Paimpol

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An attractive tourist destination with cobbled streets full of restaurants and bars. An interesting place to visit with much rich history. Two basins behind gated locks.




"Paimpol (Breton: Pempoull) is a commune in the Côtes-d'Armor department in Brittany in northwest France.

It is a tourist destination, especially during the summer months when people are attracted by its port and beaches." Wikipedia









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Paimpol Marina
1 . Paimpol Marina

Two basins with pontoons behind a tidal lock: the second basin holds smaller vessels. Several restaurants found on Quai Morand at the far end of the marina. Supermarket and laundrette in town.

Lezardrieux Marina
2 . Lezardrieux Marina

A busy marina up the Trieux river with three tidal pontoons and four pontoons behind a tidal sill retaining 2m depth. The centre of the river has a visitor pontoon and several visitor buoys. A supe...

Port Clos Harbour
3 . Port Clos Harbour

A natural drying harbour on the southern side of the island. A number of restaurants are a short walk north into the pretty village.

Le Kerpont
4 . Le Kerpont

A shallow area west of Brehat Island east of Biniguet Island which dries towards each bank but remains flooded in the centre.

La Chambre
5 . La Chambre

A popular partly drying anchorage in-between a rocky coastline towards the south-eastern coast of Brehat island near Logodec islet.

Le Bourg Buoys
6 . Le Bourg Buoys

A small number of drying buoys between two semi submerged rocks to the east of the village.

Port de la Corderie
7 . Port de la Corderie

A natural drying harbour with a strong tidal flood towards the north of Brehat island.

Pontrieux Quay
8 . Pontrieux Quay

An inland quayside along the eastern bank of the tidal river Trieux some 20km from the coast past Lezardrieux marina. Access up the river is height restricted by some bridges. Supermarket and resta...

Marina Treguier
9 . Marina Treguier

A marina with five pontoons on the tidal river Jaudy some 15km from the coast. A short walk north-west to a small collection of restaurants, leading to a further walk west into the main Cathedral s...

Port Blanc Bay
10 . Port Blanc Bay

A collection of buoys in a protected sandy natural harbour set back from the rocky coast. Anchorage also popular further inland in a drying bay. Very few facilities in the village: one pancake hous...

Marina Saint-Quay-Portrieux
11 . Marina Saint-Quay-Portrieux

A large marina in a sold harbour a good 10min walk from the town around the old drying harbour full of smaller local boats. A couple of restaurants found on route.

Quai Jean Bart
12 . Quai Jean Bart

A busy marina behind a low-water gate accessed through a drying harbour for local boats. The quay surrounds hosts several restaurants and a supermarket is close by on foot.

Perros Guirec Marina
13 . Perros Guirec Marina

A large marina with 8 pontoons behind a tidal sill close to a supermarket and a series of restaurants along the harbour side. Popular drying anchorage outside the marina.

Plomanach Harbour
14 . Plomanach Harbour

A natural drying harbour behind a shallow tidal sill with some visitor buoys in the first row. Take a short walk north-east into town to discover a pancake house and a couple of restaurants near th...

Moines Island
15 . Moines Island

A collection of small island that are a protected bird sanctuary. Anchorage only permitted south and between Moines and Bono island.

Leguer River
16 . Leguer River

The tidal river winds its' way up to Lannion and is a sandy anchorage about a kilometre inland with several boats tucked in behind the first silted corner. Few facilities, but one pancake house jus...

Port de Saint Brieuc le Legue
17 . Port de Saint Brieuc le Legue

A canal like setting behind a lock offering good shelter and access to the local town La Legue and a good walk into Saint Brieuc. Accessed from the large sandy drying nature reserve on the coast.

Locquemeau Harbour
18 . Locquemeau Harbour

The zig-zag approach between the rocks, quay and breakwater leads to a drying harbour with a rocky bottom and so most boats moor 200m to the east on the sandy beach. A couple of restaurants near th...

