Plougrescant is a commune located in northwestern France with the nearest airport being Brest Bretagne (BES), 120 km (75 miles) away. It will take you about 1 hour 30 minutes to reach the city center of Plougrescant. There are several captivating landmarks and points of interests, like Le Gouffre de Plougrescant and Castel Meur. You can park your vehicle at Parking Plougrescant, a free parking lot near the magnificent rocks and seawater and just an 8-minute drive from the city. There’s a lot more this city has to offer so check out these top Airbnb vacation rentals for the most convenient places to stay and we will let you in on the other must-visits in and around Plougrescant.
Looking for a quiet and peaceful retreat? Stay in this studio right in the heart of Paimpol, a 25-minute drive from the city center of Plougrescant. The nearest train station is Gare de Paimpol and there are plenty of shops and French restaurants in the neighborhood. Carrefour City, a supermarket is also within walking distance. Drop by Tourist Paimpol-Goëlo, a tourist information center if you need help getting around. Otherwise, put on comfortable shoes because everything else is readily accessible on foot.
a cocoon around the garden - studio with terrassePaimpol, Brittany, France
Enter the sanctuary of tranquillity located at Porz Bugalé, 3.5 km (2.17 miles) from the city center of Plougrescant. You will find yourself in the midst of the sound and views of the sea and extremely near to Le Gouffre de Plougrescant and Castel Meur. Dine at Les Korrigans, a family-friendly restaurant serving pancakes, crepes, and burgers just a 13-minute walk away. Then have a drink or two at Le Gavroche, a local bar to wind down and call it a day.
GITE de Pors-bugalez - classé 3 ***
Positioned at Keravel and 2.5 km (1.55 miles) from the city center of Plougrescant, this entire house refined in Scandinavian style accommodates up to 6 guests with 3 bedrooms. There are family-friendly amenities; baby bath, crib, high chair, changing table and room-darkening shades. The House Between Two Rocks, one that appears very much on postcards, is a mere 13-minute walk away. Then continue to walk down to Chapelle Saint-Gonéry to view the chapel’s murals and unusual crooked spire along Rue Santez Liboubane.
Ty ma zud coz - Classé 3 *** - 350 m de la mer
5.2 km (3.23 miles) away from the city center of Plougrescant, this accommodation sits in the village of Buguéles near Chapelle Saint-Nicolas. Try exploring the city center of Port Blanc, a 10-minute car ride from Buguéles. Stroll along Port_Blanc Beach, Sentinel (oratory) and try out some water sports at the Nautical Center De Port Blanc. Then, fill your tummies with some crepes and pancakes at Les Embruns, a casual eatery located along Rue André Chevrillon. This one bedroom rental comfortably hosts up to 2 guests. It has all the necessary amenities to make it a perfect home away from home.
A deux pas des îles
This is a private room with bathroom located 1.5 km (0.93 miles) from the city center of Plougrescant. There’s free parking on the premises, Wi-Fi and even fresh pancakes, tea, and coffee for breakfast. If you’re a fan of fresh oysters, don’t miss out on visiting SAS Bretagne Huitres 3 km (1.86 miles) away. Apart from the oyster farm, Camping Beg Ar Vilin, a campsite, is right beside SAS Bretagne Huitres, just in case you’re looking to experience the outdoors. You can also tread the turquoise seawater by renting your kayak or canoe from Canoë Kayak Plougrescant-La Roche Derrien.
Chambre privée avec salle de bain
You will have the entire house with 3 bedrooms and 4 beds for 5 people. Situated in the area of Keravel, you’re a 5-minute drive away from the city center of Plougrescant. Or drive a little further down to the city center of Tréguier where you get to see the ancient and well-preserved cathedral, La Cathédrale Saint-Tugdual. Amidst the local shops and restaurants, there’s also a seafood market right beside the cathedral, Poissonnerie Dégustation Moulinet Jean-Pierre. Get a platter of fresh seafood to share!
Maison traditionnelle rénovée à 5 min des plages
This is another accommodation situated in the vicinity of Keravel and a 5-minute drive away from the city center of Plougrescant. For the price, we would agree that this is a wonderful option to consider because you have the entire apartment with 3 bedrooms that accommodate up to 6 guests. Apart from the essentials, kitchen and free parking, there’s also an indoor fireplace. If you’re traveling with children and are desperately in need of finding something the whole family can participate in, then take a 40-minute drive to Cité des télécoms, an educational museum with interactive stations. Plan a whole day so you can also hop over to Village Gaulois, an amusement park with mini-games and outdoor activities.
A quiet area in the vicinity of Lanagu and Crech Run, 1.4 km (0.86 miles) from the city center of Plougrescant. There are several beaches within walking distance from the coastal path and the nearest one being 500 m (0.31 miles). SAS Bretagne Huitres, the oyster farm, is also just a few steps away. We suggest also taking a 13-minute drive to Le Kestellic, a botanical garden filled with exotic plant species. Then drive slightly further down to the city center of Tréguier where you can chill by Port de Plaisance, a specially designed harbor full of yachts and small boats.
Waterfront property, wonderful sea view
Once a fisherman’s house, this apartment located in the vicinity of Crec'h Mélo has a bird’s-eye view of the ocean. You will be 2.9 km (1.80 miles) from the city center of Plougrescant and 1.2 km (0.74 miles) from The House Between Two Rocks. In the evening, you might want to relive the disco days by dancing to your heart’s content at Why Not, a disco club along Rue de Goas Huet, a 30-minute drive from Crec'h Mélo because… why not? ;)
Panorama met oceaan, ook pittoresk
This has got to be one of our favorites because of its simple and clean design. Furthermore, it can accommodate up to 11 people with 4 bedrooms and 7 beds! Located behind Chapelle Saint-Gonéry, a chapel famous for its biblical murals and quaint crooked spire, you’re right in the heart of Plougrescant. L'Epicerie, a small grocery stall, is literally a few steps from the accommodation where you can get fresh bread and pastries in the morning. Or walk a little further to Fournil De Plougrescant, a bakery with a wider range of options and little tea rooms to start the morning right.
An oasis of serenity
Other than the vibrant city center of Plougrescant, there are also small villages worth visiting. If time permits, head to Domaine départemental de la Roche-Jagu, a skate park 20 km (12.42 miles) from Plougrescant and hike through the fairytale-like gardens to Château de La Roche Jagu, a beautiful castle near the waters of Le Trieux. To scale things up a little, you might want to drive to Abbaye de Beauport, a massive abbey framed with hydrangeas and flowerbeds 16.8 km (10.43 miles) from Château de La Roche Jagu. Invite calmness into your soul by soaking in this oasis of serenity.
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