Brittany

La Pointe du Grouin - Ile des Landes, Chenal de la Vieille Rivière and lighthouse

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

Colonne-du-Guesclin-La-Motte-Broons

Colonne du Guesclin – La Motte-Broons

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

Dol de Bretagne

Dol de Bretagne picturesque medieval town

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

Baie d'Audierne - tern fishing

Baie d’Audierne – Finistère department

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

Ile de Sein harbour

Ile de Sein – Raz de Sein – Finistère

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

Pointe du Raz and Ile de Sein in the distance

Pointe du Raz – Cornouaille – Finistère

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.

St Meloir des Bois - Roman column

St Meloir des Bois – Antic Columns – Brittany

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

Prieure Saint Etienne in Broceliande

Prieure Saint Etienne – Broceliande Forest

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

Traveling to Brittany from the UK

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

Eglise Saint Malo d'Ivignac la Tour - Sculpted porch

Eglise Saint Malo – Ivignac la Tour

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

Chene des Hindres in Broceliande

Chene des Hindres – Oak Tree – 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

Miroir aux Fees in Broceliande

Miroir aux Fees in Broceliande Forest

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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La Pointe du Grouin - Ile des Landes, Chenal de la Vieille Rivière and lighthouse

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

Colonne du Guesclin – La Motte-Broons

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
Dol de Bretagne

Dol de Bretagne picturesque medieval town

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

Baie d’Audierne – Finistère department

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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