Audierne & Pointe du Raz
Pretty while facades, wooded hills, fishing and yachting: if you love the salty air of the Atlantic, Audierne is the quintessential Breton port town. The port is located at the mouth of an estuary that opens into the ocean. Cross it to get to the Pointe du Raz to the west and the historical town of Pont-Croix to the east, where you will want to stop and spend some time.
The Pointe du Raz is a masterpiece of nature, facing the stormy waters of the Raz de Sein. The Vieille and Tévennec lighthouses and Isle of Sein are well known to sailors. The Pointe du Raz is the best-known natural site in Finistère, covering more than 2000 hectares of high cliffs and moorlands, exposed to the waves and wind. Today, it is the home of seabirds, as a part of this space is set aside for the Cap Sizun Reserve. The reserve preserves the birds’ habitats.