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Explore Quimper, the city of art and history of Brittany

ics and earthenware, which are trademarks of the region. There is much to see and do in this city. Quimper tourism Quimper, the cultural capital of Brittany, has a lot to offer. People come here not only for the culture, but also for the annual festival of Breton culture. The stars of the show are ...


Tourism: 3 gardens to discover in France

de la Mosson in Montpellier and are the work of French sculptor Nicolas Sébastien Adam. Copyright: Daniel Villafruela 2- Jardins de la Ballue in Brittany If you like topiaries like those in the famous Marqueyssac gardens in the Perigord, don't miss les Jardins de la Ballue! These are ...


Candlemas: 5 things to know about buckwheat pancakes

1- The patties are made of buckwheat While in everyday language we speak indifferently of salted or sweet 'crepes', in Brittany we make the distinction between crepes and galettes. Pancakes are eaten rather sweet and are prepared with white flour or wheat flour. On the other hand, Breton gale ...


Clohars-Carnoët: first Breton town to obtain the European City of Sport label

to a rich local associative fabric and to many facilities dedicated to the practice of various sports. For these reasons, it is the first commune in Brittany to have been awarded the European Sports City label! Moreover, it is not only the first Breton city to receive this award, but also the ...


5 dream beaches for a romantic getaway in France

?????????? (@enzo.pzpe) 4- The beach of Port-Puce It was not possible to establish this top 5 dream beaches for a romantic getaway without mentioning Brittany. Contrary to what we sometimes imagine, it is not rare to find in Brittany waters as crystal clear as those of a Polynesian lagoon. ...


The Rose Route: a romantic getaway in the Loiret

worth a detour for their modern rose garden adorned with a pond. See this post on Instagram A publication shared by Charlotte ?? Brittany (@missetoile) on June 24, 2017 at 2:28 PDT You will also discover a vegetable garden, an orchard as well as a collection of shrubs ...


Let's go to the sea with Doisneau : a photo exhibition in La Rochelle

50s and 1960s. These images also show the photographer's interest in fishermen, whether tuna fishermen in the Basque country or sardine fishermen in Brittany. The author of the famous Baiser de l'Hôtel de Ville immortalized them with the same empathy and benevolence as this famous couple of l ...


Sleeping in a lighthouse: an unusual accommodation that is on the rise

In what places? If you are tempted by the adventure of sleeping in a lighthouse, you should know that the small lighthouse of Ile Vierge located in Brittany, on the northern coast of Finistère is open for rent since 2021. This old lighthouse, which dates back to 1845 and was used as accommodat ...


Trip to England: 10 places to visit in Cornwall

1- Tintagel Castle The county of Cornwall is a destination that is still too unknown to French tourists. And yet, this region, which is not unlike Brittany, might just make you want to make a application for a visa to England! The attractions to discover here are many and varied, but Arthurian l ...


Cannes is awarded the City of Surfing label

in full expansion The city known for its Croisette and its film festival joins cities in the Basque country (like Biarritz, a 3-star surfing city) and Brittany in the club of surfing cities. It is no coincidence that the city of Cannes has been granted this precious label. For several years alrea ...