Walking and hiking in Brittany

Brittany harbours a fabulous unspoilt nature: walkers can range from the customs path to the Paimpont forest.
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Both the rugged coastline, beaten by the wind and the sea, and the beautiful countryside and forests of the inland part hold simply fabulous unspoilt nature where you can stop for a souvenir photo, a walk or a picnic.

Customs path

These paths, used in the past by customs officers to combat smuggling, now follow the GR4 for several stretches, allowing you to go all the way around Bretangna following the most spectacular stretches of coastline.

Voies Vertes

These are a series of small paths that run alongside the old canal towpaths, paths and railways that are ideal for discovering an undiscovered Brittany: they can be travelled on foot, by bicycle or on horseback.

Trails that can be travelled


Definitely suitable for nature lovers and birdwatchers is the coastal tour of this wonderful island.

Gulf of Morbihan

The small islets can be explored either by boat or on foot.

Forêt d’Huelgoat and Monts d’Arrée

To discover the Celtic myths, you can come to this portentous area characterised by volcanic boulders, mysterious forests, swamps and strange rock formations.

Paimpont Forest

According to legend, it was here that King Arthur received the legendary Excalibur and Merlin fell in love with the beautiful Viviana. Here you can enjoy wonderful walks and bike rides among lakes, castles and lush greenery.

Cap Sizun and Pointe du Raz

This tongue of land that ends with the extraordinary cliffs of Pointe du Raz holds wonderful paths for wonderful walks or birdwatching, highly recommended for those who want to get away from the more crowded tourist spots.

Lac de Guerléndan

In this little piece of paradise, you can walk or cycle around the lake or rent a kayak and have a delicious picnic away from the crowds and noise.


The GR34 Customs Trail, Brittany’s most celebrated coast path

The GR34 Customs Trail, Brittany’s most celebrated coast path

This wonderful walking route is a true nature paradise for those who love to walk and photograph the most spectacular corners of Brittany.
Perros-Guirec and the Pink Granite Coast

Perros-Guirec and the Pink Granite Coast

The Pink Granite coastline is one of the most famous and evocative panoramas in Brittany, particularly the Customs Officers' Trail between Perros-Guirec and Ploumanac'h