Hôtel De la Plage
★★★★

Sainte-Anne-la-Palud
29550 Plonevez-Porzay

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Seaside hotel, Finistère, Brittany

 

Between Quimper and Brest, the Hôtel de la Plage is nestled in an unspoilt cove in Plonévez-Porzay. Leave the motorways, take the A roads and take the time to admire the Brittany landscape... to discover a site where nature and peace and quiet take centre stage.

 

How to find us

By car

From the north-east and the south-east:

  • N165 to Quimper.
  • Then Quimper Nord Locronan, Plonévez-Porzay (towards Crozon) (D63).
  • When leaving the village, turn left at the roundabout (D61)
  • Then follow the road to the chapel. 
  • Turn left and follow the road to the beach.

By train

Quimper SNCF station :

  • TER lines (Vannes, Lorient, Rennes, Nantes, Brest),
  • Intercity lines and TGV (Paris-Montparnasse 3 hours 20 minutes) 17 km away

By plane

Brest Airport : French destinations 66 km

  • Drive towards: Quimper (N 165 – E60).
  • Exit at Chateaulin. Drive through the town, towards Douarnenez.
  • Turn towards Cast - Douarnenez (D 7). 
  • After Cast, turn right towards Plonévez-Porzay (D 107).
  • In Plonévez-Porzay, turn right at the traffic lights.
  • When leaving the village, turn left at the roundabout (D61) then follow the road to the chapel.
  • Turn left and drive towards the beach.

Quimper-Bretagne Airport : with connection to Paris. 24 km

  • Drive towards: Douarnenez (D 56).
  • Take the D 56 through Guengat until Plogonnec.
  • Turn left (towards Locronan) onto the D 39 then the D 63. 
  • In Plonévez-Porzay, keep going straight at the traffic lights.
  • When leaving the village, turn left at the roundabout (D61) then follow the road to the chapel.
  • Turn left and drive towards the beach.

Rennes Airport : 2 hours 25 minutes

Nantes Atlantique International Airport : 2 hours 30 minutes

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Outdoor activities and sport

Take advantage of the exceptional setting of Douarnenez bay and the large open spaces to enjoy outdoor activities. Amateurs, professionals or beginners, alone, with friends or family... there is something for all tastes and ability levels. We are able to advise you and organise these different activities.

We offer activities on site:

  • Mountain biking (rental at the Hotel reception)
  • Beach (games available for children): 2.5km long and peaceful
  • Swimming pool (heated outdoor pool at Hôtel de la Plage)
  • Tennis (Hotel court)
  • Hiking and walking (from Hôtel de la Plage, access to GR34, the Sentier des Douaniers to the port of Douarnenez!)

Nearby partner activities:

  • Paddleboarding
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Kite surfing
  • Diving
  • Fishing
  • Canoeing and Kayaking
  • Sand yachting
  • Boat trips
  • Horse riding 15 mins away
  • 9 and 18-hole golf course 40 mins away: Cornouaille golf course

Cultural tourism

Whatever the season, Finistère has some natural and cultural jewels to discover. Pointe du Raz, Crozon peninsula, towns and villages…  Stay at the Hôtel de la Plage and experience the whole region, a land of traditions. There’s something new to be discovered and experienced every day!

  • Douarnenez Port Museum: dedicated to boats and the people of Brittany and beyond.
  • Fishing museum in Concarneau.
  • The Brittany Departmental Museum occupies the former Palais des Evêques de Cornouaille, one of the most remarkable monuments in Quimper.
  • Saint-Corentin Cathedral in Quimper has a special feature: the curved lines between the nave and choir.
  • Museum of the former Landevennec Abbey: in a preserved natural environment, the history of a monastery from the 6th century.
  • Domaine de Trévarez: a huge pink manor house dating back to the early 20th century with a 85 ha landscaped garden
  • Museum of the famous Henriot Brittany pottery in Quimper
  • Musée des Beaux Arts in Quimper
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Landscapes

Experience Brittany all year round! Impressive preserved landscapes, wild and powerful nature, unique birds, unique buildings, intense colours... Breathe in the fresh salty air and discover some sites in Finistère

  • Ar-Men Lighthouse, 34 metres high: the most famous lighthouse in France.
  • Ile de Sein, separated from the Pointe du Raz by an eight kilometre stretch of sea, this strip of land measures 1.7 km.
  • Glénan Islands: famous worldwide for their natural diversity and sea life (seahorses, sea slugs, cuttlefish) and the sailing school.
  • Molène: the largest island of the famous archipelago.
  • Pointe du Raz: land and sea, impressive on windy days
  • Cap Sizun Bird Reserve: wild wonders.
  • Crozon Peninsula: exceptional geological diversity.
  • Village of Locronan: classified as one of the “most beautiful villages in France” due to its significant architectural heritage.

Festivals and traditions

- Cornouaille Festival in Quimper in July: traditional Brittany festival with singing, dancing, costumes and other entertainment.

- Les Vieilles Charrues Festival in Carhaix-Plouguer in July: one of the largest musical festivals in France.

- Bout du Monde Festival, on the Crozon Peninsula, the first weekend of August: three days of world music concerts: relaxation guaranteed!

- Le Grand Pardon de Sainte Anne: every year, the last Sunday of August in Sainte-Anne-la-Palud. An ancient event dating back over 1500 years, an important part of Brittany culture: religious festivities and processions in traditional costumes.