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Distance

4.67 mi

Elevation gain

121 ft

Technical difficulty

Easy

Elevation loss

121 ft

Max elevation

83 ft

Trailrank

41

Min elevation

-228 ft

Trail type

Loop

Moving time

one hour 49 minutes

Time

2 hours 25 minutes

Coordinates

1343

Uploaded

November 12, 2020

Recorded

September 2020
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83 ft
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4.67 mi

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near Ploumanac'h, Bretagne (France)

Easy 2hr family walk. From moment you step out of car you'll be going Cor wow. If it's hot bring swimmers and make a day of it stopping to dip at some of the sublime beaches and coves. Can get very very busy.
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Start at parking by port and head north right along waterfront
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At end of port Rd path veers right but go straight ahead 10m to a lovely view then retrace steps and turn left following trail signed in red and white
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Take this trail along cobbled path going slightly up
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Path enters forest of stumpy pines with sea views of milk blue sea and Seychelles pink granite rock
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More views
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Numerous little turn offs lead off main trail to beautiful view points
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View over perros gueric beach. Follow path along too end of beach
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Follow trail up away from beach past old breton cross and head upwards
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Slipping around corner a giant puzzle of orange tinted granite greets
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Turn left here descend path over rocks and upto stone lighthouse
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The lighthouse
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Rtn to main path and the Maison du littoral which has a few displays on the coasts past. Then follow signed trail along coast eastwards
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Pass the lifeboat station with it's slippery ramp to the waves
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As the path bends around east the scenery becomes gradually wilder and always rhymes in pink stone
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Melting strawberry rock castles
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Lovely high tide snorkel and paddle cove
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You can head 100m on se down clear trail for views over longer flatter beaches but once I reach carpark retrace steps back to this point (or just go sharp right here without the detour). I leave coastline now
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At junction here follow sign straight ahead to parc des sculptures (or for a shorter rtn go right for the port direct) trail is through gorse heath and pine
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At this junction keep going straight to parc des sculptures
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By carpark entrance carry on straight through bush and tree tunnel
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Sculptures park where man's attempts at moulding the rock doesn't match nature's.
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Leave sculpture park on right by small carpark and walk 100m up Rd sort of doubling back on self
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Turn sharp left down rue Traverse
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At end of Rd turn right down rue du moulin and follow for few min back to south end of port
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Walk back along fjord like port to car

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