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Ploumanac'h LIghthouse, Ploumanac'h

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The Ploumanac'h lighthouse is an active lighthouse in Côtes-d'Armor, France, located in Perros-Guirec. The lighthouse is closed to the public.The structure is composed of pink granite, and marks the entrance to the channel leading to the port of Ploumanac'h.HistoryThe first Ploumanac'h lighthouse dates from 1860. This was destroyed in 1944, and replaced by the current lighthouse in 1946. The present-day version was planned by architect Henry Auffret, and built by Martin et frère (a local construction company).The lighthouse offers a direct view of Château de Costaérès, l'île Renote and Jentilez.EtymologyThe lighthouse gets its common name from the nearby town of Ploumanac’h, meaning “church of the monks” in Breton. The official name of “Mean Ruz” comes from the Breton cacographic phrase Men Ruz, meaning “red stone”.
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  • Through the trail of customs, this is place is a must-see, and intensifies the beauty of the landscape.
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  • A must see if you're in the region, the colors are magnificent! Very windy so be prepared and if with baby/toddler best way to visit is with hiking backpack, strollers limit the areas to visit and som...  more »
  • family visit route of the trail of customs the view is incredible there hard to s, imagine that nature has done things like ride cut short by cold but some we can we revisit this site
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