Saint Nazaire

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Saint Nazaire – The Harbour Saint Nazaire is a commune in the Loire-Atlantique department in western France. The town has a major harbour on the right bank of the Loire river estuary, which is near the Atlantic Ocean. The port … Read More

Have You Visited Dinard?

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Dinard is on the coast of north eastern Brittany just across the Rance estuary from Saint Malo. The beginning of Dinard as a fishing village were pushed aside at the end of the 19th century, when the wealthy and fashionable … Read More

Brest

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Brest is Brittany’s second largest administrative centres and really does have a lot to offer. In 1944 Brest was heavily bombed however it was not this that was the towns most interesting feature. It has been rebuilt around a vision … Read More

Saint Malo

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The stunning city of St Malo in Brittany curves out to the sea on a natural and beautiful harbour, that has created some of the best sandy beaches on the Emerald Coast. St Malo was built on a rock standing … Read More

Coastal Walking in Brittany

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Brittany’s coastline stretches to more than 1200kms. From Mont St Michel which goes just into Normandy and along to the Loire. It provides all you could possibly want in terms of sightseeing and gorgeous walks. The west and north coasts … Read More

Quimper

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Quimper is the administrative capital of the Finistere department and it is also regarded by many as the cultural heart of Brittany. The town is best known for its cathedral, the atmospheric old quarter and the wonderful museums but it … Read More

Brittany and it’s Heritage

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Brittany from its walled cities and glorious castles to magnificent churches, its built heritage look pretty appealing. Traditional farms and manors are liberally scattered across the beautiful countryside. The church commissioned both fine and modest buildings from major abbeys and … Read More

Cote De Granit Rose

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The Cote de Granit Rose (pink granit coast) runs between Plestin Les Greves and Louannec in the Cotes d’Armor department of Brittany and is in fact one of the most beautiful and outstanding coastlines in Europe. This amazing thirty kilometre … Read More

Domaine de Boutiguery

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The Domain of Boutiguery is located on the left bank of the beautiful river Odet, which is in the locality of Pors-Mellou (port of mills) in the commune of Gouesnach in south Finistere. The Boutiguery estate bursts into flower every … Read More

A Prehistory of Brittany

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Brittany or how it was known in antiquity, the Armorican peninsula, is famed for its numerous Neolithic monuments. Most of the great burial chambers here predate the Egyptian pyramids by a long time. They consisted of a dolmen or stone … Read More

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