10 hiking ideas in Morbihan
Between its preserved coastline with varied landscapes and the architectural treasures that its land contains, Morbihan is an ideal destination for lovers of hiking and outdoor walks . From the relaxing family walk to the loop for good walkers, discover the most beautiful routes to walk during your stay at Camping Pen Palud.
5 OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL HIKES BETWEEN PLOEMEUR AND LORIENT
- Ploemeur-Guidel on the land side: of medium difficulty, this hike of nearly 17 km is however aimed at walking enthusiasts more than families walking. Allow 5 hours to connect Ploemeur and Guidel via the pond of Lannénec and stopping to visit the pretty chapel Saint-Matthieu.
- The three chapels of Ploemeur: this rather difficult hike of more than 21 km brings you to discover the small religious heritage of the town. Count more than 6 hours of walking, rewarded by exceptional landscapes along the coast, facing the island of Groix.
- La Keryadine in Lorient: ideal for a family hike or for beginner walkers, this 9 km route allows you to discover the surroundings of Lorient. The loop begins and ends in the parking lot of the presbytery of Sainte-Thérèse church, where you can park your vehicle.
- Loop of Kaolins in Ploemeur: this small loop between seaside and Breton countryside is easy to do with the family. Lasting about 2h15, it passes by the chapels of Saint-Léonard and Saint-Jude and along the artificial gravel beach of Kaolins, naturist bathing site.
- Loch trail in Guidel: this hike of nearly 3 hours of walking for about 10 km can be very family-friendly. The route goes around the Loch Reserve, a marshy area that was an inlet before being turned into a polder. Bird observatories punctuate your route.
5 UNMISSABLE HIKES IN MORBIHAN
- The banks of the Blavet: from Guerlédan to Hennebont, the towpath along the Blavet River is an ideal place for walking and hiking to discover the cultural and architectural heritage of the cities of Pontivy and Hennebont while enjoying a relaxing nature and a rich biodiversity.
- The tour of the Gulf: 180 km of marked trails allow you to go around the Gulf of Morbihan, a bay ranked among the most beautiful in the world. A walking route to do over two weeks, or sections to choose for a beautiful family hike between two of the 16 stages of the GR 34.
- The country of King Morvan: the GR 38 connects Douarnenez to Redon via the southern slope of the Black Mountains. Along these 40 km of hiking trails, a rich heritage is to be discovered: mansions and castles, chapels and granite churches, in a green natural setting.
- From Gourin to Guisciff: 19 km of greenway separate the two destinations, built on the route of an old railway. Greenway No. 7 can be explored on foot or by bike. It connects the former stations of Gourin and Guiscriff. In Guiscriff, the site now houses a museum, a cafeteria and a relaxation area.
- The tour of Belle-Île-en-Mer: the GR 340 trails allow you to make the complete tour of the island, over 95 km. An adventure to be done in 4 days, or simply sections to discover for a few hours. The route passes through the small ports of the island, the citadel, and the rugged wild coast.