LES GLENANS, School of Sea...and of Life
Director(s): Clarisse FELETIN – Writer(s): Clarisse FELETIN Contact Print page
Today, 70 years later, the school is internationally recognised as being a precursor of values that are at the forefront of our modern society.
Hélène and Philippe discovered the magical Glénans archipelago, off the coast of southern Brittany, back in 1945 and decided to open a recovery centre for resistant fighters exhausted by war. Later, they set up a string of sailing schools along the coast, in the Gulf of Morbihan, in northern Brittany, Corsica and the western Mediterranean. These natural beauty spots are veritable sanctuaries and are getting very popular today. In an interview Hélène Vianney gave before her death, she remembers the beginnings of this unique project...
Our bond with the sea, our sensitivity to environmental and coastal protection, were borne out of this singular movement that gathered strength with the passing of the years...
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