Photographer's Note

Combrit, Kombrid in Breton, is a joint department of Finistere in Brittany in France.

The town has a marina, Sainte-Marine, located at the mouth of the Odet, on the opposite bank that houses the port Bénodet.
This town is home to Neolithic remains and Gallo-Roman.

It is an ancient parish, probably older born in the sixth century, which were seconded the current common-Tudy Island and the former suburb of Lambour, attached to the town of Pont l'Abbe. In the Middle Ages, this parish is almost entirely included in the barony of Pont l'Abbe.

Combrit is known for acts related to the Revolt of the Red Caps in 1675. The church was then dethroned and never regained his tower a century later, thanks to Jean-François Euzenou of Kersalaun, a leader of the resistance of the parliament of Britain under the Attorney General's Chalotais against King Louis XV . It was hypothesized that the Breton language pronunciation of the name of the architect of this tower, Bigot, to be the origin of the word bigouden.

The painter Lucien Simon (1861 - 1945) to acquit a former semaphore of the Navy and set up his studio where he worked for many years, spreading from there to observe and depict the realities and the coastal village of his time. Marzin Alfred (1880-1943) also painted extensively in the region.

Thézac of Jacques (1862 - 1936) yachtsman, anthropologist, photographer and philanthropist French, founder of the Work of Shelters of Marine, he was at his initiative of Santa Marina.

Opposite, on the other bank of the Odet, The coast at Bénodet .

Theme : Séjour à l'Île-Tudy

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