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From the castle of Fort la Latte to the Cap Fréhel

A visit to the castle of Fort la Latte, a site not to be missed in Brittany

You can organize a hike on the GR34 from the castle of Fort la Latte to Cap Fréhel. There are 5 kilometers between the two sites (10 kilometers round trip). You can park your car next to the castle, the parking is free (there are not many places).

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Difficulty: difficulty
Duration: 4 h.

The start of the walk

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The start of the walk
The departure is located at the parking of the Fort la Latte. It is better to take the GR34 to get to the fort than the pedestrian path followed by all the tourists.

The entrance of the Fort la Latte

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The entrance of the Fort la Latte
The entrance of the Fort la Latte is not free (5,7 euros). The parking is free, it is possible to see the fort from far without paying.

The drawbridge

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The drawbridge
The drawbridge passes over a crevasse of more than 60 meters.

The interior of Fort la Latte

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The interior of Fort la Latte
The first fort was built in 937 to protect the coast from Norman pirates. The castle was disused for a long time and was sold in 1890 to private individuals who restored it.

The interior of the dungeon

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The interior of the dungeon
The castle has been the setting for several films, the most famous being "The Vikings" (1958) with Kirk Douglas and "The Chouans" by Philippe de Broca

View of the dungeon

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View of the dungeon
You can climb (with difficulty) to the top of the keep to have a magnificent view of the coast.

The creek

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The creek
The visit of the castle is not very long. You will be finished in 30 minutes.

Le chemin

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Le chemin
We can take again the way along the coast to return to the parking lot.

Cape Fréhel

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Cape Fréhel
If you have time and courage you can continue to Cape Frehel. Count 2 hours of walking for the outward journey.

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