Ile de Batz & a garden

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On the north coast of Brittany, there are two wonderful gardens: the Jardin Botanique et Exotique in Roscoff, and the Jardin Georges Delaselle on the Île de Batz. A short, 15-minute ferry trip took us from Roscoff to Porz Kernok on the island … Continued

Jardin Botanique et Exotique, Roscoff

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A wonderful extravagance of plants overlooks the sea on the edge of Roscoff – the Jardin Botanique et Exotique de Roscoff. The garden started in 1986 when the Department bought a rock, the Roc d’Hievec, and two enterprising gardeners set to work … Continued

Notre Dame de Croas Batz, Roscoff

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The Church of Notre Dame de Croas Batz was built between 1515-49 and is one of the Parish Enclosures of Brittany, with its encircling wall, ossuaries, sacristy, and of course the church itself. (But no Triumphal Arch here.)


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It was a Heritage Weekend in Roscoff and the streets were crowded! We parked the car outside the walls, walked down a narrow Mediaeval, walled passage, and found ourselves amongst the holiday-makers.

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