La Ferme Saint-Vennec
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Travel Blogs from Combrit
We called in here mainly to watch the daily catch of fish arrive. It's quite an event and the local council has built a viewing platform for the sole (sorry) purpose. Around 4.30 every afternoon, a couple of hundred people stand on the platform to see the flotilla of fishing boats arrive ...
We had a pretty nice sail to Concarneau not a long passage from Loctudy.
We've decided to exercise our chill days here.
There's not much to the town other than the old town within fortified walls, but it is atmospheric.
We basically wandered around and visited the Museum of fishing which was, believe it or not, very good.
After a relatively peaceful night in the creek (very shallow), we left mid tide and anchored in the river waiting for the right tide to go up the river to Quimper. We were um'ing and arh'ing whether to take the dinghy or the boat.
Once the tide had turned we checked that the boat was securely dug in and then took the dinghy towards Quimper, the capital of the area. We unfortunately experience wind over tide therefore the 3 mile dinghy ride was not going ...
... as is becoming our norm, we arrived whilst the harbour master was at lunch so couldn't get one of the free bikes to ride to the manor. So we started walking. Eventually got there and not as suggested on the internet it was closed for lunch and was reopening at 14:00 so we had just under an hour to kill. So we waited.
The manor was very interesting and disappointing ...
We were thinking of tackling the Raz du Sein in the afternoon but decided as it was Friday the 13th we'd explore the coastline a bit and anchor somewhere near Curazon.
Found a lovely spot and just enjoyed the view.
Had an early night as we we're planning to head off at 4am. We left slightly later as for whatever reason the alarm didn't go off.
We got the Raz just after the tide had turned and the sun had risen. Luckily we ...