The Local Area

St Malo, benefiting from the temperate micro climate which is warmed by the Gulf Stream, is ideal for days out discovering the rugged seascape, sandy beaches, quiet coves and the cobble-paved medieval walled towns, rich in history and charm.

 

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Taken from the fortified walls in St Malo.

The fortified walls in St Malo.

Once a fortified island, this impressive walled city is not only a major port and ferry terminal but also a popular holiday resort. It was all but obliterated during the last war but has now been restored to its former splendor. There is a maze of narrow, winding streets within the walls offering a huge choice of restaurants and lively nightlife.

Dol-de-Bretagne (only 5 minutes from the farmhouse)

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Beautiful medieval buildings line the cobbled streets

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There are many varied and interesting shops in Dol-de-Bretagne

 

Medieval Dol-De-Bretagne is 5 minutes from the house

The market is each saturday

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The market always has lots of local fruit and vegetables.

Dol has plenty of restaurants in the meandering and ancient cobbled streets.

Dol has plenty of restaurants in the meandering and ancient cobbled streets.

 

Dinan

Dinan

Views of ‘Petit Port’, Dinan

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The walk up from ‘Petit Port’ is worth it but wear comfortable shoes!

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Dinan is steeped in history and is a fascinating town to visit.

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There are many bars, cafes and restaurants to choose from…

Concale

Concale harbour.

Concale is known for its many seafood restaurants that line the sea front.

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Oysters don’t come fresher than these.

Photos from around the region

Mont St Michel

Mont St Michel, wonderful in the evening when there are fewer visitors

Sand Yachtin at Cherrrieux

Why not try your hand at sand yachting

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There are many opportunities to sail.

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And, of course, plenty of days on the beach

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St Malo.

Tall ships are a frequent site in St Malo

Combourg

Chateau at Combourg