Plage de L'ile Vierge

Plage de L’ile Vierge
Photo: © Frédérique Voisin-Demery / CC BY
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Quite possibly the most stunning beach in Brittany, if not France, Plage de L’ile Vierge was once voted the "7th Most Beautiful beach in Europe". Set on the sheltered eastern side of Brittany's Crozon Peninsula the beach here is mostly pebbles backed by high white cliffs to which pine trees cling. The water here is a crystal clear turquoise - unfortunately it's about as cold as it looks! This secluded beach is more reminiscent of somewhere you would expect to find on the Mediteranean coast rather than a craggy spit of land in Northern France.

Despite its beauty crowds are rare at Plage de L’ile Vierge because access is easiest by boat. It is possible to get here on foot but it is a 20 minute hike including a steep scramble down to the beach. Definitely worth it as it may be, make sure you check the tide times as the beach all but vanishes at high tide.

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Plage de L'ile Vierge Weather Info

5 Day Plage de L'ile Vierge UV Index

UV Index scale

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Temperature Averages

Average Water Temp

Plage de L'ile Vierge tide times & sea state

Tue 19/11 »

Surf report for Tue 19/11
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 3ft 11s  °  ° 13mph
13:00 4ft 11s  °  ° 18mph
19:00 7ft 20s  °  ° 18mph
Tide times
Low 3:22am (7.97m)
High 9:12am (19.12m)
Low 4:06pm (7.89m)
High 10:01pm (17.95m)
Daylight
First light07:56
Sunrise08:30
Sunset17:36
Dark18:10

Wed 20/11 »

Surf report for Wed 20/11
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 11ft 18s  °  ° 15mph
13:00 10ft 17s  °  ° 23mph
19:00 10ft 16s  °  ° 19mph
Tide times
Low 4:33am (8.50m)
High 10:33am (18.54m)
Low 5:22pm (7.96m)
High 11:30pm (17.88m)
Daylight
First light07:57
Sunrise08:32
Sunset17:35
Dark18:09

Thu 21/11 »

Surf report for Thu 21/11
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 9ft 15s  °  ° 17mph
13:00 9ft 14s  °  ° 20mph
19:00 9ft 13s  °  ° 18mph
Tide times
Low 5:50am (8.31m)
High 12:02pm (18.83m)
Low 6:36pm (7.32m)
Daylight
First light07:59
Sunrise08:33
Sunset17:34
Dark18:08

Fri 22/11 »

Surf report for Fri 22/11
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 7ft 12s  °  ° 14mph
13:00 6ft 10s  °  ° 17mph
19:00 6ft 10s  °  ° 18mph
Tide times
High 12:50am (18.73m)
Low 7:01am (7.42m)
High 1:16pm (19.86m)
Low 7:41pm (6.20m)
Daylight
First light08:00
Sunrise08:34
Sunset17:33
Dark18:07

Sat 23/11 »

Surf report for Sat 23/11
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 6ft 8s  °  ° 15mph
13:00 6ft 8s  °  ° 22mph
19:00 7ft 8s  °  ° 19mph
Tide times
High 1:53am (20.05m)
Low 8:04am (6.14m)
High 2:15pm (21.13m)
Low 8:38pm (5.00m)
Daylight
First light08:01
Sunrise08:36
Sunset17:32
Dark18:07

Sun 24/11 »

Surf report for Sun 24/11
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 5ft 9s  °  ° 10mph
13:00 5ft 10s  °  ° 23mph
19:00 8ft 8s  °  ° 28mph
Tide times
High 2:45am (21.40m)
Low 8:59am (4.86m)
High 3:06pm (22.26m)
Low 9:28pm (4.00m)
Daylight
First light08:02
Sunrise08:37
Sunset17:31
Dark18:06

Today's weather

Cloudy

8 °C
(46 °F)

Gentle breeze, 13.3 km/h from SSE

Sea temperature

12.9°C / 55.3°F

Rating

Average: 5 (1 vote)

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