Photographer's Note

Camaret-sur-Mer (Kameled in Breton) is a municipality in the department of Finistère in Brittany, France.
The point of that path consists of a plateau of granite rocks, will be chosen from 1692 for the construction of the tower Vauban.
Camaret, like everything else in the peninsula was inhabited since prehistoric times as evidenced by the menhirs Lagadjar. The Druids celebrated it as their annual celebration was to honor the dead, and especially perished at sea ceremony was beautifully told by the writer Francois-Rene de Chateaubriand (1768-1848) in his book The Martyrs. In the same time stood on the port site, a population of sailors. The site offered both protection and open ocean.
The large body of water that forms the handle is protected on the one hand by the Pointe du Grand Gouin, the other by the strike Trez-Ruz, and high cliffs Quélern (country foxes) and Roscanvel ( the rock in the Wind). Thus the natural decline dug by the sea became the refuge of those Britons, and thus was founded the port of Camaret.

Theme : Presqu'île de Crozon and Plougastel-Daoulas

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