All Saints Day in Cambados

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Ou last day was All Saints Day in Cambados and it began slowly with another lovely breakfast, consisting mainly of fruit. Then we set off to explore San Tomé and Cambados itself.

The Market in Oviedo

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Markets are always fascinating places! The market in Oviedo is in the Covered Market in the centre of the old town, but there is also an outdoor market around the corner. The Mercado El Fontan I saw the Mercado El … Continued

A walk in Lugo

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We stayed in an AirBnB near the Puerta San Pedro in Lugo from which it was easy to walk into the town and explore. In an historic town like Lugo you can just wander through the streets from one site … Continued

Enjoying food in Leon

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We stayed in an AirBnB in Léon and after a day’s walking were too tired to go out for dinner. This didn’t stop us from enjoying food in Leon, particularly as we also wanted to eat rather earlier than the … 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.

Auray on market day

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We walked into the Place de la Republique in Auray to find the market in full swing – there were stalls and people in the main square, the surrounding squares and streets, and in the covered market. People were selling food, … Continued

Pilgrim Route & Chapels

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The Daoulas Sunday Market is a ‘must visit’ in west Brittany – situated at the head of a sea inlet the little town also has a wonderful Abbey with a walled garden filled with medicinal plants. This year I concentrated on the Daoulas Sunday … 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

The Covered Market in Quimper

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It was our last day in Gouesn’ach and I planned a cross-country route to Sizun. However, it dawned grey and wet, with low cloud – not a good day for looking at gardens or wandering around a town. Instead we returned … Continued

Travel in France – Ganges

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Friday was the last day in the Cevennes – on Saturday we would begin the long drive north. We needed an ‘easy day’ and decided to visit Ganges on Market Day. In summer the town is filled with flowers. The … Continued

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