Activities in Southern Brittany

Living France feature article on Gites in Southern Brittany

Living France feature article

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We were absolutely delighted to be asked to provide a few quotes on living in Morbihan for Patricia Stoughton, who was writing a Destination feature for Living France, on our beautiful department of Morbihan. Patricia's article covers ...
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Why visit La Gacilly Photo Festival 2016?

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One picture is worth a thousand words - so what do 600 absolutely awe-inspiring photos say?
5 reasons to visit Paul Gauguins Pont -Aven

Pont-Aven : 5 good reasons to visit

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Exploring the pretty mill town of Pont-Aven is a must-see for any holiday to Southern Brittany. Whilst Pont-Aven has become famous for Gauguin and the Pont-Aven school of painters, you don't have to be an artist lover to visit ...
Ste-Anne-DAuray WWI memorial Gites in Southern Brittany

WWI history - Ste-Anne D'Auray

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Armistice Day - Time to reflect. The Bretons suffered huge losses in WWI, with a casualty rate of 21.9% of conscripts, way above the French national average.
10 top things to do mid-September in Southern Brittany

Top 10 Things To Do in Brittany - middle weekend in Sept

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This is probably one of the daftest things I have attempted. This weekend is the Journées du Patrimoine (Heritage Days) in France and together with all the other events in the department of Morbihan, I have to whittle over 550 events down to 10!! No apologies then...here it is:
5 reasons to visit Southern Brittany in September

5 Reasons to visit Southern Brittany in September

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1. The Weather! September generally has a gentle soft climate with some spells having lovely high temperatures over 25°C! We ...
Lanvaudan Terres Fertiles Music festival - Gites in Southern Brittany

Terres Fertiles Festival, Lanvaudan - Sept 2015

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This strangely named music festival with a dancing cow as its logo (why not!) is held in the charming thatched village of Lanvaudan in the Breton countryside.