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Nice spot

This is a lovely small beach immeadiatley below the city walls. I liked the look of the sea water... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
IAN O
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Wigan, United Kingdom
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Nice to take a hike

Great place to hike along the sea. Lots of people of all ages come out to enjoy the outdoors. Wear... read more

Reviewed August 31, 2018
Aleta T
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Grenoble, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely small beach immeadiatley below the city walls. I liked the look of the sea water pool.

Thank IAN O
Reviewed August 31, 2018

Great place to hike along the sea. Lots of people of all ages come out to enjoy the outdoors. Wear water proof shoes !

Thank Aleta T
Reviewed August 13, 2018

The lowering tide reveals the causeway to Le Grand Be for a nature walk around this small island. Offering a different view of the walled city and the chance to leave the hustle and bustle of the ramparts, City streets and packed beaches behind.

Thank DebraT957
Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

Amazing to see Chateaubriand’s tomb beautifully located looking out over the bay. Many destroyed bunkers on the island from WW2 and shell craters. Its a lovely view from the island, and dont get caught out by high tide, or you will have to wait until...More

Thank TheBlueAndGold
Reviewed May 28, 2018

Enjoy the walk to the Grand and petit be. We did not visit the fort. Watch for the tides to avoid getting stranded. Beautiful place to pay your respects to Chateaubriant

Thank claude_monnier
Reviewed May 26, 2018

It is interesting watching how the shape of the bay changes as the tide is shifting from high tide to low tide, or vice versa.

Thank Torger B
Reviewed February 11, 2018 via mobile

The walk up to Le Grand Be is beautiful, the walls are interesting and the views are amazing! You can only get to Le Grand Be if the tide is low, by the time we got across the waves we’re getting worse so unfortunately we...More

Thank 19pops92
Reviewed December 31, 2017

it has a grand promenade thatyou can walk with ots of restaurants along the way and beautiful views,

Thank drudol
Reviewed September 5, 2017

A walk along the causeway at low tide, and then onward towards Petit Be, is an essential part of the stay, but the satisfaction is in the doing, not the destination.

Thank Neil W
Reviewed August 20, 2017

Although there is not much on the Grand Bé, it is still worth a visit if you are nearby. Standing on the Grand Bé gives the opportunity to see the city walls and out to sea from a different angle. Somewhere on the island, there...More

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