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At the tip of Brittany, you will find Finistère

And our hotel by the sea

Finistère is a land of mystery and light. Visitors looking for wide open spaces, outdoor activities, seaside towns, islands at the end of the world and history won’t be disappointed... Our hotel in Plougonvelin invites you to discover the most beautiful sites in Finistère during your stay. Once you are here, make sure you visit the exceptional Iroise Natural Marine Park, which includes the Molène archipelago and Ouessant Island, and the magnificent Pointe Saint-Mathieu site.

30 minutes’ drive away, Brest is full of activities including Océanopolis, which invites visitors to set off on an adventure to the heart of the oceans (in Brittany’s largest theme park), the Marina Museum and the National Botanical Conservatory. At close to 150 km², Brest Bay is famous for its nautical activities and for hosting major events (festivals and concerts).


Also to discover in Finistère: Douarnenez Bay, Pointe du Raz and the island of Sein, Quimper and the Brittany Riviera, Monts d’Arrée, Morlaix Bay, Roscoff, Concarneau, Pont-Aven, the Crozon peninsula, and the Glénan archipelago...

From our hotel

  • The Museum of Memory 39-45 ↔ 0.5 km

    Right by Pointe Saint-Mathieu, travel back in time in this exceptional German command blockhaus or bunker. Over 5 floors, discover an exhibition which focuses on personal stories and anecdotes, portrayed in thousands of objects, documents and photographs. Take in the unique panoramic view from the kiosks on the bunker’s roof, over the entrance to Brest Bay, from the Crozon peninsula to the island of Ouessant. Open all year round.

    Telephone: +33 (0)2 29 02 84 56
    Email :
    Site : Musée Mémoires 39-45
  • Berthaume Fort ↔ 6 km

    This small island, which has been inhabited since prehistoric times, was home to the Château of the Dukes of Brittany, before being fortified by Vauban in the 17th century. Today, Bertheaume Fort offers a space for exhibitions, events and an adventure trail. The fort is open to visitors every day in summer from 11 am to 6 pm. Open July and August.
  • Zipline and ‘via ferrata’ ↔ 6 km

    Breathe in the sea air and taste the sense adventure - set off for an hour of thrills in an exceptional site. With your family or friends, discover the Bertheaume Fort island trail by the sea. The course will take you over the rocks, with a zipline suspended 40 m above the Iroise sea. Thrills and safety are guaranteed with a ‘continuous life line’.
    Open April to September.

    Telephone: +33 (0)2 98 48 26 41
    Site : Bertheaume Iroise Aventure
  • Berthaume beach and jet-ski rentals ↔ 6 km

    Tempted by nautical and aquatic activities? Perzel beach, also known as Bertheaume beach is the place to go if you’re looking for a good time!  
    Open May to September.

    Telephone: +33 (0)6 45 47 44 17
    Site : ActivJet
  • Trez-Hir seaside resort ↔ 6 km

    Feeling like a family afternoon on a big sandy beach? Everyone will find something to enjoy on Trez-Hir beach! It’s the perfect place to kick back and relax, but also to enjoy nautical and aquatic sports. It’s safe to swim thanks to the lifeguard’s station.
  • The ferry to Ouessant and Molène ↔ 5 km

    Ouessant, Molène: only an hour on a boat, but a world away! Climb aboard for an exciting day-trip, and plan ahead by booking your ticket directly at reception. From Le Conquet, two ferry companies offer trips to the islands: Penn ar Bed and Finist’Mer. Book your tickets for both companies at hotel reception when you arrive! We recommend booking your tickets several days ahead during the high season.

