Peninsula of Crozon
The peninsula of Crozon is located between the Rade of Brest and the Baie of Douarnenez. To the entry of the peninsula, the Carry out-Hom is a mountain belonging to the chain of the black Mountains. Surrounded of the sea, the peninsula is especially appreciated for the richness of its landscape; inter alia remarkable natural sites, the course of the Goat, the point of Penhir, the point of the Spaniards and the castle of Dinan are among most known. As a rich person architectural heritage and a strong military establishment attest some, the peninsula has a great strategic importance.
The peninsula counts several communes:
EconomySo during the previous centuries the economy of the peninsula of Crozon rested mainly on fishing and agriculture, nowadays it east benefits especially from the development of tourism.
Another important employer is the National marine. With the underwater base of the Long island, the base of naval aeronautics of Lanvéoc-Poulmic, and in the vicinity the naval base of Brest the military presence is very strong in this area, and this for a long time: in testify the defensive inheritance to the peninsula of Roscanvel, but also the Vauban tower and the Blockhaus of Camaret-on-Sea.
EcologyThe peninsula of Crozon is one of the sanctuaries of nature best preserved south of Brittany. The attacks of the sea erode this level stretch of rock in the shape of cross. This one, isolated by cliffs, is cultivated little and lets reign a moor of Ajonc S: the moor overrides the culture.
The Conservatoire of the littoral manages of them from now on several sites like the Cape of the Goat, the River mouth, the pond of Freight, the Pointe of the Spaniards, the wood of Penzer and Poulmic, the Handles of Penhir and Toulinguet…
- the peninsula of Crozon in photographs
- Portail of the Peninsula of Crozon
- Pays of Carry out-Hom Atlantic Site for the tourist development in the peninsula of Crozon also gathering other communes.
- peninsula of Crozon (Conservatory of the littoral)
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