pointe Saint-Mathieu, Plougonvelin

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Overlooking the coast connecting the Bay of Brest to the Atlantic, pointe Saint-Mathieu has dramatic views and quaint buildings. Flanked by 20 m (65 ft) high cliffs and close to the edge of the cliff stands the semaphore that regulates boats on the sea. You can climb to the top of the lighthouse behind it for sensational views. The ruins from the medieval Abbaye de St-Mathieu are impressive with a museum recalling the monastery’s rich past. Close by, the 19th century fort was recently transformed into a moving cenotaph to commemorate the sailors who died at sea. Plan to visit pointe Saint-Mathieu and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Plougonvelin attractions using our Plougonvelin tour itinerary builder app .
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  • In good weather it's point of view to do absolutely! The close buildings are to visit as well as the lighthouse. Don't hesitate lose you on the road that runs along the coast! All just beautiful.
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  • This is a ballad always nice to do a couple, a family or other. This is obviously very nice weather but also during storms for the more motivated.
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  • magical place, the end of the world between modernity and spent! Magic! The ruins are moving, imagine the life of the monks in the middle of these abandoned buildings, overlooking the sea.
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  • Beautiful location, historic buildings. Fabulous views of Ushant and the surrounding coastline.
  • A dramatic situation and a lot of history here.
  • Calming ocean sounds. Lovely views.
  • Beautiful views out to sea and good restaurants.
  • Very Nice but the public toilets are the worst in whole france
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