Tourism

BENODET…

Located at the mouth of the Odet, Benodet is a particularly popular seaside resort on the border of Bigouden and Country Fouesnantais.

However the beach was still in the “must” in Benodet.

photo de la palge princiaple de Benodet

At the heart of the resort, the large Trez beach that almost downtown, extends its 800 meters of fine sand facing south and offers multiple activities: Rental of sail boats, dinghies, catamarans, Beach club, Supervised bathing from 01/07 to 31/08, Tiralo floating wheelchair available from the lifeguards in season.

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Bénodet les 28 et 29 aout 2010 illustrations touristiques été

Near the Orientation Table, the St Gilles beach, bordered by rocks is a delight for children who will discover the delights of fishing for shellfish, shrimp and crabs.

Plage Saint Gilles

Letty Beach, this preserved natural lagoon is always an exceptional sight.

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POINTE DU RAZ…

At the end of the Cap Sizun, Pointe du Raz is one of those places where land grand book the ocean his last fight.

As if Breton granite, stubborn, refused to let the sea in peace, he plunged into force in its field and tore the edges of its rough edges. He never acknowledged his suzerainty. He contrasts his furies its formidable mass. It claw and scrape when she finally calm, its multiple peaks and rocks which extend.

But i think that the beautifulest part of Pointe du Raz is… the Pointe du Van, more wild…

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LOCRONAN…

Small town character, Locronan is all dressed stone. Houses the beautiful granite apparatus witnessing its wealth of yesteryear are today setting for many films, but also to many artisans.

The church, built from 1420 to 1480, takes the same tunes cathedral because of its imposing square tower. Chapel Pénity (XV-XVI), which is adjoining keeps lying St. Ronan.

Locronan

QUIMPER…

Historic capital of Cornwall,Quimper is a beautiful medieval town which stands at the confluence of the Steir and Odet.

With a stunning cathedral, it is famous for its pottery for the past three hundred years.

The old quarters of Quimper, with its cobbled streets, immediately evoke the medieval period.

Beautiful half-timbered houses and overhanging line the main streets and squares.

Take Guéodet Street, where the house stands out of the Caryatids (XVIe) and street Kéréon that offers a great perpective on the Saint-Corentin cathedral.

Beautifully carved and displaying an undeniable Gothic, built between the thirteenth century, with the consecration of the choir in 1287, in XIXe with the construction of two arrows (1854-1856) crowning the towers XVe.

PONT-AVEN

The bottom of a gentle river bathed in light, Pont-Aven seduced Gauguin and his friends. The city, also famous for its famous cakes, always knows the popularity of artists.

Pont-Aven, a city renowned mills fourteen, fifteen houses.

From the Middle Ages, Pont-Aven knows a certain notoriety and prosperity through the implementation of numerous mills along the Aven and its rocky chaos.

Beautiful granite houses then stood in the center of town docks are constructed, promoting exchanges on the port.

The site, gorgeous, is discovered in the 1860s by American painters who settled there, staying at the Hotel des Voyageurs Julia Guillou.

 

LES GLENAN…

Glénans is a famous sailing school, founded in 1947 by Helen and Philip Viannay, French resistance around the Glénan archipelago in southern Brittany.

It is the largest sailing school in Europe: each year, about 14 000 students and 860 instructors (including 800 volunteers) involved more than 100 000 days of sail, under the supervision of 70 permanent employees (and more than 30 additional employees in season).

Since its inception, the school has trained more than 360,000 students.

The school offers courses in all areas of sailing: dinghy, catamaran, windsurfing, especially cruising, inshore and offshore, which is three-quarters of the activity.

LA FORÊT-FOUESNANT…

Port-la-Forêt is the marina of Fouesnant, one of the largest in Britain, hosted by Kerleven beach and the Cap Coz.

Fouesnant is a seaside resort in the south of the department of Finistère, on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean, and more specifically the “Baie de la Forêt”, between Cap Coz (which is part of the neighboring town of Fouesnant ) and Concarneau, into which the estuary Fouesnant.

CONCARNEAU…

Great resort and port city, Concarneau and its remarkable walled town is one of the most beautiful jewels of Cornwall.

This is the nineteenth century that is fortified Concarneau, becoming the fourth strong Britain.

The walls were rebuilt in the fifteenth and the city became royal place after the marriage of Anne of Brittany to the king of France.

Vauban bring significant changes to fortifications overlooking the walled town it always presents the appearance today, apart from the belfry, which was built in the early twentieth century.

 

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