Between Saint Antoine and Lanrivain stand two extraordinary calvaries – perhaps the purpose was to mark the route between the two churches?
The walk at the Gorges of Toul Goulic is essentially a walk along the River Blavet outside the hamlet of Sant Antoine, near Lanrivains, and it is described as walk no.3 in G H Randall’s Walks in Côtes d’Armor. (The walk … Continued
Quintin lies beside the River Gouët, a town which was wealthy and powerful between the 16C and 19C, built on the proceeds of the linen industry. We spent an hour or two exploring the town after walking along the River, but … Continued
In G H Randall’s Walks in Côtes d’Armor walk no.6 is 5 kms along the River Gouët, outside Quintin. This proved to be an easy and very pleasant walk although we had to do a ‘there and back’ as the GR has … Continued
G H Randall’s Walks in the Côtes d’Armor guided our walks in mid-Brittany and this one around Moncontour was walk no.7. All his walks proved to be interesting, well described, and easy to follow, and I can recommend the book, especially if used … Continued
Moncontour is a small, walled, hilltop town south of St Brieuc in northern Brittany. The town originally belonged to the Counts of Penthièvre, a holding in the gift of the Kingdom of Brittany. The first Count of Penthièvre was Odo, or … Continued
Fougères is a good place to unwind before embarking on a holiday, or as a stop on the road north, or south. The Castle is extraordinary – hugely powerful and showing the changes in warfare and defense over 200-300 years. And … Continued