down to the sea to look both outwards and upwards at the wonders of this immense, diverse, unspoilt landscape.
The GR34 hiking path runs all around the coast of the Pointe du Raz and Cap Sizun. There is a 7-day circular tour along the GR34 for experienced hikers. A network of local signposted walks and trails, known as « petites randonnées (PR) », criss-cross the area, allowing walkers to discover its cultural diversity, while visitors seeking a gentle stroll will appreciate shorter, better-equipped paths.
Everyone, from families to serious mountain bikers, can enjoy along the 5 well-maintained and signposted mountain bike trails in Cap Sizun.
The ‘Véloroute Littorale’ is a secure, well signposted cycle route which runs along roads in Brittany with not too much traffic and plenty to see. In 2012 a 60km stretch between the Pointe du Raz and Penmarc’h opened so now it is possible to explore the whole of the Bay of Audierne by bike !
There are 5 Horse Riding Centres in Cap-Sizun, including one at the Grand Site de France. Novices and experienced riders can enjoy their favourite sport in stunning surroundings.
To discover Cap-Sizun from the water, the organisation ‘Nautisme En Bretagne’ has created some trips with a difference like going around the Pointe du Raz in a sea kayak or sailing up the river Goyen in a Viking longship ! Other variations include diving and sailing discovery trips in and around the Bay of Audierne.
There are also numerous water sport clubs and societies for canoeing, diving, sailing, surfing and lots more.
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