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Île de Sein

“Island of Sein”

This island is situated in the Atlantic Ocean, in the Bay of Audierne, off the western coast of Brittany.

According to a legend, Merlin was born on Île de Sein to a noblewoman named Aldan and an otherwordly spirit, often associated with the sea. Merlin’s supernatural abilities and wisdom were said to be influenced by his mysterious parentage.