From the Castle of La Latte to the cap Fréhel

A visit to the castle of Fort la Latte. Top thing to see in Brittany

A nice walk on the GR34 trail from the castle of la Latte (Fort la Latte in French) to Cap Fréhel. There are 3 miles between the two sites. You have to go back on the same path. You can park your car next to the Castle, the parking is free (there are not many places). If you don't want to walk you can only visit the castle it's a must see in Brittany.

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Duration: 4 h.

The start of the walk

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The start of the walk
There is a large car park near the castle, don’t come too late it will be full. It’s one of the most touristic place of Brittany.

the entrance to the Fort la Latte

the entrance to the Fort la Latte
Admission fee for the Fort la latte : 5.7 euros. Parking is free.

The drawbridge

The drawbridge
The drawbridge goes above a crevasse of more than 60 meters.

Inside the Fort la Latte

Inside the Fort la Latte
The first fort was built in 937 to protect the inhabitants against the Norman pirates. Then the Castle has been unused for a long time, it was sold in 1890 to individuals who restored it.

The Interior of the dungeon

The Interior of the dungeon
You can see the castle in several films, the most famous is "The Vikings" (1958) with Kirk Douglas.

View of the dungeon

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View of the dungeon
We can go at the top of the tower for a magnificent view of the coast.

The Creek

The Creek
The visit to the castle is not very long (30 minutes).

The path

The path
You can take the path along the coast to go back to the parking lot.

The cap Fréhel

The cap Fréhel
If you have enough time you can also visit the cap Fréhel with its lighthouse. it’s a 2 hours walk (one way). It’s easy you just have to follow the very nice coastal path (GR34).
Start of the walk (Google Maps)

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