Fouesnant, nestled in the heart of Brittany, is a little-known gem that many have yet to discover. Whether you are a hiking enthusiast looking to take picturesque trails or a curious person wanting to explore the charms of the typical village of Fouesnant and its surroundings. During your stay at our Fouesnant Le Kervastard campsite, go and discover our beautiful region through our top 3 hikes in Fouesnant.

Hike from Cap Coz to Beg Meil

The hike from Cap Coz to Beg Meil is one of the most picturesque routes in the Fouesnant region. It offers hikers a unique combination of coastal landscapes, sandy beaches and shady trails.

This Fouesnant hike, mainly by the sea, takes you along the coastline, offering panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean. The path winds through unspoilt dunes, sandy beaches and rocky areas, before reaching the charming village of Beg Meil.

The hike covers a distance of approximately 10km. For moderate pace walkers, allow approximately 2.5 to 3 hours to complete this hike.

Hike from the Marais and woods of Penfoulic to Fouesnant

Straying slightly from the golden beaches and rugged cliffs for which the region is so famous, the hike through the marshes and woods of Penfoulic offers a whole other side of Fouesnant’s natural beauty.

This journey, departing from Fouesnant, begins in the serene environment of the Penfoulic marshes, a rich ecosystem where fauna and flora thrive. As you venture deeper into the woods, the calming sounds of the water mingle with birdsong and rustling leaves, creating an atmosphere of tranquility. The trails wind through dense forest, with small streams and wetlands, witness to the passage of the sea here millennia ago.

The hike through the marshes and the Penfoulic woods extends for approximately 4.70 km. For an average walker, it would take between 1 to 1.5 hours to complete the route.

Hike through Anse de Penfoulic and the Ria de La Forêt-Fouesnant

Brittany, land of mysteries and changing landscapes, is revealed in another light with the hike along the Anse de Penfoulic and the Ria de La Forêt-Fouesnant. This walk, combining sea and land, is a real invitation to escape.

The adventure begins on the banks of Anse de Penfoulic, where the calm waters reflect the moving skies. The path, caressing the coast, offers splendid panoramas of the Iroise Sea. As you progress, the landscape transforms, giving way to the majestic Ria of La Forêt-Fouesnant. This expanse of salt water, both an estuary and shelter for numerous species, gives the route a wild and poetic dimension.

This circuit, winding between cove and ria, stretches for approximately 10 km. For a moderate pace walker, allow between 2.5 to 3 hours to cover this distance.

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