France - Brittany self guided tour GR34 from Saint Malo to Saint Brieuc.

France - Brittany self guided tour GR34 from Saint Malo to Saint Brieuc.

Self-guided walking tour around Brittany

All along the GR34 footpath encircling the whole Brittany the landscape is stunning. In this  self-guided hiking tour around Brittany you will start from Saint Malo and reach Saint Brieuc in 7 walking days. The pathways follow the dramatic Emerald Coast and the famous Frehel Cap and the outstanding pink cliffs of Erquy.These Natural sites have been on Unesco List since the 70s. Seabirds Reserve, fortified places as Fort La Latte and renown sea resorts are the backdrop of this hiking tour that will enjoy Nature lovers.

The GR34 is a trail also called the Sentier des Douaniers or Smugglers footpath following the 1800 km of coastline in Brittany.

Our expert of this coastline tour for many years can customize your trip on the section of your choice. Please send me an email if you would like a walk on the long distance trail.


Level of Hiking : Level 2 +. Each day the elevation gains can vary from 300 to 500m (ups and downs). The average walking time is 5 hours per day.

Day 1

Arrive in Saint-Malo with the TGV.
Night in a hotel in the fortified city.

Day 2

Dinard to Lancieux-21.5km - 13 miles- Descent 575m - Ascent 580m
Cross over to the elegant Dinard with the seabus and walk to Lancieux.

Day 3

Lancieux to Saint-Jacut-de-la-Mer - 20km -12.5 miles -
Descent 595m - Ascent 580m (variant trail depending on the tide schedule)

Day 4

Saint-Lormel to Saint-Cast - 18km - 11 miles -
Descent 660m - Ascent 650m - the 7 sandy beaches is the backdrop today

Day 5

Saint-Cast to Petit-Trécelin - 18km - 11 miles -
Descent 550m - Ascent 600m

Day 6

Petit-Trécelin to Sables-d'Or-les-Pins
The Cap Frehel outstanding Natural site. 70 m high cliffs.
22km - 13.50 miles -Descent 525m - Ascent 535m

Day 7

Sables-d'Or-les-Pins to Pléneuf-Val-André - 27km - 16.80 miles -
Descent 635m - Ascent 665m

Day 8

Pléneuf-Val-André to Hillion
The charming port of Dahouët and the bay of Morieux.
Short transfer to Saint-Brieuc.
18km - 11 miles - Descent 600m - Ascent 600m

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Self guided WALKING
Duration :
8 Days
From :
820 €

Included : (see details in Dates and Prices section)

2 and 3 star hotels . B&B accommodation

Luggage transfer

An English road book and a map.

English speaking assistance for your reservation



Starts in : Saint Malo (TGV)

Ends in : Saint Brieuc (TGV).

Access :  train station.



Information : click on "ask for more information"

Phone Cecile : +33 5 58 48 71 65


Customize your tour : add or remove one night or more, combine with another section of the GR34


See also :

Other walking tours in Brittany

Other walking tours in France

Other walking tours in Europe

Hiking on GR34 from Granville to Saint Malo


Erquy and its outstanding pink cliffs 

The seabirds Natural Reserve of Cap Frehel

The fortified place of Fort La Latte

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