Inside the Church of Notre-Dame at St Thegonnec

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The town of St Thégonnec in Finistère is dominated by the parish enclosure of Notre Dame, one of the most-visited of the parish enclosures in Brittany. The exterior is imposing and substantial, with all the components of a parish enclosure, … Continued

The Parish Enclosure of St Thegonnec in Brittany

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The Church of Notre-Dame in St Thégonnec, 14C-18C, is one of the ‘great’ parish enclosures, a huge and impressive complex which is perhaps not to everyone’s taste because of its size and opulence. Nevertheless, it has all the necessary components … Continued

A circular walk at Le Cadou in the Armorique National Park

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Le Cadou is a small hamlet about 15 minutes outside Sizun and on an old Roman road from Brasparts to Sizun and beyond. We parked outside the church and enjoyed a circular walk from the village (the first part of which is … Continued

The Henry Moore Exhibition in Landerneau

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We had done a lot of walking during the past ten days and wanted a rest day so we went to Landerneau to see the Henry Moore Exhibition at the Hélène and Éduard Leclerq Foundation. The Foundation stages a major art … Continued

The Hidden Valley of LocEguiner

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We were now based in Sizun and looking forward to easy walks, sightseeing, and visiting the parish enclosures which are a particular feature of Finistère. There was also work ot be done but it felt enjoyable without any further responsibilities or … Continued

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

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