Pierre & Vacances Residence Cap Glenan
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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.
... pleasant i.e. not dry, so we turned around and went back to the boat. We had read in some, but not all, guides that we could get the boat just before the town, so we tried. We ran aground a couple of times and definitely created a new channel ploughing through (scrapping off the anti-fouling on the keel) until we finally gave up and dropped the hook mid channel.
We took the dinghy up river, passing a coaster, which suggested shipping. Gen didn't feel ...
... All you got to see was the ground floor living quarters and not the upstairs bedrooms. So not quite value for money.
After that short visit we left Loctudy for our next destination.
We had a lovely sail to the river Odet which is very pretty with all the woodlands on either side of the banks. We anchored in one of the creeks - Arnes de St Cadao.
... ly winds therefore it wasn't a rough ride through. At one stage we had over 7knots of tide pushing us.
Once we turned the corner (Point du Raz) the coastline had dramatically changed. The high cliffs and rocks had become more flatter land, sandy beaches and much more woodland.
Also it seems like the weather had changed - much more hotter, or maybe that's our imaginations.
We arrived at Loctudy in the afternoon.
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed