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Rotheneuf Carved Rocks - Lucifer

Rotheneuf carved rocks – Emerald Coast Brittany

The Rotheneuf Carved Rocks near St-Malo, a fully sculpted cliff relating the story and legend of the Rotheneuf a mighty clan of pirates and smugglers

Pleslin Trigavou megaliths

Pleslin Trigavou megaliths – Champ de Roches

The Champ de Roches – Cimetière des Druides in Pleslin Trigavou in the department of Côtes d’Armor, the 3rd most important megalithic site in Brittany

Fresh oyster for sale on the beach of Cancale

Cancale – Oysters Capital – Emerald Coast

Cancale, the Breton Capital of Oysters and an active fishing port on the Emerald Coast in Brittany renown for its marina near the Rocher de Cancale

Cap Frehel and moors

Cap Frehel – Lighthouses – Bird Sanctuary

Cap Frehel peninsula on the Emerald Coast in Brittany, a landscape of colorful moors and abrupt cliffs, a vast bird sanctuary and two historic lighthouses

Corseul - Monterfil District

Corseul – Roman vestiges and Mars Temple

Corseul in Côtes d’Armor, a major town in Roman Brittany as attested by the vestiges of the Roman city and Temple of Mars in the Haut-Bécherel Sanctuary

Belle Epoque villas in Dinard

Dinard seaside resort – Emerald Coast

Dinard, the most English of the seaside resorts on the Emerald Coast – Brittany, known for its Belle Epoque mansions, casino, English Language Film festival

Lehon Castle as it once looked

Lehon Castle near Dinan in Brittany

Lehon Castle, the ruins of the fortress built by the Lords de Dinan during the 12th century and destroyed during the War of Succession of Brittany

Abbaye Saint Magloire in Lehon -gardens

Abbaye Saint Magloire de Lehon near Dinan

Abbaye Saint Magloire de Lehon, the Romanesque porch and monks’ refectory are all that is left of the abbey founded during the evangelization of Brittany

Le Guildo Fortress and marina

Le Guildo Fortress – Saint Cast – Brittany

Le Guildo Fortress, the castle of Gilles de Bretagne the son of Duke Jean V de Bretagne, commanded the estuary of the Arguenon near Saint Cast

Les Sables d'Or

Les Sables d’Or – Emerald Coast – Brittany

Les Sables d’Or seaside resort on the Emerald Coast, built in the 1920s, fell into oblivion after the Crash of 1929 and was relaunched in the last decade

Sillon de Talbert

Sillon de Talbert – Regional Nature Reserve

Sillon de Talbert, a 3km long strip of sand-pebbles jutting into the sea, a geological curiosity, site of ecological interest and Regional Nature Reserve

St Malo Fortress - Fortifications and Porte Saint-Thomas

St Malo Fortress – Privateers – Explorers

St Malo Fortress on the Emerald Coast, one of the seven episcopal cities in Brittany and a renowned maritime city of privateers and explorers

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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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