The goat's cape

A memorable family day

Cap de la Chèvre, in Brittany’s Finistère region, is an exceptional place offering a multitude of activities for an unforgettable family day out: accrobranche, labyrinth, sea outings, hiking… With its breathtaking scenery, sandy beaches, impressive cliffs and numerous opportunities for discovery, Cap de la Chèvre is a true paradise for nature lovers and budding adventurers.

Unspoilt nature and breathtaking landscapes

Cap de la Chèvre is formed of red shale and Armorican sandstone dating from the Paleozoic era. It’s covered with heather and gorse moorland, home to a wide variety of flora and fauna. During your visit, you’ll see seabirds, wildflowers and perhaps a glimpse of dolphins.

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A place steeped in history

In addition to its natural beauty, Cap de la Chèvre is also a place steeped in history. Traces of human occupation dating back to the Neolithic period can be seen in the dolmens and menhirs scattered across the plateau. During the Second World War, the cape was the scene of aerial combat, commemorated by a war memorial near the lighthouse.

To make the most of your day at Cap de la Chèvre, we’ve put together a program that’s sure to delight the whole family.

Plage de la Palue Crozon
Photo : Jeanne Menjoulet via Flickr

Morning in Crozon and Morgat

Start your day with a visit to the charming towns of Crozon and Morgat. You have 2 choices: Stroll through the narrow streets, stroll along the seafront and relax on the sandy beach. Or for the more adventurous, visit the Morgat caves.

You can visit the Morgat caves by boat with Vedettes Sirènes, who offer 50-minute guided cruises. You can admire the caves from the sea, and even enter some of them, depending on weather and tide conditions. You’ll also discover the history and legends of this exceptional site. Departures are from the Kador quay in Morgat. Reservations can be made online or by telephone.

Photo : Jeanne Menjoulet via Flickr

Choice of lunch: picnic or restaurant

For lunch, you can choose between a picnic or a restaurant meal. If you opt for a picnic, take advantage of the picnic areas on the Conservatoire du Littoral site. Enjoy your meal while admiring the breathtaking sea views. If you prefer to dine out, you’ll have a wide choice of traditional, seafood and creperie restaurants. Here are a few suggestions:

  • Crêperie L’Escale Gourmande: a restaurant on rue de Reims in Crozon. It offers sweet and savoury crêpes, as well as galettes and ice creams.
  • Della Spiaggia: a restaurant on the Boulevard de la Plage in Morgat. It offers Italian and French specialities, using local and seasonal produce.
  • Atao aman: a crêperie on the Boulevard de la Plage in Morgat. It offers sweet and savoury crêpes, as well as galettes and ice creams.
  • L’Océanic: a restaurant located in Crozon, on the road to Camaret. It offers seafood and fish specialities, as well as pizzas and crêpes.
  • Hostellerie De La Mer: a restaurant located in Crozon, on the quai du Fret. It offers French and European cuisine, using local and seasonal produce.
Photo : Jeanne Menjoulet via Flickr

Afternoon stroll

In the afternoon, explore the Cap de la Chèvre hiking trails. You can follow the coastal path (GR 34) along the cliffs, offering spectacular views over the Bay of Douarnenez, Cap Sizun and the surrounding islands. On the way, you’ll pass the war memorial dedicated to World War II airmen and the Capucins fort.

Depending on the age and level of your children, you can adapt the length of your hike. For example, for children aged 6 to 9, you can aim for between 1h30 and 3h of effective walking, including regular breaks for rest, refreshment and admiring the scenery. Here are two examples of child-friendly tours:

Photo : Paola Breizh via Flickr

Practical tips for your visit

  • Make sure you have good walking shoes and clothes suited to the Breton climate.
  • Don’t forget your camera to capture the magnificent scenery.
  • Bring water and snacks to keep you hydrated and nourished during the hike.
  • Be respectful of the environment by collecting your garbage and following the instructions of the Conservatoire du littoral.
  • In high season, it can get crowded, so plan to arrive early to take full advantage of the site.

Cap de la Chèvre is a magical place where nature, history and activities meet. Spend a day with your family on this exceptional site, and create unforgettable memories and share moments of happiness in the heart of Brittany. Come and discover Cap de la Chèvre, an unspoilt treasure trove of Breton nature.

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