The Church of St Salomon, La Martyre

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The Church of St Salomon, in La Martyre was built in the 14C by the Rohan family, replacing an earlier church, Notre Dame du Merzer. Ar Merzher means ‘the martyr’, King Salomon of Brittany who assassinated in 874 even though he had sought … Continued

The Church of St Germain of Auxerre at Pleyben

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The Church of St Germain of Auxerre at Pleyben is one of the great Parish Enclosures with a full set of buildings: Church, Sacristy, Ossuary, Calvary, Triumphal Arch, and walled enclosure. It is dedicated to St Germain who was a Bishop of … Continued

The Hunting of St Hubert

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I had noticed a curious statue outside the Church of St Jerome  as we drove towards the start of our walk, and we stopped in Cast on the way home to investigate.

The South Porch in St Guimiliau

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The South Porch of the Church of St Guimiliau was mainly built between 1606-17 and it is thought the carvings were by the Maître de Plougastel and Roland Doré, and their workshops.

The Church of Guimiliau

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The Church of St Guimiliau, built in the 16C and 17C, is one of the major Parish Enclosures in Brittany and a ‘must-see’ if you visit Brittany. The Church is situated at the top end of the village of Guimiliau and we visited … Continued

Sunday Market at Daoulas

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The Sunday morning market at Daoulas is just what you expect from a country market – loads of good food as well as crafts and clothes. This is why I love self-catering – how else could I try all these … Continued

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