Places To Visit in Southern Brittany

3 Reasons to visit Southern Brittany during the last week of August

3 Reasons to visit Southern Brittany during the last week of August

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You may be restricted to the school holidays but choosing the right dates in August can make a huge difference to your holiday. The end of the August is one of the best school holiday times to visit Southern Brittany. It is the time we enjoy the most and there are good reasons why: ....
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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 ...
Anne D'Auray war memorial

Armistice Day

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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.

Christmas and New Year 2015

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Two of the most delightful 16th century cottages in Brittany provide a warm welcome, comfortable surroundings and the crackle of a fire in the wood burning stove to snuggle up with ...
10 Top Things To Do in Brittany Sept 2015

Top 10 Things To Do in Brittany - 19th & 20th 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 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 ...
Lac de Guerledan dam drained Well was it worth it blog

Well, was it worth it? - Lac de Guerlédan 2015

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Back in June I queried whether it would be worthwhile to visit the Lake whilst it was empty. Now that we have gone, I'm pleased we went

To see or not to see? - The draining of the Lac de Guerlédan

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Initially, we were very disappointed to hear that the Lac de Guerledan would be drained in 2015 for essential work to the dam wall.