The peninsula of Kermorvan in Brittany one evening of storm

The peninsula of Kermorvan in Brittany one evening of storm

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Peninsula of Kermorvan a little bit of Ireland in Brittany

The peninsula of Kermorvan in Brittany one evening of storm

On a windy day, I wanted to go surfing at the Blanc Sablon, about twenty kilometers from Brest, in Brittany, but the waves were impracticable. So I went right next door, taking photographs and filming the storm to the Peninsula of Kermorvan, zone classified by the Conservatory of the littoral since 1978.

I went to discover it, following the rocks which border the estuary of “Le Conquet” to get as close as possible to this piece of land which advances on the sea. Then I followed the coastal path which offered me a point of Overlooking the small port, the pretty city of Le Conquet and its old houses.

Along the sea towards the Kermorvan lighthouse, there is the Kermorvan “lighthouse”, a source that was used to supply the passengers and was converted into a “swimming pool” by the Germans during the war, Running water and swimming.

Continuing the trail, you will arrive near the “Ilette”, where a fort is erected at the end of the 17th century on plans Vauban. It is in the line of the fortifications erected on all the French coast in the middle of the XIXe century. It is a crenelated guardhouse, designed to defend the passage to the roadstead of Brest and to prevent any landing in the cove of Blancs Sablons. Colonial disputes with England had in fact led King Louis-Philippe to defend the entire area as a priority. Access by rocks is possible at low tide.

I went down a path to get a little above the sea level. Protected by rocks, I was able to take photographs and movies of the currents which meets, between the island of L’Ilette and the peninsula of Kermorvan. It was impressive, especially with the night falling.

The wild side. A walk around the peninsula makes you discover the essence of Brittany … The plants, rocks, ruins … And a wild sea emerald color.

Peninsula of Kermorvan a little bit of Ireland in Brittany

Peninsula of Kermorvan a little bit of Ireland in Brittany

Peninsula of Kermorvan a little bit of Ireland in Brittany
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