View the sublime coastline, islands, and ocean at Pointe du Grouin, and you will realize why this is a tremendously popular place for 19th and 20th century artists to work. You’ll be able to see the island just offshore, but it’s an off-limits bird preserve. If you’re lucky, you may catch a glimpse of dolphins swimming around the peninsula. At low tide, you can venture down to the grotto below the headland, but beware of high tide. The seaside path leads to small ports tucked into coves. Beyond the Herpin Lighthouse, a coastal path leads past rocks to several sandy bays and to L’Anse du Verger, a plain 19th century chapel with colorful marine-colored stained glass inside. Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Cancale trip simple and quick.
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  • October 4, 2017
    If you are travelling in the region of St Malo / Mont St Michel, you shouldn’t miss this place. Unique view on the sea, impressive cliffs and surroundings. Avoid busy times as parking availability is ...  more »
  • October 4, 2017
    Take the sea air and take full eyes at the end of the end.. .contempler flora, see dolphins (maybe...), the horizon of sight.. .and the Sun as a bonus...
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  • October 3, 2017
    the most visited corner of Brittany, the or takes place every 4 years the start of the route du rhum with forms one of the sea. Possibility stay on-site, hotel restaurant breathtaking sea view.
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  • August 6, 2017
    Beautiful spot with lots of nice walks and great views across to Mont St Michel. Kids enjoyed it but a few bits of the path didn't have fencing next to a sheer drop so parents need to be aware
  • August 29, 2017
    Excellent place to have a morning walk, some nice coffee shops near by, great view to the ocean
  • September 26, 2017
    We bought lunch at Cancale and seated on the rocks for the most fantastic experience.
  • May 16, 2017
    Lovely place but very crowded
  • October 3, 2016
    Extremely scenic place with wonderful views, either towards Normandie but also the sea offers plentiful shades of blue. A must for someone travelling along the northern coast - but pretty touristic.

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