Pink granite coast is one of the main attraction of Brittany’s Côtes-d’Armor along with food and the dramatic, spectacular nature destinations. The Normandy’s coastline is made of white chalk cliffs like in Etretat or D-Day beach whereas Brittany’s coasts are pink-red in color due to characteristic pink colored granite cliffs. Over the time, these coastal rocks have weathered due to wind and water to form various shaped rocks or boulders which shine brightly in the sunlight.
The pink granite can be seen almost everywhere in the Brittany but at some places along the coasts, these rocks have got so
Ploumanac’h is one of the towns in this to observe pink granite rocks formations at their best. It was voted ‘most favorite village of French’ in 2015 and we agree to that today also.
This is a small sweet town, part of Perros Guirec and situated near Lannion, a nearest largest city. Ploumanac’h can be reached in about an hour from Cap Frehel or in 2 hours from St Malo and Rennes.
The Ploumanac’h town itself is small, with a laid-back atmosphere and typical of Brittany feel. There are several accommodation options including numerous camping sites nearby. The region is popular for campers and caravan travelers. Ploumanac’h is exactly adjacent to the famous pink granite coast. The Ploumanac’h lighthouse is especially spectacular.
If you don’t live in Ploumanac’h but somewhere else in the nearby area, no worries, there is car parking near the start of a coastal walking trail. This coastal trail (popularly known as
If you are a camper traveler (or even if not), check out various camping sites in this region. There are lots of options, each with their own facilities and services. Do some research and choose according to your requirements and budget.
During our visit, we stayed at Yelloh! Village camping site. Their location, facilities,
Just about 10 km from Ploumanac’h, there is a bigger town called Tregastel which has weekly markets, restaurants
Tregastel aquarium, Saint Guirec beach
A visit to Ploumanac’h and the pink granite coast is an incredible experience full of fresh air, outdoor activities, delicious treats, away from daily boring routine and gives a feeling like going back to nature. You are gonna love it.