Plage du Petit Minou, Plouzane

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#10 of 13 in Beaches in Brittany
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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  • August 9, 2017
    a very nice beach really clean, beautiful when the Sun is present. a place that is popular with surfers from the region.
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  • June 16, 2017
    Beautiful place however according to the tide it is difficult to lay down his towel on dry sand. Depending on the swell., it can be difficult to bathe. C was the case today as the sea went down and the sand was wet and big waves with a lot of surfers. We never tire of this beautiful light and the lighthouse that offers a great ballad by the GR34
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  • May 25, 2017
    Very nice, great walk with the sunset. You can walk to the lighthouse and feel alone in the world!
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