Plage du Petit Minou, Plouzane

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#6 of 13 in Beaches in Finistere
The Phare du Petit Minou is a lighthouse in the roadstead of Brest, standing in front of the Fort du Petit Minou, in the commune of Plouzané. By aligning it with the phare du Portzic, it shows the safe route to follow for ships to enter the roadstead. It also has a red signal that indicates a dangerous sector around the plateau of les Fillettes (literally the girls), one of the submerged rocks in the goulet of Brest — sailors remember this by using the mnemonic "the Minou blushes when he covers les Fillettes".
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  • Very nice beach, but be careful schedules of the tides, beach with kids
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  • A few kilometres from Brest, on the road of Conquet, head of the little Kitty. You can reach the beach of Petit Minou, deemed in the surfing world. Follow the path on the left of the beach on a few hundred meters, you can then access the Petit Minou lighthouse. Inside, several remnants of the German occupation but also the buildings past steps taken to protect the lighthouse of the many storms.
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  • Very nice beach but with its peculiarities:-pay attention to tide times, we can extend his towel at the low tide and until mid tide, after there are only the top of narrow Beach and with Pebble. -The sand is rarely dry and the presence of a river keeps the sand moist. - speaking of sand, depending on the currents and the years, it may be more or less present--many water holes along the cliffs which can be used as a small pool for the children. -A family beach but frequented by lovers of skiing, promiscuity can be put in the water. But what framework with its cliffs, its lighthouse, the view of Camaret, insured relaxation...
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