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The beach overlooking Douarnenez

No other view better than the one from plage du Ris. I actually treasure this beach, although the... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2017
Douarnenez, France
Surf spot of last resort

When it is to big and scary everywhere, come here on rising tide and stay throughout the hi tide... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2015
Piotr S
Gdansk, Poland
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  • Terrible5%
25 Jul 2018
“Hmmmm stunning views but to much seaweed and stones for me.”
6 Dec 2017
“The beach overlooking Douarnenez”
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Reviewed 25 July 2018

I was amazed that I was able to park right next to this beach and for FREE. But again something I learned in the first three days is that French people don't go to the beach early like us Brits. We pile down first thing...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Steve T
Reviewed 7 December 2017

No other view better than the one from plage du Ris. I actually treasure this beach, although the algues make the swimming difficult...

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank tonel477
Reviewed 26 August 2015

When it is to big and scary everywhere, come here on rising tide and stay throughout the hi tide. It is allwayc calm here, waves are gentle and views are amazing.

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank Piotr S
Reviewed 2 August 2014

The wind and waves were great but the ankle deep spongy seaweed were quite off putting! As with many of the beaches there was a coastguard and a health centre close by which was a positive.

Date of experience: July 2014
1  Thank bruneljames
Reviewed 12 April 2013

Parking opposite, clean sands and a pretty bay not far from the centre of Douarenez. Suspect it will be very popular in summer, but in April it was blissfully quiet.

Date of experience: April 2013
1  Thank Frenchholiday01
Reviewed 1 November 2012

The spacious plage of the Riz, the white sand, you can surf certain days, when the tide goes down you can go shell hunting for clams, fish sol while walking along the beach, your children are safe, is great.

Date of experience: September 2012
2  Thank Kurvois
Reviewed 24 August 2012

Best time is in the mornings when the tide is out. You will have the beach to yourself with great views across to Douarnenez on a good day.

Date of experience: August 2012
2  Thank JasonVTeddington
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