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In the town of Saint Rivoal is the Maison Cornic, a small park with an interesting collection of old Breton houses.... more

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In the squat castle of Pont l’Abbé is a museum, Musée Bigoudin. This museum displays costume and furniture, with some fine examples of the tall white lace coifs that Breton women wear on their heads for festivals. (Open Mar to end-Sep) A pleasant park borders the r... more

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14, street Jean-baptiste Bousquet 29000 Tel. 02 98 90 12 72 Fax 02 98 90 12 72... more

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The old town of Concarneau, referred to as Ville Close, with its narrow streets and old houses full of crêperies and gift shops, is fun to explore. Visit the interesting Musée de la Pêche, which covers all things nautical inside and has three old fishing boats tied ... more

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In the windswept fields on the edge of the seaside town of Carnac are over 2,700 standing stones (menhirs) arranged in lines (alignements). The stones, believed to have been erected between 4,000 and 2,000 B.C., consist of three groups each arranged in patterns of 10 to 13 rows. The a... more

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Pointe du Raz is the Land’s End of France. Thankfully it is less commercial than England’s, but it is certainly not isolated. Uniformly sized white holiday cottages dot the landscape and a large café and enormous museum lie at road’s end. If you can ignore t... more

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The Regional Parc d’Amorique is one of 43 park reserves in all of France. As you enter the park from Morlaix the scenery becomes more interesting as the road leads you up onto moorlands where rock escarpments jut out from the highest hill. A narrow road winds up to the little chapel... more

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Vannes is the region’s largest city, complete with all the traffic and navigation headaches that plague so many downtown areas. The old walled town surrounding Saint Peter’s Cathedral is delightful. The cathedral was built between the 13th and 19th centuries and has a gre... more

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Ignore Concarneau’s bustling town and park by the harbor as close as possible to Ville Close, the 14th-century walled town sitting amidst a vast harbor of colorful boats varying from sleek yachts to commercial fishing trawlers. The old town, with its narrow streets and old house... more

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