A 16C Market & two Chapels

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We had enjoyed a wonderful week in the Landevant area and now were moving to Sizun.  Journeys between places are always opportunities to explore so we stopped in Kernascleden, and then moved on to Le Faouët where we wanted to visit the … Continued

Wall paintings in Notre-Dame of Kernascleden

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What a wonderful start to time out in Brittany! Two days in Nantes, and then walking and sight-seeing around Landevant. Sadly it was time to move on, to Sizun and the Armorique Natural Regional Park. The first stop was at … Continued

Forests & Megaliths at Camors

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Camors is northwest of Landevant, not far from our gîte and surrounded by forests. This seemed like a good area for a shortish walk on our last day in the area because I still faced the cleaning and packing! We … Continued

A visit to Hennebont on the River Blavet

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Hennebont was buzzing on Thursday – market day! The square between the gateway into the walled old town and the 16C Basilica Notre Dame du Paradis was filled with vans and stalls and every conceivable kind of food.

Chapels, Pilgrim routes, & Roman roads

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It was a beautiful day when we walked around St Dégan and it seemed a pity to retreat indoors. So, we took the scenic route back to the gîte to investigate two chapels I had noticed on the map.

Walk around Brech

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Another lovely day dawned in Landévant – we were so lucky to be blessed with warm weather and clear skies in September and determined to spend as much time as possible outside. Today’s walk was around Brech, on the River … Continued

The Path of the Megaliths, Erdeven

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The Path of the Megaliths is a very interesting route and walk no.1 in the ‘Randonnées dans Pays d’Auray’ published by the Auray/Quiberon Tourist Board. We parked at the Alignements de Kerzerho and followed a circuit of c.11 kms on … Continued

St Anne d’Auray

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Ste Anne d’Auray is a major site of pilgrimage in Brittany. Yves Nikolazic, a local farmer, discovered in 1625 a statue of Saint Anne and had visions in which she asked him to build a church in her honour. He … Continued

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