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When you see the lighthouse you know you are close. Vistas of the sea abound with rocky cliffs and... read more

Reviewed September 26, 2016
John J
Rocky River, Ohio
An out-of-this-world experience

We very recently visited la Pointe des Poulains. What an amazing experience! We parked our rented... read more

Reviewed August 17, 2016
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La Pointe des Poulains, Belle-Ile-en-Mer, France
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Reviewed March 30, 2017

In fact Belle île is a not to big island in front of Quiberon in Morbihan, south of Britanny, the best way to discover it is by bicycle or scooter (but you can have your own car as well), and " la pointe des poulains...More

Thank MarcMorvant
Reviewed September 26, 2016

When you see the lighthouse you know you are close. Vistas of the sea abound with rocky cliffs and secluded beaches. It is located at the northern tip of the island.Sarah Bernhardt owned houses in the area where she summered with her artist colony. On...More

Thank John J
Reviewed August 17, 2016

We very recently visited la Pointe des Poulains. What an amazing experience! We parked our rented at Semaphore parking (payable one) located 1,5km from the porte Gare Maritime where the boats take you to the island. Have in mind that a free "navette" regularly takes...More

Thank chriskour
Reviewed May 26, 2016

A wonderful wild coast with rocky cliffs, lighthouse and a lot of flowers all around. It is a wonderful experience to sit there, watch the angry see waves, listen to them and meditate.

Thank Soccca
Reviewed December 29, 2015

Being at "La Pointe des Poulains" feels like standing at the wold's end. While we visited the place during late fall the weather and the tide changed. High tide flooded the light house peninsula to an island cut from the mainland of Belle Ile. A...More

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Reviewed August 6, 2015 via mobile

One of the nicest spots in the island. Especially in summer when it's hot and you have a blue sky...take some time and have a long stroll... Take your Baby Bjorn as you won't get far with your stroller (if you have a baby of...More

Thank Patrick F
Reviewed July 4, 2015

We visited this attraction as part of a coach trip from Le Palais. The rocky cliffs give one a panoramic view of the sea of some 180 degrees. Here we have a dog-shaped rock named " Rocher du Chien", a lighthouse and a museum dedicated...More

Thank sarumanthewhite
Reviewed June 19, 2015

A must see on the island, rugged coastline with great views and walks. Something everyone would remember.

Thank Ramjet459
Reviewed October 15, 2014

A dramatic bay on the beautiful Belle-Ile-en-Mer. Cliffs drop a couple hundred feet into the boiling sea (be careful if the ground is wet, there isn't much of a fence!) and huge rocks lead out into the ocean, splashed by the waves breaking over them....More

Thank Hamburgguy47
Reviewed September 1, 2014

Many paths to walk along the coast; small beach. Nice places to make picnic. Visit also the house of Sarah Bernhardt, a short walk from the "pointe".

Thank Norma D
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