Saint-Guénolé Travel Guide

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    St Guenole Rocks
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Saint-Guénolé Things to Do

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    Phare d'Eckmulh

    by GUYON Updated Apr 3, 2003

    Lighted in 1897.
    65 meters high.
    307 steps.
    On the top you enjoy en marvellous panorama on the Glenan Islands.
    Its light is visible from 49 miles.

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Saint-Guénolé Warnings and Dangers

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    Be aware of the doors

    by GUYON Written Apr 3, 2003

    If you are a basket champion and are 2 meters tall, pay attention to the doors in Britany.
    The ancient Bretons are little and the doors have the adequate size.
    My wife's ancestor was refused as a soldier during the French Revolution because he was 1,34 meter tall.
    May be to resist to the wind ....?

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    Be aware

    by GUYON Written Apr 3, 2003

    If you want to have a bath in St Guenole. Forget it. Except if you want to suicide.
    The sea is dangerous even by a quiet day.
    The waves are strong and there are submarine currents which make the swimmers sunk.
    Look at the advertisements if you do not beleive me.

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    Squared Tower

    by GUYON Updated Apr 5, 2003

    Favorite thing: The tower is the remaining part of the Antique Church St Guenole, erected on the harbor in front of the sea.
    Look at the boat sculptures at the bottom of the construction.

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    Lethal rock

    by GUYON Updated Apr 3, 2003

    Favorite thing: On 10 May 1870, he weather was fine and the sea was quiet.
    The sous-prefet went with his family for a pick nick on a rock in front of the ocean.
    After lunch, he left his wife and children to discuss with some St Guenole inhabitants. When he was back, a wave had brought away the family who was sitting on the rock just at the place marked by the cross.

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