Trebeurden Marina
19 . Trebeurden Marina

A large tidal marina with six long pontoons behind a sill and sturdy breakwater. A couple of mooring fields outside the marina. Several restaurants nearby and a 15min walk to the nearest supermarke...

Dahouet Moorings
20 . Dahouet Moorings

A busy drying harbour for local boats and fishing vessel.

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Lezardrieux
1 . Lezardrieux
(Bretagne )

The village is found on the entrance of the river Trieux with a marina, moorings and a variety of small shops.

Port Clos
2 . Port Clos
(Brehat Island )

A small port on the southern side of Brehat island.

Treguier
3 . Treguier
(Bretagne )

A very pretty old town found up a long channel with a marina and small supermarket.

Saint-Quay-Portrieux
4 . Saint-Quay-Portrieux
(Bretagne )

An east facing town on the channel with a large drying sandy beach-bay home to local boats, and a larger marina behind substantial harbour walls.

Binic
5 . Binic
(Bretagne )

A marina is found behind a gated base with an an approach allegedly clogged with sea lettuce.

Perros-Guirec
6 . Perros-Guirec
(Bretagne )

A classy seaside resort with fabulous beaches and water sports overlooking the islet of Tome and home to a wet basin.

Lannion
7 . Lannion
(Bretagne )

The large town of Lannion is found a couple of kilometres down the winding river Legeur which offers some anchorage.

Ploumanach
8 . Ploumanach
(Bretagne )

Th town is on a northern outcrop of Brittany and was proud to win an award of the most liked village by France. It is surrounded by pink granite and sands. It hosts a natural lagoon harbour.

Saint-Brieuc
9 . Saint-Brieuc
(Bretagne )

The town built on the river Gouet was named after a Welsh Monk is home to a marina found a short distance up the river mouth behind a lock and wing bridge.

Trebeurden
10 . Trebeurden
(Bretagne )

Trebeurden has a long sandy beach behind the Miliau islet which also provides shelter for the marina.

Dahouet
11 . Dahouet
(Bretagne )

A small town near Pleneuf-Val-Andre is home to a moderately sized marina that can only be accessed either side of high-water.

Tregastel
12 . Tregastel
(Bretagne )

A small town on the northern coast of Brittany with a beach to the eat and a natural shallow harbour to the west.

Saint-Cast-le-Guildo
13 . Saint-Cast-le-Guildo
(Bretagne )

The long curved sandy beach of Cast-le-Guildo is a port city and nautical centre. Home to a large marina behind a sturdy breakwater. Many yachts are found anchored outside of the marina.

Morlaix
14 . Morlaix
(Bretagne )

The historic winding town of Morlaix is found up a tidal river that dries out at low tide where a marina is hidden behind a tidal gate.

Roscoff
15 . Roscoff
(Bretagne )

Roscoff (also known as Rosko) is a beautiful small town in Brittany overlooks the small island of Batz and is home to a deep water port which is now home to a ferry to Cork, Rosslare and Portsmouth...

Saint-Malo
16 . Saint-Malo
(Bretagne )

An historic French port and walled city famous for piracy and wealth from overseas adventures. Now a ferry to England and Channel Islands. Home to a gated basin, a large marina, and a beach with se...

Saint Aubin
17 . Saint Aubin
(Isle of Jersey - United Kingdom )

A picturesque village on the southern side of Jersey and home to a drying harbour.

Saint Helier
18 . Saint Helier
(Isle of Jersey - United Kingdom )

The main town on the island of Jersey is home to a several marinas and a host of historical landmarks for exploring on foot.

Port Saint-Hubert
19 . Port Saint-Hubert
(Bretagne )

Heading down the river Rance from Saint Malo behind the swing bridge are a couple of gated marinas.

Saint Peter Port
20 . Saint Peter Port
(Guernsey Island - United Kingdom )

A small town comprising of steep narrow streets and steps on the Island of Guernsey in the Channel overlooking the smaller Herm island.

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