Pointe de la Torche, Plomeur

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Pointe de la Torche is a promontory located at the southeastern end of the Baie d'Audierne in the commune of Plomeur in the Bigouden region of Finistère, France. It is an officially recognised natural site and at the top of the promontory is a prehistoric settlement and burial site that is registered as a historic monument.GeographyPointe de la Torche is a rocky granite outcropping; one prominent boulder near the end is called le rocher du corbeau . Northwards from the promontory, the beach of the community of Tréguennec extends for several kilometres around the Baie d'Audierne to Plozevet. Southwest of the promontory is the beach of Pors-Carn, which extends as far as the village of Saint-Guénolé. The point has been an officially recognised natural site since 1965.During the current geologic era, the Quaternary, the promontory has at times been surrounded by dunes and been an island. Protective barriers have been installed to prevent its being cut off again by the sea, which would otherwise have happened. The surf and currents sometimes make the sea around it very dangerous.
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  • The sea is impressive, in this cap: Surf waves and strong currents make it sometimes very dangerous. Windswept nature is mesmerizing.
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  • In short the wind surfers and a landscape breathtaking. This is the place to visit if you go in the South finistere. There are nature and that's all. A real cure of spray and Sun.
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  • Ideal place for surfing. The place is beautiful and wild. Do not swim anywhere. Summer swimming places are defined and monitored. Beautiful sunset summer after a great meal at the Green Ray
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  • No matter the weather, regardless the time of day, c is has an intense sensory experience of being on the tip of the torch each time... Do to feel the elements break loose or just to admire the view and surfers!
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  • If you don't surf, you can make beautiful walks and enjoy the view. Beautiful beach and fairly protected environment.
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  • A magical place. Great waves for surfers and very beautiful landscapes.
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  • Very nice I recommend for the vacence
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  • All simply gorgeous be it for sport or walk
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