Hiking in Finistère on the GR34
The GR34: the most maritime of the long-distance hiking trails
With a distance of 2000km, the GR34 runs along the entire Breton coastline, from Mont-Saint-Michel in the Manche to Saint-Nazaire in the Loire-Atlantique.
Also known as the "sentier des douaniers", this route is full of history, salt and sea spray. Voted "France's favourite GR in 2018", it allows you to discover the flora, fauna, history and traditions of Brittany and offers breathtaking views of the sea.
The pleasure of hiking in Finistère
Finistère offers almost 5300km of marked footpaths. Whether you are a seasoned hiker or a simple walker, you will be amazed!
Take advantage of a beautiful walk in Finistère to discover a multifaceted Brittany, with unique and unusual landscapes between dune areas, rocky points and wild coasts.
Your hotel in Brest on the GR34
Are you planning a hike on the GR34? The Best Western Plus Europe Hotel Brest will be the perfect accommodation to give you peace and quiet. Our Best Western hotel in Brest invites you to stay in one of its 79 rooms and suites. With sober and pure colours, they offer all the comfort for a pleasant stay in Brest.
The GR34 and its variants in Finistère
The GR34 runs along the Finistère coast for over 850km. Several sections pass through the town of Brest. This is an opportunity to discover the Saint-Mathieu lighthouse in Plougonvelin, the Petit Minou lighthouse in Locmaria-Plouzané, the Brest Narrows, the Crozon peninsula and many others!
This mythical itinerary offers variants in the Finisterian countryside:
- GR38: this 110km route crosses the Montagnes Noires from Douarnenez to Motreff
- GR37: a trail from the Bay of Douarnenez to Carhaix via the Monts d'Arrée
- GR380: this route allows you to walk around the Monts d'Arrée