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Has anybody been affected by the algae on the beaches in the area of St Jean de Monts or is the area clear?

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We were there a few weeks ago and the beaches seemed ok.

Where have you heard or read that there is an algae problem in the area?

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It has been in the newspapers and on tv but not sure how far down the Brittany coast it has spread. Apparently several wild boar have been found dead as the result of the sulphurous fumes given off when it is trodden on!! Not nice!! A horse also died after treading on it and threw the rider although he is ok.. Thanks for your reply..

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I've found some of the news reports and the problem beaches are on the Northern coast about 200 miles from St Jean.

We also stopped at Arzon, about 100 miles further north from St Jean and nearer to the problem, and that beach and area were also perfectly alright.

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Thank you so much - need to get my geography of France better sorted obviously!

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