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Arthurian Legend - Excalibur in Broceliande

Arthurian Legend – Ancient Celtic Brittany

The Arthurian Legend was introduced to Brittany during the 5th century by the Celts from Cornwall who were driven out of their country by the Anglo-Saxons

Castle of Combourg

Combourg – Chateaubriand’s Chateau – Brittany

Combourg, an austere fortress in Northern Brittany and the chateau of the writer René de Chateaubriand, the founder of the French Romantic literary movement

Le Ménage de la Vierge in Huelgoat Forest

Huelgoat magical forest – Rock formations

Huelgoat, an ancient forest dotted with eccentric rock formations that gave life to local legends

Emerald Coast - Côte d'Emeraude in Brittany

Emerald Coast – Cote d’Emeraude – Brittany

The Emerald Coast in Côtes d’Armor in Brittany, a jagged shoreline of granite jutting out into the emerald waters of the sea between Cancale and Val-André

Commemorative slab Bertrand du Guesclin

Bertrand du Guesclin – Thomas Canterbury

Bertrand du Guesclin, the Grand Constable of France and soldier who served King Charles V during the Hundred Years War and most celebrated French hero

Pink Granite Coast

Pink Granite Coast around Perros-Guirec

Pink Granite Coast, a 20km long coastline that stretches from Trebeurden to Perros-Guirec in Brittany, and renown for its eccentric pink granite formations

Couvent des Cordeliers in Dinan

Couvent des Cordeliers in Historic Dinan

The listed vestiges and Gothic porch of the 13th century Couvent des Cordeliers built by Henri d’Avaugour on Place des Cordeliers in Dinan upper town

Rue du Jerzual in Dinan

Rue du Jerzual – Medieval street in Dinan

The medieval and steep Rue du Jerzual links the historical Dinan to the Port of Lanvallay and is lined with medieval buildings and craftsmen’s workshops

Rue de l'Horloge in Dinan - Hotel de Keratry

Rue de L’Horloge – Historic Dinan – Brittany

The Rue de l’Horloge runs through the historical city of Dinan and was named after a square tower built in 1505 under the patronage of Queen Ann of Brittany

Port de Dinan Lanvallay - viaduct

Port de Dinan Lanvallay – Viaduct – River Rance

The Port de Dinan Lanvallay, a superb inland port and marina located along the river Rance and spanned by the impressive Viaduct of Lanvallay

Saint Malo Church in Dinan - Magnolia tree in bloom

Saint Malo Church – Magnolia Tree – Dinan

Saint Malo Church, a superb illustration of Gothic Flamboyant architecture, and its listed magnolia tree in the heart of the historical Dinan in Brittany

St-Sauveur Basilica of Dinan - Facade on Place Saint Sauveur

St Sauveur Basilica – Dinan – Duguesclin

St Sauveur Basilica in Dinan is a successful blend of Romanesque and Gothic architectures and contains the gravestone and heart of Bertrand Duguesclin

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Lehon village hall

November 2 2019

Lehon, a small town of character

Brittany Section Lehon, small town of character [wce_code id=1] Lehon, a strategic location Lehon developed in the 9th century around the Benedictine Abbey of St. Magloire, on the banks of the small river Rance. It spread at the foot of a promontory where the lords of Dinan built a castle in 1034. Lehon fortress defended […]
Kerascoet thatched cottages in Nevez

November 1 2017

Nevez, from Anse de Poulguin to Port Manech

Nevez, a picturesque rural district located by the mouth of the Aven, boasts many tourist spots such as Kerascoet village, Hénan tide mill and Port Manech
Early morning in Pont-Aven

November 1 2017

Pont-Aven, Gauguin and La Cité des Artistes

Pont-Aven, a small seaport nestled in the Aven estuary and worldwide known for the School of Pont-Aven, an artistic group founded by the painter Gauguin
La Pointe du Grouin - Ile des Landes, Chenal de la Vieille Rivière and lighthouse

June 14 2017

Pointe du Grouin, a rocky spur south of the Baie du Mont Saint-Michel

La Pointe du Grouin, a rocky spur and protected natural site on the Emerald Coast in Brittany, marks the south boundary of the Baie du Mont Saint-Michel
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