Cornwall: legends and mistery
At the south-west corner of Great Britain rise the Cornwall. A fascinating land full of myths, legends and mystery that all along, has inspired, poets, writers and artists all over the world. We will follow coastal paths. We will walk through picturesque fishermen villages. We will walk through the hinterland fields, discovering old abandoned mines, typical farms and the famous mysterious stone circles.
Our base will be on the coast in little villages along Penzance bay, then we’ll move on to the stunning Lamorna Cove. We will visit the magical granite Island of St Michael, reachable when the tide is low. This Island is the twin of Mont Saint Michelle in Normandy, with which share legends and stories. We will reach Land’s End, the extreme and unforgettable western vertex of England. Starting from Lizard Point, a promontory with the lizard head shape, we will hike along the southernmost coast of Great Britain which keep, the most emotional sea views. The sense of desolation and loneliness left by the remains of mines scattered throughout the territory, constituting the Mining Landscape to witness a sad page in the history of Cornwall. What else to say about Tintagel, the castle that the legend indicates as Camelot, the land of King Arthur, the Knights of the round table. Lastly, a dip in the art in the streets of St. Ives, characterized by sandy-colored pastel and azure waters. Follow us on Facebook!
HIGHLIGHTS OF THIS HOLIDAY
- Opportunity to visit St. Michael’s Mount, twin of Mont St. Michel in Normandy, perched on a small island separated from the mainland at high tide
- The magical tip of Land’s End, consisting of spectacular cliffs on which it breaks the ocean
- Opportunity of Tasting the traditional Cornish Pasties
- Walking through The Mining Landscape, World Heritage site