We had driven through the town of Cameret sur Mer several times, but never stopped to take in the sights. Last Thursday we headed out the Crozon peninsula to check it out.
When we drove along the waterfront in 2019, there was two-way traffic. Now they’ve prioritized outdoor dining and pedestrians, with cars allowed in one direction only. Or, looking at it another way, they make it easy to come to town and hard to leave.
The harbor is full of pleasure boats. In the past it was a sardine fishing center but now all that’s left are a few derelicts on the beach:
The church on the breakwater is the most maritime-themed we’ve ever seen – boat models, anchors, life rings, oars, and prayers for the men making a perilous living at sea.
There’s also a defensive tower, the Tour Vauban, built in 1693. The moat surrounding it was a surprise – it’s already on a very narrow piece of land, mostly surrounded by water…