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“A significant landmark.” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Pointe Saint Mathieu

Pointe Saint Mathieu
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Stevenage
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22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“A significant landmark.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2013

A geographically interesting place to visit. Pleasant cliff walks and an impressive ruined abbey adjacent to the lighthouse. The toilets, though extensively signposted, were disgusting.

Visited September 2013
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Jersey, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Brilliant”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2013

First - the parking is free, and access to most of the site is free. 3 euros to go up the lighthouse.
But mainly - it's a stunning spot.
We had a blazing row and still loved it :)

Visited August 2013
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Stockholm, Sweden
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104 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
“Dramatic and romantic point at the end of the world”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2013

The location, is at the end of the world, on a rocky point, with the craggy coast all around and with the L'Iroise sea outside.
L'Iroise is one of the world's busiest sea routes, but also hard to navigate. For that reason, there's a large number of lighthouses all around.
At night, one can stand at the point and watch all the blinking lighthouses and try to count them.
There is gorse, sea pink and other flowers growing all around, and gannets, gulls and other sea birds flying past.
A tiny hamlet, with romantic abbey ruins, 2 lighthouses and a semaphor.
In the vacation season, the large lighthouse can be visited, and there is also a small museum open during that period.
The coast is very dramatic here, and one can make nice walks.
The place has something for everyone, nature, culture and some romance.

Visited May 2013
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ipoh
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133 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
“A historical site with a beautiful view”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2012

The light house and historical site is a must visit when you come to Brest. The lighthouse is situated on a cliff which overlooks the Atlantic Ocean. There are ample parking spots and it has well kept facilties for the occasional tourists.

Visited October 2012
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Phoenix, Arizona
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Very nice”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2012 via mobile

Excellent evening stroll for couples. I was very impressed with the sight even at night. It was nice to see and hear the waves in the dark.

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