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Léhon near Dinan in Brittany

Written by on February 20, 2020 in Brittany
Léhon near Dinan in Brittany

When you visit Dinan in the Cotes d’Armor, Brittany, it’s a short journey to the neighbouring village of Léhon. Well worth the detour, picturesque Léhon is historic and full of charm. From Dinan, you can easily walk to Léhon along the riverbanks of the Rance from Dinan which takes around 30 minutes. Or cycle – […]

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Guide to Cotes d’Armor Brittany

Written by on February 17, 2020 in Brittany
Guide to Cotes d’Armor Brittany

Read our guide to Cotes d’Armor Brittany and discover a dramatically beautiful coastline of legends, secret islands, beautiful beaches and fabulous food… La vie on Granite rose Someone once said that the great rocks that pepper the landscape of the Pink Granite Coast (Côte de granit rose)  look as if giants have been stoning their […]

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The best things to do in Dinan Brittany

Written by on December 13, 2019 in Brittany
The best things to do in Dinan Brittany

The medieval town of Dinan in Cotes d’Armor, Brittany, is like somewhere from the imagination of the brothers Grimm. It’s brimming with fairy tale pretty streets, guarded by a castle and full of enchanting houses, cobbled hills and pretty squares, surrounded by ramparts built between the 13th to 15th century. Perched on a hill above […]

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Rennes, Brittany’s captivating capital city

Written by on September 28, 2019 in Brittany
Rennes, Brittany’s captivating capital city

Rennes, Brittany’s capital, in the east of the region, makes an ideal short break destination. What to see and do in Rennes The vibrant university city of Rennes, Brittany’s administrative capital, has medieval streets in the Instagram-worthy old town. It also has one of the largest Saturday-morning markets in France. You’ll find it in the […]

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The most beautiful beaches of Brittany

Written by on July 2, 2019 in Brittany
The most beautiful beaches of Brittany

Life’s a beach… Never has a saying been more apt than when referring to Brittany.  With around 2,730 km of varied coastline, Brittany, and its cluster of islands, enjoys around a third of the total shoreline of France. It’s no wonder  that seaside activities and attractions abound in this wonderful region. We take a look […]

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Fabulous holiday ideas for your visit to Brittany

Written by on March 18, 2019 in Brittany
Fabulous holiday ideas for your visit to Brittany

Brittany has some 1780 miles of glorious coastline, that’s around a third of France’s total coastline – in one region. Everywhere you go there are great beaches, from the Pink Granite coast and hidden coves in the north to the idyllic beaches of Morbihan, Brittany really does have beaches to suit everyone. Inland, the unspoiled […]

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Guide to Morbihan, Brittany

Written by on January 29, 2019 in Brittany
Guide to Morbihan, Brittany

Morbihan is one of the most popular tourist destinations in South Brittany. Offering the perfect mix of country and coast with fabulous sandy beaches, history, gastronomy, legends and fabulous scenery, there’s a wealth of wonderful places to visit. Auray – a picture perfect port The 15th century picture perfect port of St Goustan in Auray, […]

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What to see and do on the Ile de Bréhat, Brittany

Written by on August 30, 2018 in Brittany
What to see and do on the Ile de Bréhat, Brittany

A mile off the northern coast of Brittany you will find Ile de Bréhat, a lush and peaceful island of about 400 full time residents. Bréhat is located along the pink granite coast, situated in an archipelago of several islands. Attractions of the Ile de Bréhat The 15-minute ferry from L’Arcouest on the mainland will […]

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5 great reasons to visit Brittany France

Written by on August 22, 2018 in Brittany
5 great reasons to visit Brittany France

Brittany, northwest France, is a world away from busy days and crowded streets. Spectacular landscapes and preserved nature, fresh sea air and authentic living, miles of coastline and picturesque villages… Brittany ticks all the boxes. Relax in Rennes a city of art, history and retail therapy Brittany’s administrative capital is a city of contrasts. Narrow, […]

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What to do on a day trip to Fougères, Brittany

Written by on May 24, 2018 in Brittany
What to do on a day trip to Fougères, Brittany

Fougères is situated in a green and lush corner of Brittany, very near the borders of Normandy and Pays de la Loire. The word Fougères means ferns, but in this case, it is a town of about 20,000 people and is most noted for its magnificent castle. The lower town of Fougères The town is […]

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