    Contact Penn ar bed
    Telephone: +33 (0)2 98 80 80 80
    Site : Penn Ar Bed
    Contact Finist’mer
    Telephone: +33 (0)8 25 135 235
    Site : Finist’Mer
  • Archipel Excursion ↔ 5 km

    Leaving from Le Conquet Port, Archipel Excursion offers trips on board a Zodiac to discover the Molène archipelago. See seals and dolphins in their natural habitat. Setting out from Le Conquet, explore the Iroise Sea, discover its seals, its dolphins, its sea-birds, its flora, its lighthouses. Several packages: outings on the Iroise Sea, a day on Molène, excursions to the lighthouses. 
    Open by reservation from April to October (depending on weather conditions).

    Fauna & Flora discovery package
    - Minimum duration: 1.5-2 hours
    - Adult rates €50, children up to 12: €35
    Phares Mythiques (Iconic Lighthouses) package   
    - Minimum duration: 3 hours
    - Adult rates €85, children up to 12: €55
    Contact : Lucky Peron
    - Telephone: +33 (0)6 99 85 47 45
    - Email :
    - Site : Archipel Excursions
  • Les Blanc Sablons beach ↔ 9 km

    This huge, 2.5 km long beach is exposed to the winds and is an excellent spot for surfing. You will be able to rent equipment there, from the designated shop. This stretch of unspoilt coast is also perfect for bathing and foraging for seafood. You’ll find mussels, abalones, and periwinkles.
  • Minou Surf School ↔ 11 km

    Minou Surf School was set up and is run by Yann Salaun (two times French champion and European Champion). Its aim is to teach surfing to enthusiasts of all ages, but it also rents out equipment (Paddle, Surf, Kayak). Depending on the weather, lessons take place between Porsmilin, Le Minou and Les Blancs Sablons. 
    Open for booking from March to November.

    Telephone: +33 (0)6 89 07 75 71
    Site : Minou Surf School
  • Trézien lighthouse ↔ 16 km

    From the top of the lighthouse, discover unforgettable panoramic views over the Molène archipelago and the island of Ouessant. The guided tour, in small groups of twelve people, will introduce you to the islands, the history of the lighthouse and its role.

    Telephone: +33 (0)2 98 89 69 46
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    Site : Office de tourisme Plouarzel
  • Les Abers Golf Course ↔ 17 km

    Brest Les Abers is an 18-hole golf course (par 70, 5,187 m) and a 3-hole training course. A six-place covered driving range is also available.
    This 18-hole golf course winds its way around blocks of granite strewn throughout an unspoilt natural landscape with views over the Molène and Ouessant Islands.
    Open all year round.

    Telephone: +33 (0)2 98 89 68 33
    Site : Golf de Brest les Abers
  • Brest Château and the Marine Museum ↔ 24 km

    Within the stunning surroundings of Brest Château, the National Maritime Museum is home to an exceptional heritage which bears witness to the great story of the Brest Arsenal and the French navy.

    Telephone: +33 (0)2 98 22 12 39
    Site : Musée National de la Marine
  • La récré des 3 curés ↔ 30km

    La Récré des 3 Curés is the biggest theme park in Brittany. Over 17 hectares, the park boasts over forty rides, spread around an artificial lake: take a ride on the lake, bumper boats, roller coasters, inflatable games, giant slides, trampolines, air mountains, mini train, go-karts, merry-go-rounds, mini farm, mini motor bikes, fun bikes, pedalos, 3,000 m² of covered games with adventure trails.
    Open April to August and during school holidays.

    Telephone: +33 (0)2 98 07 95 59
    Site : La Récré des 3 Curés
  • The Hélène and Edouard Leclerc Foundation ↔ 50 km

    At the former Capuchin Convent of Landerneau, the Hélène and Édouard Leclerc foundation for culture hosts exhibitions of great contemporary painters: Picasso, Gérard Fromanger, Joan Miró, Jean Dubuffet, Jacques Monory, Alberto Giacometti, Marc Chagall... Make sure your visit this exhibition space during your stay at our luxury hotel near Brest. 
    Open all year round.

    Telephone: +33 (0)2 29 62 47 78
    Site : Fonds Hélène & Edouard Leclerc