Perros-Guirec, portrait of the leading coastal town on the Pink Granite coast
A stunning, preserved coast which stretches for 13 km, wide sandy beaches which are quite simply breathtaking, a casino and a renowned seawater thalosstherapy centre, not forgetting the impressive pink rock formation… Perros Guirec is certainly not lacking in charm or attractions ! You will have no trouble finding a campsite on the coast or in the countryside for your holiday in one of the most famous coastal towns in Côtes d’Armor.
The charm of a holiday by the sea !
Take a stroll around the historic centre of Perros-Guirec. Your eyes will instinctively be drawn to the sumptuous Belle Epoque villas and imposing Neo-Breton granite houses built between the end of the 19th century and beginning of the 20th century. Continue your walk towards the marina which regularly hosts a leg of the Solitaire du Figaro, a solo sailing race. You will find lots of shops and restaurants in this area. As for beaches, you’ll be spoilt for choice in Perros-Guirec ! With glistening fine white sand and a panoramic view over the sept Iles (seven islands) archipelago, Trestraou and Trestrignel are amongst the most beautiful beaches in Côtes d’Armor. If you prefer a sporting holiday, you won’t be disappointed : sailing, surfing, sea kayaking, stand-up paddle, windsailing, diving, fishing… enjoy your favourite sport in the most stunning surroundings.
In the heart of the Pink Granite coast: Ploumanac'h and its chaotic rock formation
Make the most of your camping holiday in Perros-Guirec to explore the fabulous Pink Granite coast, one of the most beautiful natural sites in Brittany. From Perros-Guirec to Trébeurden, the GR34 – the iconic customs officers’ path – reveals spectacular seascapes and impressive pink rock formations. These strange shaped rocks, sculpted by the wind and waves, have made a name for this Grand Site Naturel in Ploumanac’h, a 30-hectare natural site protected by the Conservatoire du Littoral (coastal protection agency) and Perros-Guirec town council.
Cast off and head for the Sept-Îles !
A trip to Brittany would not be complete without a boat trip ! Make the most of your holiday in Perros-Guirec to sail around the Pink Granite coast, discover the Sept-Iles (seven islands) archipelago, one of the largest ornithological reserves in France and stop off at Ile aux Moines. The coastal scenery is simply stunning. Departure from the ferry terminal on Trestraou beach.
- Saint-Jacques church and its Romanesque nave, a meeting place for pilgrims of Saint James arriving by sea.
- Musée de l'Histoire et des Traditions de Bretagne (museum of history and traditions of Brittany) located in the old harbour master’s office.
- Chapel of Saint Guirec and its oratory.
- Ploumanach, a fishing village in Perros-Guirec, with a small fishing harbour and lighthouse.