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Ile de Batz

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Address: Roscoff, France

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Well worth a visit.There is a short crossing from Roscoff but best to book.There is an exotic garden there,a lovely beach and you can walk to see all the fresh veg growing.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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267 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth a visit.There is a short crossing from Roscoff but best to book.There is an exotic garden there,a lovely beach and you can walk to see all the fresh veg growing.

Thank snellbydate
Exeter, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

As we stayed in Roscoff, Ile de Batz was just a short ferry trip away (€18 return for two). It's fun to explore the island and worth a day trip.

1 Thank Chrisdevon2012
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130 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 209 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

€9 return gets you a passenger ferry out to this little island off the coast, and easily visible from, Roscoff. Is it worth it? Well it gets my vote. It reminded me very much of one of the smaller Scilly Isles, with lots of succulents and palm trees. Walking around the Island takes a couple of hours with a surprising... More 

Thank lobstermadboy
Devon UK
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26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

We were lucky enough to go there on a very hot day. We took an extensive picnic but there are places to eat and drink, but not on our lovely quiet beach. Both beach and water were very, very clean. stunning scenery.

Thank Andora-44
Swansea, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Caught the ferry over for €9 per person return. Smooth quick journey. Beautiful island. Well inhabited but very quiet at the end of October. Explored most of it by foot. There is bike hire though too. Would love to return and hire a cottage for a week for a totally secluded and relaxing break with the children surrounded by clean... More 

1 Thank welshtink
Goleen, Ireland
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149 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Little has changed on this island for decades - that could be either good or bad! It is quite unspoilt but has limited restaurant and bar facilities; pleasant walks and cycle routes, a few beaches.

Thank diandjj
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22 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Do Not miss I thought this is one of the best islands that I have seen calm & peaceful It was a sunny day and not many tourist about so we could just soak up the sceanery a good time to visit

Thank leavinghome2
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Took the 10.00 am boat and 20 mins later on the Isle de Batz, walked around the beaches coast then had our picnic lunch sat under the Lighthouse , not a soul in sight, great wildlife and no cars passed us only tractors would recommend a whole day and take a Picnic lunch (easily assembled in Roscoff from the bakeries... More 

Thank Deniadave
Marlow, United Kingdom
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266 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

The boat trip from Roscoff is about 20 mins to this lovely island. You can meander around the streets and visit plenty of lovely eateries the views are stunning. I guess it would be busier in the Summer but in early October it was lovely and tranquil.

Thank CrystalRose54
Lincolnshire England
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171 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We visited on a damp. drizzly day and walked around the island - enjoyable with some excellent panoramic views. A few places to have refreshments, also a supermarket and bakery if you wish to have a picnic (weather permitting) Did not visit the gardens as th weather was not conducive to do so. Will visit again though

Thank ERG586

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