Lehon village hall

Brittany Lehon, small town of character This page was updated on: Sunday, January 12, 2020 at: 1:13 pm 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…

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Kerascoet thatched cottages in Nevez

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

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Early morning in Pont-Aven

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

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Colonne du Guesclin marks the site of the castle

The Colonne du Guesclin was erected in 1841 on the site of the Château de la Motte-Broons, the castle of Bertrand du Guesclin that was pulled down in 1616

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Dol de Bretagne - Medieval houses in Rue Le Jamptel

Dol de Bretagne peaks above a former marsh located 8km inland from the Mont-Saint-Michel Abbey, and boasts an exceptional medieval architectural heritage

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Baie d'Audierne - tern fishing

Baie d’Audierne, a wild natural area located south of the Pointe du Raz in the department of Finistère in Brittany and listed as a European Site of Interest

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Ile de Sein harbour

Ile de Sein, a tiny island located off the Pointe du Raz in Finistère in Brittany, and along a 25km long granitic formation known as Chaussée de Sein

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Pointe du Raz and Ile de Sein in the distance

The Pointe du Raz or Raz Beg ar in Breton, the westernmost land in France, is classified as Grand Site of France and attracts over a million visitors annually.

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St Meloir des Bois - Roman column

St Meloir des Bois near Dinan boasts four antic columns whose origin is unknown but were part of buildings erected when Brittany was under Roman occupation

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Prieure Saint Etienne in Broceliande

The modest Prieure Saint Etienne in the Forêt de Brocéliande, the oldest chapel in the department of Morbihan in Brittany and a listed Historical Monument

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Traveling to Brittany from the UK

Traveling to Brittany from the UK by air, sea and land is easy as the region is served by 3 airports, Brittany Ferries crossings, good rail and road links

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Eglise Saint Malo d'Ivignac la Tour - Sculpted porch

Eglise Saint Malo of Ivignac la Tour near Dinan, a Romanesque church rebuilt in the late 19th century and known for its unusual canted circular bell-tower

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Chene des Hindres in Broceliande

The Chene des Hindres, a 500 year old oak tree considered one of the oldest trees in the magical Forêt de Brocéliande near Paimpont in Brittany

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Miroir aux Fees in Broceliande

Miroir aux Fees, a lake inhabited by a fairy and nestled in the deep of the Forêt de Brocéliande in the Valley of no Return, the domain of Morgan Le Fay

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