If you’re heading to Brittany for your hols and you’ve rented a luxury villa in Brittany, especially in the Finistère area, then maybe a round or two of golf is on the agenda? We’ve selected our pick of five golf courses in Finistère that are sure to keep keen golfers happy.
Brest Iroise golf course in Saint Urbain Landernau
This golf course in Finistère is set in a lovely spot of nature just down the road from Brest. If you like Scottish golf courses, then you’ll love it here – it’s quite simply one of the most beautiful courses in France. There are three courses to choose from, featuring 18, 9 or 3 holes, making it perfect for all abilities, from novice to expert. It’s not just the setting that’s great, it also has a terrace with amazing panoramic views.
Cornouaille Golf Club in La Foret-Fouesnant
One of the best features of this course is the club house, set in an 18th century manor house. It’s one of the best golf courses in Finistère, and is a lovely place with fantastic views over Concarneau Bay and lots of wooded, sloping fairways. This 18-hole course provides everything you could need, including golf carts, caddy hire and practice bunkers. Its white, yellow, blue and red slopes have ratings of 129, 126, 126 and 121 respectively.
Odet golf course in Bénodet
The next of our Brittany golf courses is found just outside Bénodet. Enjoy peace and quiet among fairways and ponds over a wooded area of 130 hectares. They have a practice drive, a putting green, and playgrounds, and there’s a restaurant just opposite the golf course which serves good food made from local produce. You can easily spend a whole day here in this scenic setting.
Kerbernez golf course in Plomelin
Straightforward yet technical, this Finistère golf course is a beautiful place to while away the time. It’s set in 100 hectares of blossoming woodland on the banks of the Odet river, and there’s a restaurant inside the 19th century Breton manor house. This golf course in Plomelin is perfect for both beginners and experts.
L’Orangerie golf club in Quimper
We round up our pick of the best golf courses in Finistère with L’Orangerie in Quimper. It may only be small, but don’t be fooled into thinking that it’s easy. It’s a fun course yet it requires technique, and all types of shot can be played. With three par 4s and six par 3s, this course will keep you on your toes. Set amid the trees in the grounds of Lanniron castle, it requires a shrewd eye and a swift stroke.