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Nice photo sujet

We‘ve taken many pictures of this tiny little island. Interesting is to see how the tides work... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2018
BURGWIN
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Melbourne, Australia
via mobile
Island of my dreams...

unfortunaly you may only visit the Island by low tide. And, unfortunatly, you have to join a guided... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2017
tonel477
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Douarnenez, France
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10 Aug 2018
“Nice photo sujet”
6 Dec 2017
“Island of my dreams...”
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Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

We‘ve taken many pictures of this tiny little island. Interesting is to see how the tides work around Ile Tristan.

Thank BURGWIN
Reviewed 31 July 2018

A few people had said to go see it. But I have to be honest it looked pretty barren to me from the mainland. And also you can only get over there when the tide is fully out as you have to walk across the...More

Thank Steve T
Reviewed 7 December 2017

unfortunaly you may only visit the Island by low tide. And, unfortunatly, you have to join a guided tour, because the island is a protected area. Fortunatly the tourist office of Douarnenez gives accurat information about when to visit! . You'll love it!

1  Thank tonel477
Reviewed 15 August 2017

But once we got to the island we discovered that 95% of the island was off-limits unless you pay for a tour guide. So in the end there was very little to do or see, and we quickly left. Rather disappointing.

1  Thank Andrei F
Reviewed 22 July 2016

The island has a rich history. Pirate den of la Fontenelle, fish canning factory, retreat of the poet Richepin, it houses a fort and a lighthouse. Accessible at low tide from the centre of Douarnenez, you can book a visit at the Syndicat d'initiative. Few...More

Thank Philippe O
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