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Plouharnel, approved as a surfing city

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Get the adrenaline pumping in Plouharnel

Facing the Atlantic Ocean, come and learn or improve your surfing skills! Over 10 kilometres of fine sandy beaches, the keen instructors of the Ecole de Surf de Bretagne offer you a wide range of services, and teach you surfing in safe spots.

Surf Plouharnel

In the heart of the Great Dune Site, Sainte Barbe, a large beach of fine sand, is a very popular surf spot on the Atlantic coast, accessible to beginners. It is also the perfect place to watch the sunset looking at the ocean. Other spots are also known such as the Guérite beach, suitable for all levels, or Mentor beach, very popular for kitesurfing.

Be tempted by surfing, sand yachting, kitesurfing or even stand up paddle boarding activities.... Initiate yourself to the joys of boardsports in harmony with the tides. You can also discover the Quiberon Peninsula – going wherever you fancy - on horseback or on ultralight aircraft.

Voie verte Plouharnel Quiberon

Plouharnel for nature lovers

For slow travel enthusiasts, Plouharnel is a Breton paradise just for you! Breathe in the iodized air of the ocean as you stroll along the large beaches of fine sand bordered by miles of dunes. On the bay side, the beaches, perfectly protected from winds and sea currents, invite you to observe many migratory birds. You can also indulge in the pleasures of shelfish gathering on the beach of Sables Blancs.

From Plouharnel, take the cycle path to Quiberon and its Wild coast, or to easily reach the beaches of Erdeven.

Abbaye de Plouharnel

On foot, explore the historical heritage through the hiking trails. Remains of the Atlantic Wall, megalithic sites, Benedictine abbeys of Sainte-Anne and Saint-Michel de Kergonan or the old town mark the various hiking routes and arouse your curiosity.

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