Brittany gites between Lannion and Morlaix

Brittany gites, cottages of Kerharo Tremael, location
Very easily accessible from the Route Nationale 12 (Paris-Brest), Kerharo Tremael offers the ultimate in peace and quiet

Between the towns of Lannion and Morlaix,
with easy access to the Côte de Granit Rose,
the Baie de Morlaix, and the Monts d'Arrée

Between Finistère and Côtes d'Armor,
in the heart of Brittany

Between coast and country,
near Plestin-Les-Grèves (5 km) and the sea (7 km)

Lots to do and see within a short distance

The hamlet is located along GR 34, a trail for ramblers that leads straight to the sea.

A short distance away, there are many beautiful towns, resorts and villages, including Plestin-Les-Grèves and Locquirec. The region features historic landmarks (including Roman baths) as well as splendid beaches.

Activities on offer include nautical sports, sailing, sand-yachting (or sand-sailing), windsurfing, surfing, scuba diving, fishing, hiking (including going for walks in the nearby forest), cycling, and horse riding. Among the facilities on offer, holidaymakers have access to a local riding school, an activity-and-leisure centre for children, and a cinema.

There are many sites and ancient monuments to discover in the area, and many festivals, local fêtes, and cultural activities to be enjoyed throughout the year.

In nearby Plestin-Les-Grèves, there are lovely restaurants, as well as all the shops and services you may need, including a supermarket. On Sunday mornings, there is a friendly market taking place all year round, and, on Tuesday evenings, there is a night market (summer months only).

Excellent connections to other parts of Brittany and France: local airport; high-speed rail link (TGV); car rental services in Lannion (about 20 km away).

Brittany cottages, gites of Kerharo Tremael, near The Pink Granit Coast

Some suggestions for your holiday

Going east

• From Plestin to Saint-Michel : very long sandy beach and nautical sports
• Saint-Michel : "Le Rocher", trail that leads all the way to the top through the woods, with striking panoramic views
• Lanvellec : Castle of Rosanbo
• Lanvellec : an old village with an excellent early-music festival
• Lannion : old town, pedestrianized streets, shops, big market every Thursday
• Lannion : cinema (5 auditoriums with possibility to hire DVDs), jazz bars, etc.
• Lannion : kayaking club
• Lannion : “La Ferme enchantée”, for animal lovers (and their children!)
• Pleumeur-Bodou : the famous "Radôme", the Musée des Télécommunications, and the Planétarium de Bretagne (Brittany Planetarium)
• Pleumeur-Bodou : "Le Village gaulois", an ancient celtic village reconstituted
• Pleumeur-Bodou : golf course
• Trégastel : "Le Forum" (swimming-pool with a difference) and "L'Aquarium marin" (marine-life aquarium)
• Trégastel, Trébeurden and L'Ile-Grande : beautiful and charming resorts near Lannion
• L'Ile Millau : beautiful island, off Trébeurden
• Le Yaudet : outstanding church and site of natural beauty
• Beg-Leguer : beaches of Lannion and lovely beach-front walk
• Tonquédec : castle built in the Middle Ages
• Centre de découverte du son de Cavan : centre for the discovery of sound, and music trail
• Bégard : "Armoripark" leisure park

• Perros-Guirec : Seaside resort, harbour, shops, festivals, and breath-taking panoramic views
• Ploumanach/Beach of Saint-Guirec : Walk to the light-house — simply amazing !
• Les "Sept îles" : Bird nature reserve ; boat trips with optional visit of Ile aux Moines
• Plougrescant : "Le Gouffre", a cave where nature asserts its might 
• Tréguier : a major historic city, with the house of famous writer Ernest Renan (1823-93); the cathedral; Pardon de Saint-Yves
• Pontrieux : steam train of Trieux
• Château de La Roche-Jagu : local centre of culture
• Le Sillon de Talbert : a unique geological phenomenon
• Paimpol : featured in the novel by Pierre Loti, “Pêcheurs d'Islande” (1886), it is an iconic port that has a museum of the sea and a festival of the sea (Festival des Marins)
• Paimpol : Abbey of Beauport
• Ile de Bréhat : experience the sheer magic of Brittany!

Brittany gites, cottages of Kerharo Tremael, between Finistère and Côte de granit rose
Brittany gites, cottages of Kerharo Tremael, between Finistère and The Pink Granit Coast

Going West

• Lanmeur : ancient crypt from the early centuries of Christianity
• Guerlesquin : take part in the dolmen-throwing contest ! 
• Plouigneau : Eco-museum
• Locquirec : lovely resort
• Guimaëc : the “Bar-librairie Le Caplan”, right by the sea, combines interesting books with equally interesting drinks
• Beg ar Fry, near Guimaëc : panoramic views (cliff) and a uniquely preserved breton moor (lande bretonne)
• Morlaix : the old town, with its many shops and splendid bay
• Morlaix : the Cairn of Barnenez
• Roscoff and the Ile de Batz
• Saint-Thégonnec, Pleyben, Guimilliau, and Plougastel : at the heart of Brittany's Christian art and religious architecture
• Le Cloître-Saint-Thégonnec : the "Musée du Loup" (museum of the wolf)
• Festival des Vieilles Charrues of Carhaix : the world-famous music festival
• Parc Naturel des Monts d'Arrée : a nature reserve that can be visited by car or on foot — a fascinating aspect of Brittany !
• "L'Arcoat" : the mysterious and forested breton hinterland
• Forêt d'Huelgoat : at the heart of many celtic legends
• Locronan : ancient and remarkably well-preserved city — where the clocks have stopped…
• Brest : "Océanopolis" — a fascinating giant aquarium
• Brest : Pointe Saint-Mathieu — the end of the world

And do not forget the Sentier des Douaniers (i.e. “the trail of the Customs officers”), which goes all around the whole of Brittany (maps available in local bookshops)

Finally, remember to take part in the local festivals, which are both convivial and typical, and are known as "Fest-noz" and "Pardons" : To get the full programme of local events, buy the “Le Trégor” local newspaper on Thursdays or get hold of the (free) "Cri de l'Ormeau", a comprehensive local “Time Out”!

Brittany cottages, gites of Kerharo Tremael, between sea and Monts d'Arrée
Brittany cottages, gites of Kerharo Tremael, near The Huelgoat Forest

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