Finistère Living : mystic past, rich traditions stunning landscapes
By Gijs Van Breugel, TERRA FRANCE | International Estate Agents
(TERRA FRANCE | International Estate Agents for France)
Finistère Living, Brittany, France Finistère Living With its mystic past, rich traditions and stunning landscapes. France’s last defiant gesture towards the Atlantic, the department of Finistère, with its mysterious, gnarled dragon’s head coastline, has so much to offer that no two travellers go home with the same story. And many of them, enchanted by their discoveries, return year after year to explore in more depth. Some turn to its long history from Neolithic menhirs through every age to the bombardments of the Second World War; others to museums, châteaux and its religious heritage; and almost all are captivated by its extraordinary and contrasting scenery. Towering cliffs and treacherous rocks alternate with white sandy beaches and river estuaries; and from the iconic Pointe du R...