Réserve du Cap Sizun

Bretagne  >  France

Beautiful bird sanctuary in the far west of Brittany with beautiful cliffs and many nice bird species, such as Northern Fulmar and Red-billed Chough.

Added* by Clemens Heijmen
Most recent update 28 March 2020


The Cap Sizun Reserve covers a coastal strip of jagged, granite cliffs which are up to 70 metres high. Among the ocean-going sea birds which visit the reserve are Kittiwake and Common Guillemot. Coastal species include European Shag, Lesser Black-backed Gull and Great Black-backed Gull. The heathland, coastal grassland and cliffs are the all year round home of other birds including Common Raven, Red-billed Chough and Peregrine Falcon,

It is very easy here to get close to breeding Northern Fulmar, Common Guillemot and Kittiwake without disturbing them.



9 km. ten noordwesten van Audierne. Volg de borden naar Réserve Naturelle de Goulien en parkeer op de parkeerplaats en ga vanaf daar te voet verder.

Terrain and Habitat

Sea , Grassland , Moors/heathland


Hilly , Rocky , Open landscape

Circular trail


Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season


Best time to visit

Spring migration , Spring , Autumn , Autumn migration


Unpaved road , Wide path , Narrow trail

Difficulty walking trail

Average walk

Accessible by


Birdwatching hide / platform


Extra info

There are many paths to take a longer walk.


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