After about thirty km, you reach the pink granite coast, between Perros-Guirec and Trégastel.
Ploumanac’h is famous for its pink granite rocks that plunge visitors into a fantasy world. These imposing stone piles sculpted by the combined onslaught of wind and sea for over 300 million years, give this natural site unique beauty.
The rocks have surprising and original names like “Napoleon hat”, “mushroom”, “the gate of love” or “female flower”. The unique color of the rock due to the combination of three minerals present in the granite: mica, feldspar and quartz.
Facing stone giants some of which are over 20 meters high, is the castle of Costaérès that merges with rocks providing additional size to the site.
This exceptional feature shared by the beaches of Trestraou and Saint Guirec, covers 25 hectares and attracts tourists from around the world. The site, National Heritage is a must for your stay in the region.
It takes 1/2 day to browse the coastal footpath that runs along the coast starting at the beginning of the afternoon, you can watch the evening sun set that ignites a beautiful orange whole panorama.
The village of Ploumanac’h, small busy port in the high tourist season is bordered by beaches to the desired charms.
Office du tourisme de Perros-Guirrec
21, place de l’hôtel de ville
Tel : 02 96 23 21 15
Another 30 km more and you can visit the city of La Roche Derrien in ancient times was an important crossroads in the Gallo-Roman communication network.
This small town character, built on a rocky outcrop overlooking the RIA du Jaudy which will meet twice a day the sea and the river.
This is probably why for a long time the city was called the city “bridge” before calling the Roche Derrien, named Juveigneur who had built a castle in the eleventh century, now gone, dismantled when Britain succession wars.
Many remains bear witness to the rich past of the medieval town: Old door Maladrerie, Pillory Square, place du Martray … The streets of the lower city were the territory of dressers and roofers while high boasts houses built between the fifteenth and seventeenth century.
The church recalls his majesty the rich past of this stronghold of Tregor and its strategic position in Brittany coveted. As for the chapel of Calvary, built in place of the old tower, dating from the twelfth century, it offers breathtaking views of the Bay of Jaudy.
La Roche-Derrien makes a tranquil and soothing walk along the alleys and shopping streets full of a glorious past.
Office du tourisme de La Roche Derrien
Place du pouliet,
22450 La Roche-Derrien
Tel : 02 96 91 36 31
On the way back after twenty kilometers, discover the castle of Tonquédec complete your tour in eastern countries of Treg.
This castle, a major testimony of military architecture of the Middle Ages is also an ideal place to discover daily life in a castle from the twelfth to the sixteenth century. It presents today a unique architectural ensemble, with eleven towers, two towers connected to the main building by drawbridge.
In the north the high court, vast esplanade which hosted the noblest parts of the castle and its dependencies, was defended by a small castle with a now disappeared drawbridge.
In the South there is a front yard surrounded by thick curtains. With advances in artillery, they were built beyond the original walls of the castle.
For over forty years of consolidation and archaeological excavations are carried out to preserve the site classified historical monuments.
During the summer, an entertainment program daily and historical reconstructions are proposed by local associations mixing demonstrations of craft skills of the time, tales, medieval markets and shows.
Chateau de Tonquedec
22140 Tonquédec, France
+33 2 96 54 60 70
Your tour countries of Côtes d’Armor and ends after an hour’s drive you can reach your campsite, with happy memories of his wonderful landscapes, live emotions going through historical sites full of the great history of Brittany.
We have proposed this circuit can be achieved in a day or divided into several days escapades as desired.
Book now your pitch or mobile home at Camping Bay Terenez and enjoy this exceptional heritage.
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