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Peninsula of Kermorvan a little bit of Ireland in Brittany

Peninsula of Kermorvan a little bit of Ireland in Brittany

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The peninsula of Kermorvan in Brittany one evening of storm
Snowstorm in Garde Guerin one of the most beautiful village of france

Peninsula of Kermorvan a little bit of Ireland in Brittany

Ideal for photography enthusiasts or eager to discover the natural. Remarkable points of view both on the Conquet and on the Blancs Sablons. A little bit of Ireland in Brittany … With its lighthouse and fort of ilette, the walk is divided between nature and heritage.

Fortified peninsula of Kermorvan, in Breton, “Ker” means place, and “morvan”: the man of the sea, is one of the main jewels of the Pays d’Iroise. Known for being one of the wildest seas in Europe, the Iroise Sea is regularly animated by strong currents, numerous reefs and reefs that make navigation difficult. But it is also considered one of the most abundant in biodiversity.

It is a walk on a steep path winding over a wild coast, an isolated islet surmounted by a 19th century fort, an emblematic lighthouse relegated to the end of a rocky point and an unobstructed view of an active port Which sinks into a magnificent aber. Property of the Conservatoire du Littoral, the point is fully classified Natura 2000 (European protection network for sites with a high heritage value due to the fauna and flora they present).

Later, you can discover the lighthouse of Kermorvan built in 1849. Lighthouse which was built the more west of mainland France. Put into service in 1849 and with a total height of 20.35 m, it gives the direction of the Channel of the Four when it is aligned with the lighthouse of St-Mathieu and that of the channel of the Helle if it is aligned With the fire of Lochrist. Remote controlled from Ouessant, its white brilliance every 5 seconds carries up to 22 miles, that is more than 40 km.

The point of Kermorvan which reveals a superb panorama on the sea of Iroise. In front of the point, by strong coefficient of tide, a violent current (up to 5 knots) contrasted the progress of the fishing boats that enter (or leave) the port of Conquet!

A wonderful walk, in the wind and spray, then suddenly, this incredible luminosity that is only found in Finistère. The waves which fall upon the rocks.

Point of view of the peninsula of Kermorvan the end of europe

Point of view of the peninsula of Kermorvan the end of europe

The peninsula of Kermorvan in Brittany one evening of storm
Snowstorm in Garde Guerin one of the most beautiful village of france
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