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Mythic itineraries

Parish churchyards

A stone monument at a crossroads; a parish churchyard whose stone characters soar into the skyline; a slender chapel and a majestic basilica surrounded by fields; Roman art and flamboyant Breton Renaissance work…. Finistère has an astonishing diversity of heritage all with the common theme of free artistic expression that pierces the centuries to move us, even today.

The Pointe du Raz

Come and tread the ground of one the most famous sites in the west: France’s Land’s End. Fill your lungs with fresh sea air and admire a landscape that might well take that breath away…

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The Nantes-Brest canal

Seemingly an ever-present witness to the history of Brittany, the Nantes-Brest canal is a special place for those visiting Finistère.

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The headlights of Finistère

Posted at the forefront of Europe, Finistère is distinguished by its many majestic peaks that mark the legendary lighthouses, lookouts and witnesses of these timeless stories of sailors who live the spirit of the place.

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Unusual parish churchyards

One of the unique characteristics of Finistère is its collection of unusual and elaborate parish churchyards known as ‘enclos paroissiaux’.

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All along the rivers

Finistère has many rivers, and they’re the quiet heros behind many of the features that are unique to Brittany such as abers and rias, as well as our bays and estuaries.

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All about Vauban

The Brittany coast, particularly the Finistère coast, has several reinforcements and protective structures to guard against invaders - notably the Dutch and the English.

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Trail of Gauguin and the Pont-Aven School of painting

Open your eyes to the colours of Finistère! Discover this famous land, inspiration for many painters...

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Discovery Trails

Unusual trails for discovering Finistère...

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