The Abbey of Saint Melaine, Rennes

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The Abbey of St Melaine’s tower appeared through the trees of The Thabor Gardens at the end of our walk and proved to be another ‘must-visit’ in this amazing town of Rennes. 

Wandering in Old Rennes

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The Mediaeval City of Rennes is fabulous despite the disastrous fire of 1720. I wandered with my camera and here I just want to share some of the sights.

A City Break in Rennes

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Rennes seems an unlikely ‘City Break’ but the one and a half days we spent here were absolutely delightful and I can thoroughly recommend the town, the administrative capital of Brittany, as a stopover to anyone travelling in France. We … Continued

Parc Botanique de Haute Bretagne

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As in 2015 the first day in France included a visit to the Parc Botanique de Haute Bretagne. I am going to write about the visit on my gardening site so here is just a taste of this lovely place.

Setting off for Brittany

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It is time for my annual ‘French Fix’ and so we set off good and early for the overnight Brittany Ferry from Portsmouth to St Malo. Well, something was clearly wrong as we sat and waited, and waited, and eventually sailed an … Continued

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