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Paris Small Group Day Trip to Mont Saint Michel and Honfleur
"The tour departs from your hotel or apartment in Paris to Mont Saint Michel (around 4 hours). Aboard a spacious minibus you will have access to Wifi and educational tablets to prepare for your visit. Your driver guide will also be available for any questions you may have.The tour will include:> Mont Saint MichelUNESCO World Heritage the abbey and the bay of Mont Saint Michel is THE quintessential magic place ... Emblematic discover this ancient rock between sky and sea. On top of the island admire the stunning views Bay before visiting the medieval abbey. Always accompanied by your guide stroll through the picturesque streets of this village out of time. Awaken your taste buds in the local bakery and sample the specialties. > Honfleur Enjoy your late afternoon with a break to discover the charming port of Honfleur.Once in Honfleur
From EUR350.00
 
Le Mont Saint Michel One-Day Trip from Paris
"The abbey of the Mont Saint Michel is one of the most beautiful “Wonders of the West”. It stands in the middle of an immense bay in Normandy and is invaded by the highest tides in Europe. This magnificent architectural achievement of the Middle Ages is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. Since that time the island and its magnificent abbey have been attracting million of visitors.The driver will pick you up at your address in Paris early in the morning (07:15 AM recommended). After your arrival you will have an excursion of the island by crossing the drawbridge and remparts. You will discover the medieval town with its cosy houses of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries.You will admire the Romanesque and Gothic abbey with an audio guid you can take a walk in the city centre or have a walk with your guide on trail around Mont admiring the sea. You can then feel the mistery of this place full of history.On your way home
From EUR245.00
 
Private Tour: Full Day Tour of Mont Saint-Michel from Caen
"At your arrival in Caen your guide will meet you with fresh coffee and croissants and after a short tour of Caen you will head to Mont Saint-Michel after a 90 minute drive through some lovely villages on Normandy. Before your arrival at Mont Saint-Michel you will stop in Avranches to see the Bishop Aubert whose skull was touched by the Archangel Michel in 708 AD in order for him to build a monastery on the Mont. Then you will arrive at the Mount and will enjoy a relaxing omelet at the Mère Poulard. It is one of the best and most famous omelets in France. After lunch you will visit the Abbey through the narrow streets and explore the history from the Middle A the city of Copper and Church-bells the tour heads back to Caen to get the train for Paris at 6.54pm."
From EUR550.00

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History of Bretagne

The region was probably lived in before 8000 BC, the building of the prehistoric megalithic monuments, known as menhirs and dolmens that still stand were probably constructed between 3500 and 1800 BC....
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grayfo
May 21, 2014

Credit cards for toll booths in Brittany.

If you stay in Brittany you have no need for toll booths, there aren't any!!!!! Due to an ancient law dating back to Queen Anne of Bretagne, it is forbidden to create toll roads so no paying even on...
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pfsmalo
Jul 27, 2011

Lunchtime

Lunchtimes are taken very seriously around here. Turn up in any town between about 12 and 2pm, and the streets are likely to be totally deserted. Shops shut for at least an hour, usually two....
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illumina
Mar 24, 2010

Sunsets and ocean

What I remind for first, if I am thinking for that region? For the sunsets. Unique and unforgettable. To sit at beach and look for the colours, hear to the song of wind and waves and dream a while,...
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elgin99
Jun 01, 2006

"Enclos paroissiaux"

An enclos paroissial (above you see the plural form; the English translation is "parish enclosure") is a typical religious architecture in Bretagne.It consists of:1) a church;2) a charnel house (it...
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Mikebond
Nov 18, 2005

SPREV

SPREV stands for "Sauvegarde du Patrimoine Religieux En Vie" ("Protection of the Living Religious Heritage").It is a non-profit organisation of students who lead you to the discovery of the Breton...
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Mikebond
Sep 22, 2005
 
 
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Renting Bicycles on the Island.

What I discover on the Island is that it is a bit expensive to rent these Bicyles. You pay an average of 10 euros for a period of few hrs. It is more than that in some cases.However, it is better to...
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Toyin
Dec 23, 2004

Tourism Office on Ouessant.

Usually, this is the first port of call for visitors setting foot on the Island. This is where you make enquiries as to where to rent bicycles or vechicle to tour the Island. You are also given...
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Toyin
Dec 23, 2004

Compagnie Maritime Penn ar Bed

In order to visit the three important Islands of Ouessants, Molène, and Sein..It is this company that you need to contact. It is cheaper if you in a group of 3 or 6. It cost about 50 euros for 3...
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Toyin
Dec 23, 2004

TEN GOOD REASONS TO VISIT BRETAGNE......

According to me there are 10 good reasons to visit BRETAGNE (FRANCE).1. Its 1700 km. long coastline along The Channel and the Atlantic Ocean.2. Its 106 large and smaller islands.3. Its numerous...
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eden_teuling
May 18, 2003

Granite and slate

The typical Breton house is built of granite with a slate roof. Granite being expensive, modern houses tend to reduce the actual stone to door and window frames but the older ones are completely built...
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bzh
Mar 15, 2003

Yellow beauties with a sharp twist

This flower is called genêt in French but I don't know its name in English.Anyway, you will find it all along the Breton coast in summer, sometimes up to such an extent that it turns the moors yellow....
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bzh
Mar 13, 2003

The guys that will get you out of trouble

The Société Nationale de Sauvetage en Mer (SNSM), i.e., the French sea rescue organisation is a non-profit organisation. They are partly financed by the state and regions but also rely heavilly on...
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bzh
Mar 12, 2003

German legacy

During World War II, the Germans, who had invaded France, fortified the coast of Brittany to fight off a potential allied attack. The remanants of this chapter of history can still be found along the...
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bzh
Mar 12, 2003

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Biking

It is very advisable to reach Saint-Malo by bike. Not for the city itself and its ramparts, but for exploring its surroundings. Minimum, you can do a nice tour around the bay of Saint-Malo. In...
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Walking

It was a Sunday when we were in Vannes, and since the Tourism Office was closed, we simply spent a couple of hours wandering right around inside the walled old town and the gardens just outside of it....
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Church of Notre Dame

There ha s been a church here since the 5th c but was rebuilt in the 1536 and partly reconstruced 1730/1750 adding the two wings. Superbly decorated inside it has a lifesize statue of Mary in oak...
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Church of St Perrec

The "Perec" in the churches name and the villages, comes from Petroc the patron saint of the parish. Built in the first part of the 16th c the porch dates from 1586 and the calvary cross, a little...
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Lavoirs

Resently restored the Lavoirs are washhouses in the gardens of the Ramparts. There is a covered walkway from one end to the other, free. They were built between 1817 and 1821 on the banks of the river...
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Fountain of Notre Dame

Some 50 metres from the church is the fountain/ wash house of Notre Dame. The waters are noted from the 15th c as being "miraculous". Two stairways lead down if you want to try. Built in 1792 the...
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"Brittany -Bretagne - Breizh"
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"Forget everything about France!"
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"French, yes, but Breton first"
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