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stunning kayak trip

we took the ferry to the Glenan Islands and rented kayaks there (book in advance). We thankfully... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2017
jorisjoppe
,
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Pretty beaches

We took the 1pm boat trip from Benodet to the Isles of Glenan as we thought the kids (5 & 3) would... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2016
Steve S
,
Colerne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed August 8, 2017

we took the ferry to the Glenan Islands and rented kayaks there (book in advance). We thankfully had a beautiful day so we could paddle to each of the islands (all within about 45 mins distance). Swim, dive, snorkeling, sunbathe, picknick. Even though it was...More

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Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

We took the 1pm boat trip from Benodet to the Isles of Glenan as we thought the kids (5 & 3) would get bored with a full day on the beach if we'd gone for the 11am boat. The 1pm boat probably didn't quite give...More

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Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Get on board with your private skipper Eric. Get away from mass-tourism on big vessel and sail to the beautifull Glenan -islands on a 9.35 m sailing-ship. Spend a full day together with max of 4 people. Lunch , wine , snacks , tea or...More

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Reviewed August 24, 2016

Before we booked our holiday to Brittany the Glenan Archipelago was one of the top places we wanted to visit and we were not disappointed. It is a brilliant day trip and a truly stunning place. The tour guides and brochures are not lying, it...More

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Reviewed August 21, 2016

We took the 10am boat from Concarneau and could not return before 6pm. There is not much to do on the island apart from sunbathe and swim (you can walk around the whole island in 10mins), so make sure you go on a day when...More

1  Thank KernowDeskadger
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Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

The Glenan islands are an archipelago a few miles from Fouesnant, nearby Concarneau & Benodet. There are a number of boats who can take you there if you don't have your own boat. The sea is crystal clear but pretty cold. There are a couple...More

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Reviewed July 27, 2016

it's only a one hour boat trip from the main land of France, but you think you are a different continent.

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Reviewed October 12, 2015

You need to take the boats, we did a book one trip that was included hotel, called Vedettes d'Odet, it was everything included, hotel, dinner, breakfast. I really recommend if you are planning to go to the West-north part of France.

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Reviewed September 1, 2015

I changed our trip date to Glenan due to weather and the company accommodated this with no problem or charge. I think good weather is important to getting the most our of the trip, we went snorkelling and spent some time on the beaches which...More

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Reviewed August 30, 2015

we started from Concarneau. Free parking is at train station (a la Gare SNCF) about 500 meters from port and 800 meters from Les Glenan ferry, where you also buy or pick up the ticket, easy walk. Otherwise you spend 1 Euro per hour if...More

1  Thank Bernd F
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