Surroundings of the Hotel Les Arcades Roscoff - Morlaix Bay
Admire the ocean…. Ile de Batz
Sitting on the rocks facing the sea and the Ile de Batz, the hotel-restaurant Les Arcades is ideally situated in a town centre overlooking the sea !
Here are some wonderful places for you to discover :
Beautiful walks on the way to discover Roscoff's heritage full of treasures
Mary Stuart's house
Situated only a few meters away from the hotel, this house was where Mary Stuart as a 6 year old girl came to Roscoff from Scotland to marry the future King of France Francis 2nd.
The Old Port and The Shipowners' Dwellings dating back to the period between the 15th and 17th Century
While you're out and about, take a look and admire the architecture of the dwellings built for the rich shipowners and traders in Roscoff, which had a view on the Old Port, where merchantmen and warships were sheltered depending on the period.
The Church Notre Dame de Croas-Batz, dating back to the 16th Century
Some of our rooms have a lovely view on this church which is only 20 meters away from the hotel. it has been built in the Gothic style and has recently been restored. More information and guided tours can be found at the Tourist Board.
The little Tourist Train
The departure point for a guided tour where Roscoff will unveil it's hidden treasures. It's only a 2 minute walk away from the hotel, just opposite the Nautical Activity Center.
Commented tours are available in French & English.
06 98 82 72 65 ou 06 66 81 99 74
Discover the amazing profession of géomonier : someone who picks up algae then transforms it. Free visits at the artisanal factory during the summer season.
02 98 61 14 14
The "Centre de Découverte des Algues"
Lots of activities to do with algae, most of which are free are available for all, including projections, outings and even exchanges with scientists.
02 98 69 77 05
La Criée de Roscoff :
Go behind the scenes and discover how the Roscoff Fish Auction is run, which is now possible thanks to a room specially set up to welcome visitors and understand the work accomplished by the Fish industry
02 98 62 39 26 ou 02 98 62 39 50
La Maison des Johnnies
This is a museum recounting the incredible saga of the "Johnnies", these traders from Roscoff who sailed to the Bristish coast to sell their now famous onions, which were plaited and transported on bicycles.
02 98 61 25 48 ou 06 40 15 87 53
Le Jardin Exotique de Roscoff: Roscoff's exotic garden
Here you will find more than 3000 species of subtropical plants which thrive under the regions' micro-climate and will seduce you by their diversity and colourful flowers. The garden has a stunning view on the bay of Morlaix.
02 98 61 29 19 ou 06 65 78 99 43
Bike hire, contact Marco Vélos
He has a stall on the market in Roscoff every Wednesday morning
06 25 42 48 26
Bike/ Electric bike and car hire : Easy roll
Situated on the port beside the ferries, you can hire
your equipment directly on their web site : www.easy-roll.fr
06 24 64 08 19 / 02 56 45 67 71