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ZooParc de Beauval Entrance Ticket
"Beauval's Giant Pandas:In 2012 a nationally important event took place when two giant pandas arrived at Beauval becoming the only giant pandas in France. The giant panda is classed as a Chinese ‘National Treasure’ and has only been entrusted to 19 zoological parks outside of China. Diplomatic discussions at the highest level as well as the agreement of the Chinese as part of a conservation and research programme. Shows take place from March to September. Two amphitheaters host 'Les Maîtres des Airs' an amazing birds show and 'L’Odyssée des lions de mer' with agile sea lions.The Hippopotamus:In 2016 the ZooParc will grow larger yet again as it unveils an exhibit
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Nantes city pass
"Located 30 minutes away from the Atlantic Ocean on the Loire Estuary Nantes is a perfect gateway for Brittany and Loire Valley.Your card includes:- Admission to the Marine Worlds Carousel Castle of dukes of Brittany Bretagne Tower...- Unlimited travel on the public transport network including the bus tram
From EUR25.00
 
Nantes city pass
"Located 30 minutes away from the Atlantic Ocean on the Loire Estuary Nantes is a perfect gateway for Brittany and Loire Valley.Your card includes:- Admission to the Marine Worlds Carousel Castle of dukes of Brittany Bretagne Tower...- Unlimited travel on the public transport network including the bus tram
From EUR25.00

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Viisit the Tourist Office - info and more history!

This used to be called the S.I. - the Syndicat d'Initaitive. It is a friendly and helpful office, located in place de l'Hotel de Ville - just up the road from Pension Gloanec. It was formerly part of...
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Need a loo?

Public loos in France are often - now how shall I put this - let's think - well sometimes as bad as some of those back home in the UK!It's usually a better option to use the facilities in a cafe or...
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Musée de PontAven

aka le Musée municipal des Beaux-Arts de Pont AvenThis small museum was only established in 1985 and is located on just two floors, of modest size. The available space is shared between the permanent...
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Art everywhere - in the streets too.

There are dozens of art galleries in Pont-Aven, mainly paintings but some ceramicists and wood workers. Some are very smart looking establishments with just one painting displayed in the window....
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A new thread in the History of modern art

More than a hundred years after the Pont-Aven School was founded "Pension Gloanec" is still at the vanguard of contemporary art. In 1993 the Pont-Aven School of Contemporary Art (P.A.S.C.A.) was...
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Take a river cruise on a Vedette

We have taken this trip several times, in different seasons of the year and find it a most relaxing and informative way to spend an hour and a quarter. The boats leave from quai Théodore-Botrel, the...
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Bridges on the River Aven

One of the most attractive features of the town is the number of bridges - from the main granite road bridge, to the more slightly constructed foot bridges that take you from quai Théodore Botrel to...
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C19th. developments in art at Pension Gloanec.

The natural beauty of the village and its surroundings made it a magnet for aspiring artists in search of inspiration. In this they were also rewarded by the spirit and traditions of the local people,...
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Take a walk around town

If you take time to wander around the centre of town - it is very compact but do not be afraid to take odd little turnings - keep a look out - eyes up, and down - for numerous information and...
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Walk Along the Quay

This is all we did in Pont-Aven, other than eat lunch. There are several sites that inspired the artist of the "Pont-Aven School" but we are not avid observers of their work and they would not have...
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