The Ville Close or Walled Town of Concarneau, a fortified city built in the 15th and 16th centuries on an island, around which the modern town of Concarneau has developed, in Finistere, Brittany, France. Concarneau is a fishing and canning town with an important harbour, and is linked to the fortified island old town by a bridge. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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The Ville Close or Walled Town of Concarneau, a fortified city built in the 15th and 16th centuries on an island, around which the modern town of Concarneau has developed, in Finistere, Brittany, France. Concarneau is a fishing and canning town with an important harbour, and is linked to the fortified island old town by a bridge. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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