Pleumeur-Bodou, on the Pink Granite Coast
Located in the center of the "Côte de Granit Rose" (Pink Granite Coast"), Pleumeur-Bodou is also the largest and presents different faces that are either on the Ile-Grande, Landrellec or at radome Park. Famous for its role in the development of telecommunications between 1962 and 1985, Pleumeur Bodou proudly presents the most beautiful landscapes of the Pink Granite Coast.
An ideal family holiday destination !
Last fifty years, the municipality wanted to combine tradition and modernity while preserving the traditional habitat, the wooded countryside and coastal prestigious vestiges of a distant past. After a period of intense development (construction of the radome in 1961, implementation of the Centre for Telecommunications Satellite Organization), Pleumeur Bodou beginning in the 80 opening to tourism, which is illustrated through the creation of Cosmopolis (now called "Parc du Radôme") and the development of leisure activities (water sports center, park of tree climbing, etc.)..
Pleumeur Bodou remains a destination for lovers of various disciplines: hiking and mountain biking, horseback riding, water sports, fishing, nature and bird watching, golf, science, archeology, etc.. Pleumeur Bodou satisfied lovers nature tourism, sports and culture.
Important megalithic heritage (gone-covered, menhirs, etc..) Wrapped in paganism, meeting a strong rivalry Christian will delight history buffs and archeology.
An extraordinary coastline: 16 km of coastline preserved
Pleumeur-Bodou offers wonderful seascapes, as Landrellec (or Lanrellec), and has the largest expanse of granite white, gray and pink. The wooded landscape (territory of Saint-Samson and his beautiful chapel) and wood Lann Waremme ar, make this town the best place for hiking.
The Ile-Grande stands out somewhat from the common base: although it can be reached by a narrow road that brave the foreshore, the island is distinguished by an original personality that did not fail to make tribute some of the guests she received the prestigious Charles Le Goffic or Joseph Conrad.
With its neighboring islands, it can also be seen by its coastal landscapes with intense colors. The sea, which here more than anywhere else withdraws to farther at high tide gives a prestigious appearance, almost dreamlike, with white sand beaches.
More faithful to Pleumeur, Landrellec form a tiny peninsula with wild landscapes preserved, especially with the natural site of Bringuiller trained heath rustic.
Pleumeur Bodou, a symbol of innovative Brittany
The striking silhouette of the sphere of the radôme, the antenna housing that allowed in 1962 to broadcast television images released from the United States of America, and the impressive parables of the Space Communications Center, have long represented the image of a modern Brittany.
At your arrival, you will find all the tourist and practical information necessary to the success of your stay: maps, history, legends, tours, restaurants, etc..