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Fall in love with Brittany and the Britons, France and both the Breton languages and learn to love the sea

At 14, my parents had the excellent idea to send me for one month to Paris in a family with young... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
Antwerp, Belgium
amazing walk and view!

Walking through the island to the phare du paon is a very enjoyable experience: it is about 3-4 km... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
anne C
Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

At 14, my parents had the excellent idea to send me for one month to Paris in a family with young people roughly my age, to become really fluent in French, a language I has started to learn at school at the age of 7....More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank JTFT_17
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Ile de Brehat is a gem that has developed in a relatively well known spot nowadays A few advices: * Rent bike on site, do not book via internet unless it is really the high season * a bio bakery is near the “phare du...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

Walking through the island to the phare du paon is a very enjoyable experience: it is about 3-4 km from the docks, but you walk through the village, fields, flowers along the path, meadows and arrive at the lighthouse where you can picnic. Beautiful view...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank anne C
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

I and my son after lunch in Bourg walk the straight forward trail across Sud Ile to the bridge across the causeway to Nord Ile and onward past many delightful houses and vistas. Finally arriving at the lighthouse carefully crossing the storm damaged causeway, the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank 964warrens
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Our third visit to the island and we decided to walk to the farthest lighthouse. Well worth it for the stunning views. The weather was fantastic.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Hamble007
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

The lighthouse as such is not very special and can not be visited. The tour to the lighthouse or only part of it is the main attraction of this beautiful colorful island.

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Philip_Bolster
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Many people who take the ferry over just walk to one of the many restaurants and then return. The more adventurous walk to the tiny bridge that connects to the less-populated northern island and walk to this lighthouse. The islands are simply beautiful and the...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank MSH-Sussex
Reviewed 21 July 2016

If you are cycling the island on a daytrip, this is worth the visit. On foot, I wouldn't bother. There are several other more nearby places.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank 625derrickz
Reviewed 10 May 2016

Peacock Lighthouse does NOT describe this lighthouse well. It is not beautiful and is not open to the public. It is at the [northmost] end of the island atop an outcropping of massive rocks, with a reinforced rock decking at the base of the lighthouse....More

Date of experience: May 2016
2  Thank vincent13520
Reviewed 5 August 2015

Great view at the phare site. The walk towards it in the North of the island is definitely worth it.

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank Dabartman74
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