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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
From EUR28.00
 
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
 
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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Look up to St Anne

St Anne was the mother of the Virgin Mary, so the fact that she's the patron saint of women in various roles (women in labour, housewives, grandmothers and unmarried women) isn't very surprising,...
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Was it really necessary to put lipstick on a Pope?

St Anne d'Auray is 'big' on John Paul II, which is not surprising, as he visited here on 20 September 1996. It's not every place of pilgrimage that manages to attract a Pope during his papacy, and...
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The somewhat baffling Scala Sancta staircase

This ornate set of steps stand at the opposite end of a huge lawn from the Basilica and have no visible signage. They have no obvious purpose since they lead from nowhere to nowhere over an...
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The heartrending Breton Wall of Remembrance

The Wall of Remembrance at the Breton war memorial is a place that I'll never forget for a whole host of reasons.Firstly, it's staggeringly beautiful in its pared back simplicity. The pale stone...
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Pause for a moment at the exquisite war memorial

One million Bretons answered the call up during World War I, but a horrifying 25% never returned, about double the rate of casualties suffered by other French troops. The 250,000 Bretons died equates...
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The staggeringly massive Basilica of St Anne

Before we visited Brittany, I'd not heard anything about Sainte-Anne d'Auray, and it was only a short but intriguing comment in our guidebook that persuaded us to take a detour through the town on the...
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Commemorating the dead in all wars

The appalling Breton casualties in World War I are commemorated in the exquisitely moving Breton war memorial and the surrounding wall of remembrance.Sadly, humanity displays a depressing inability to...
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A war memorial that's unashamedly Breton

The one impression that you'll probably come away with from visiting the war memorial in Sainte-Anne d'Auray is that it commemorate Breton - rather than French - war casualties.Despite attempts to...
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"A uniquely Breton place of pilgrimage"
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lorgnierl

"Jean Paul II was here"
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