Things to see and do - Ushant
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Ushant Travel guide
Ushant : Michelin's recommendations
The most westerly point in France! The crossing to this island, situated at the meeting point of the Channel and the Atlantic, can often be choppy, but the trip is worthwhile, because once past the rocks and strong currents visitors reach a haven of unexpected tranquillity. Even in the 4C BC the island was already called Ouxisamé, the superlative form of the Gaulish word ux (high), making it “the highest”.
Tourist attractions Ushant : Things to see and do
This coastline is part of the beautiful Côte Sauvage of the island of Ouessant. To the north of the lighthouse of Créach, the fascinating rugged landscape, treacherous coastline and jagged rocks pounded by the sea are most impressive.
The Western tip of the island finishes off in rocks and reefs scoured out by the strong swell. Off the shore, the small lighthouse of Nividic works automatically, and so does the one of Jument, situated on the south-east of the island.
The capital of the island of Ouessant is characterised by its old yet well-maintained houses with blue or green painted shutters, the traditional colours of the island. The tiny west-facing port is very picturesque. A wide sandy beach, the Plage de C..
Le Bourg F - 29242 Ile d'Ouessant
Everyone in Ouessant knows this convivial restaurant close to the Eglise de Lampaul. Hearty seafood and fresh fish are served. You are bound to become a regular during your stay!