AroundKeraouël, between land and sea
Situated between land and sea, the Manor of Keraouël is located in the Haut-Léon, a region with a wealth of history, culture and beauty. For history lovers, the 15th and 16th century civil, religious and military architecture that can be found around Haut-Léon is a stunning example of the region’s golden age. An era which also gave birth to the manor itself.
With its pastoral landscapes of vegetables and crops, Haut-Léon is known as the « Jardin des Primeurs » (The Greengrocer’s Garden) of France. The Manor of Keraouël is surrounded by a bounty of these succulent crops.
Léon is also a region of rich maritime tradition with its wild and unforgettable coasts, its array of ports, both ancient and modern, and endless opportunity for all water sports. The Manor of Keraouël places you in the heart of this invigorating and rejuvenating landscape.
If you feel like exploring further afield, then you’ll find plenty of fascinating sites less than an hour’s drive away.
A must for any sea lovers, this special place will transform your view of the ocean, and allow you to discover the secrets of the seabed, as well as an array of fascinating fish. With 77 aquariums and 10,000 animals, including 7 shark species, Océanopolis is a place for sharing and exchanging knowledge about the marine environment. The mission of Océanopolis is to promote understanding of the different marine ecosystems of the planet in order to better preserve them.More
La Vallée des Saints
Located in Carnoët (Côtes d'Armor), the Valley of the Saints is an ambitious project to place 1000 4-metres high statues representing the founding Saints of Brittany across the valley. The ‘Easter Island’ of Brittany, visitors can wander the landscape, admiring the towering granite statues as they go.More
Les monts d’Arrée
Situated within the Regional Natural Park of Armourica, a breathtaking mountain chain separates the region of Finistère in two. This is Les Monts d'Arrée. Here you will find an impressive, almost otherworldly landscape, dominated by purple heather and craggy ridges of stone, stretching as far as the eye can see. Summit the peaks and you will be rewarded by impressive views reaching out over the surrounding area.More
Formerly a corsair city, today Roscoff is renowned for its picturesque architecture, so much so that it has been labelled a ‘petite cité de caractère de Bretagne’ (one of Brittany’s most characterful towns). The city also boasts the oldest thalassotherapy resort in France, located at the tip of the Morlaix peninsula. Here you can enjoy sumptuous sea water treatments as well as spectacular sea views over the bay and the Île de Batz beyondMore
Saint-Pol de Léon
Nestled on the Finistère coastline, this charming port town is one of Brittany’s most picturesque. Former bishopric of Leon, this sleepy seaside town offers you the chance to delight at the splendid architecture and mesmerising sea views.More
In Northern Finistère, three deep estuaries have carved their way out towards the coast forming some of the most picturesque scenery you will see. Out of the three, Aber Wrac’h is the largest, while Aber-Benoît is the wildest. We suggest taking a full day to discover this rich and varied landscape, brimming with history, secrets and discovery.More
The Coast of Legends
The Coast of Legends is a relatively undiscovered part of the Breton coast. Here, the churning sea meets the wild coast, resulting in an astonishing stretch of shoreline, full of rugged, natural beauty. Whether you are craving a energetic day out or searching for the perfect spot for a family hike and picnic, this extraordinary coast offers you a real flavour of Breton character.More
The sandy coast
Guests at the Manor of Keraouël can take their pick from 45 km of coastline, half of which is made up of golden sand beaches. The stretch of coast from Tréflez to Santec, via Plouescat, Sibiril and Cléder, is distinguished by the presence of many large sandy shores. To discover it, take a wander along the GR34 (the “Customs Officers' Path”). Brittany’s longest waterfront pedestrian pathway, this trail reaches from Mont-Saint-Michel all the way to the Saint-Nazaire Bridge, stretching out for over 1995 km. Plan your hike to the rhythm of the tides and discover all the secret charms of the coast: undulating sandy beaches punctuated by towering dunes, rugged rocky coves, breathtaking abers and sleepy little Breton ports. Along the route you will also encounter endless traces of the past and symbols of local history.More
The Finistère Islands
Renowned for their spectacular beauty, the Finistère Islands are well worth the ferry ride. From Siek, the closest island, to Ouessant, the most far-flung, these charming islands are equal in their spellbinding and incomparable landscapes.More