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GOING A LITTLE FURTHER ...

BRITTANY TOURISM

With its postcard-picture countryside and breathtaking coastal views

the Côte d’Armor offers you a beautiful holiday escape, rich in history and culture.

DINAN

 

Rich in heritage and architecture, with its mediaeval half-timbered houses, the picturesque Rue du Jerzual and its 3 kms of fortified ramparts encircling the town.

There is also a vast choice of restaurants and shops.


LE MONT ST MICHEL

 

One of the most unforgettable views on the French coastline, the Mont St Michel stands proud on its rock surrounded by the sea, with the rising and falling tides changing at an impressive speed.


SAINT-MALO

Since the 17th century, a lively port and an impregnable fortress guarding the entrance to the Rance. The ramparts that surround the city provide a wonderful walkway and afford an excellent view of the cities architecture.


DINARD

During the 19th century, the town of Dinard became the preferred seaside resort for the British and American aristocracy. Their influence is still present in the British-colonial style architecture which frames the sand beaches and the coastal walkways.

CANCALE

Since the 19th century, Cancale has been the centre for oyster farming. The bay of oysters and the fishing port are best observed from the top of the hill. The old fishing houses have now become seafood restaurants, cafés and small shops all with a view out to sea.


CAP FRÉHEL

A wonder of nature and a bird sanctuary, the Cap Fréhal with its cliffs rising 70 metres from the sea, is one of the most impressive sites in Brittany. A stroll around the peninsula is a magnificent walk amongst the heather and gorse.


FORT LA LATTE

Nothing compares to the imposing silhouette of this fortified castle against the sea. Fort La Latte is a fine example of mediaeval architecture transformed into a defensive fort. You can still see the artillery placements, the towers, the drawbridge, the dungeons and the canons.


RENNES

The capital of Brittany, Rennes offers a diverse and varied voyage of discovery: Its restored historical centre dating from the 17th and 18th centuries, mediaeval roads and royal squares, half-timbered houses and its colourful market in the Place des Lices. Every Saturday morning more than 300 vendors come from all over Brittany to display their produce.