One of largest stretches of dunes in Finistère, 6 km long that is approximately 200 ha, the Keremma sand dunes offer an open and varied landscape because white sand beaches are followed by mobile dune ridges, bach dunes, wetland and mudflats. Remarkable location for the diversity of its flora and fauna, this stretch of dunes ensures the protection of lower grounds situated behind by acting as a barrier against the assaults from the sea
PLOUESCAT : BAY OF KERNIC
The large bay of Kernic registred with the bay of Goulven with Natura 2000 is a site with great biodiversity and also a staging site for migratory birds.
PLOUESCAT : THE WILD COAST BETWEEN MENFIG AND POULFOEN
The wild coast of Plouescat is rich in yesterday remains, natural sites and fantastic rocks. Between Menfig and Poulfoën especially, the wild coastline is dotted with rocky chaoses. Resulting from natural erosion of granite, these surprising outlines were induced by the crystallisation of sea salt in cracks. Knowing this does not prevent your imagination from taking over. While walking, you will still be able to go near many megaliths set up along the shore or inland. one of the most impressive is probably Cam-Louis menhir. culminating at 7 m, it is one of the highest in France !
CLEDER : In the heart of the Sand Coast
Situated in the middle of the Sand coast, Cléder draws its charms from the diversity of its landscapes. It invites you to relax, to practice sea sports or to walk along the coastal path which uncovers a seascape varying from fine sand beaches to fanciful rocky creeks, protected dunes, admirable stretches of water and anchorage bays…
FROM THE AMIET BEACH IN CLEDER TO THE MOGUERIEC HARBOUR IN SIBIRIL
Lovers of the great outdoors will be seduced by the panoramas constantely renewed according to tides.
Les Amiet beach is certainly one of the most beautiful beaches in North Finistère. Incredible contrasts between the turquoise blue sea and the extremely fine white sand can be admire.
"Cleder is of such beauty thet in any circumstance, one can't help but think about eternity while being there". Le crieur de nuit, Nelly Alard.
Theven Braz : a long headland in the sea, it offers a panoramic view overloocking all the coast of Cléder with its ragged rocks. Stonecutters have left their marks engraved on the large rock situated in the centre of this headland. The rocky spur is also a privileged spot for anglers.
Mogueriec harbour, authentic and wild offers you a haven of peace and tranquility. It was considered as the number one crayfish fishing port in North Finistère until 1960. In the distance, you can admire the spires of St Pol de Léon's cathedral and chapel.
SANTEC NATIONAL FOREST
Following a gradual silting-up of the commune, a national forest was created to stop this natural phenomenon.
The only coastal forest in North Finistère, the national forest is an invitation to escape, where walkers, joggers and wild animals meet. This forest'splus : a dense network of paths inviting you to walk further. Equipped with play areas, a fitness trail and an exhibition of sculptures, the forest will please all ages.
Situated in front of Sieck Island, the Dossen beach stretches over 1.5 km of fine sand. It is one of the most renowned spots in North Finistère for windsurfing, surfing and kite surfing.
The place to be for lovers of sliding and gliding sports ! You can often come across joggers, mountain bikers and horse riders beside the sand yachts on this long stretch of fine sand. As the only beach of Sand Coast facing west, it is highly recommended for sunset lovers.
Accessible at low tide, the island is today a private property but you are allowed to walk on the coastal path.
You will see among others an old derelict guard room and a sardine canning factory wich once boosted the local economy. On top of its outstanding landscapes, the island also offers a wide panorama over the whole coastline, from the isle of Batz to Cléder, which is really worth the trip.
Round tour of the island 2 km. Be careful ! Take your precautions, don't let yourself be caught by the rising tide, the island is surrounded by the sea 2 1/2 hours before and after low tide. Tides here