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Baie des Trepasses, Plogoff

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Baie des Trépassés, or the Bay of the Dead, is a bay on Cap Sizun on the west coast of Finistère, in Brittany, France. The bay is located between Pointe du Raz and Pointe du Van, on the territory of the commune of Plogoff.The bay has a wide sandy beach, and is a popular surfing location.The name appears to be derived from a misinterpretation of the Breton avon, meaning "river", for anaon, meaning "the dead". There are legends that dead druids were ferried from here to be buried on the island of Sein.
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  • We went here on one of the sunny days at the end of August. Free parking - spaces quickly filled up after lunchtime. Gorgeous sandy beach with lots of large pebbles as you walk on which are great for ...  more »
  • sea, surf and sun ... and wind too ... nice starting point for nice walks to pointe du raz or cap du van  more »
  • This was, probably, the most beautiful sunset i've seen in Bretagne. And please, do not ask me about what I didn't like about this place, because i do not have anything. Even although I punctured a ty...  more »