We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
stunning kayak trip

we took the ferry to the Glenan Islands and rented kayaks there (book in advance). We thankfully... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Pretty beaches

We took the 1pm boat trip from Benodet to the Isles of Glenan as we thought the kids (5 & 3) would... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2016
Steve S
Colerne, United Kingdom
via mobile
Read all 93 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good16%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“main island” (2 reviews)
“boat trip” (3 reviews)
Write a ReviewReviews (93)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 13 reviews

Reviewed 9 August 2017

we took the ferry to the Glenan Islands and rented kayaks there (book in advance). We thankfully had a beautiful day so we could paddle to each of the islands (all within about 45 mins distance). Swim, dive, snorkeling, sunbathe, picknick. Even though it was...More

Thank jorisjoppe
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

We took the 1pm boat trip from Benodet to the Isles of Glenan as we thought the kids (5 & 3) would get bored with a full day on the beach if we'd gone for the 11am boat. The 1pm boat probably didn't quite give...More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Get on board with your private skipper Eric. Get away from mass-tourism on big vessel and sail to the beautifull Glenan -islands on a 9.35 m sailing-ship. Spend a full day together with max of 4 people. Lunch , wine , snacks , tea or...More

3  Thank crap_36
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Before we booked our holiday to Brittany the Glenan Archipelago was one of the top places we wanted to visit and we were not disappointed. It is a brilliant day trip and a truly stunning place. The tour guides and brochures are not lying, it...More

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We took the 10am boat from Concarneau and could not return before 6pm. There is not much to do on the island apart from sunbathe and swim (you can walk around the whole island in 10mins), so make sure you go on a day when...More

1  Thank KernowDeskadger
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

The Glenan islands are an archipelago a few miles from Fouesnant, nearby Concarneau & Benodet. There are a number of boats who can take you there if you don't have your own boat. The sea is crystal clear but pretty cold. There are a couple...More

1  Thank PduFou
Reviewed 28 July 2016

it's only a one hour boat trip from the main land of France, but you think you are a different continent.

Thank Gregor B
Reviewed 13 October 2015

You need to take the boats, we did a book one trip that was included hotel, called Vedettes d'Odet, it was everything included, hotel, dinner, breakfast. I really recommend if you are planning to go to the West-north part of France.

Thank JeannieSergio
Reviewed 2 September 2015

I changed our trip date to Glenan due to weather and the company accommodated this with no problem or charge. I think good weather is important to getting the most our of the trip, we went snorkelling and spent some time on the beaches which...More

Thank Heisenberg_uk
Reviewed 31 August 2015

we started from Concarneau. Free parking is at train station (a la Gare SNCF) about 500 meters from port and 800 meters from Les Glenan ferry, where you also buy or pick up the ticket, easy walk. Otherwise you spend 1 Euro per hour if...More

1  Thank Bernd F
Nearby HotelsSee all 863 hotels in Brittany
Hotel de la Pointe de Mousterlin
217 reviews
14.10 km away
Ar Men Du
291 reviews
16.88 km away
Hotel la porte des glenan
68 reviews
17.51 km away
Hotel Des Halles
139 reviews
17.65 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Le Mervent
105 reviews
13.81 km away
La Boite a Sardines
180 reviews
15.43 km away
Le Pass Port
82 reviews
13.69 km away
Brasserie Le 2
154 reviews
15.43 km away
Nearby Attractions
Ville Close
1,635 reviews
17.77 km away
Centre Nautique et de Plein Air Lesconil
8 reviews
17.80 km away
Relais Thalasso Benodet
380 reviews
18.06 km away
Miellerie de Fouesnant
30 reviews
17.47 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Glenan Islands staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines