wanted !!! Please, must visit places etc Brittany

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  1. FIDGET

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    Hi funsters,
    Just thinking of a couple of weeks in Brittany next Sept,
    Any suggestions on places worth visiting /must see or best aires or municipal c/sites.
    Been to Fougere, carnac & Quiberon last year on a quick visit.
    Whats your favourites
    thanks Terry Fidget alias Onestone
     
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    Dinan,a must see, Jugon les lacs, Moncontour, Cancale ( for the oysters). All near St Malo. For beaches in the same area go to Val Andre, Erquy, and Sable D,or. Closeby on the Cote, d amor.
    Phil
     
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    Sorry Terry, but we haven't been in that area for about 15 + years (pre camping car era), so can't recall too many places. There was one particular village which we remember as being attractive, but can't remember the name, just that it had quite a small church with wooden benches as pews and an earth floor. I think it was necessary to park cars just outside of the village and walk in. Perhaps others can come up with a name.

    We loved watching the sun setting over Roscoff from St Pol de Leon.

    We will be in that area in March, visiting the Rapido factory, with our club and I will see if I can find any additional suggestions for interesting places.

    J
     
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    with kids Carnac and around hard to beat...and along the coast Benodet a nice spot. weather can start getting iffy in September mind......
     
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    Locronan is well worth a visit. Enter from the West via the roundabout at the junction of the D63 and D7.
     
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    How easy is it to get a factory visit to Rapido?
     
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    Morlaix is a nice town for a visit
     
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    Sorry, Abacist, but I don't know. It is one of our (French) club members who has made the arrangements. I can email him if you wish and try to get a name and tel / email info. So as to not go off thread, perhaps you can PM me.

    John
     
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    Anyone visiting Brittany who doesn't spend some time on the Pink Granite Coast around Tregastel is a damn fool in my humble opinion. Take it or leave it :)

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    If you want big wide sandy beaches with waves (when the conditions are right) try the Pointe de la Torche. Here's a 360 panorama from the Pointe:

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    We enjoyed Vannes in southern Brittany and Rochefort en Terre is a pretty town
     
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    I had my best meal ever in Vannes some years ago.

    It was slow cooked lamb shank which I have had many times before and since but my god it was delicious.

    Washed down with a bottle of Merlot(y)
     
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    I can remember having a very lovely smoked salmon and pasta dish in Vannes - isn't funny how food sticks in the memory
     
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    If you like old cars / bikes /engines give Loheac museum / race circuit a visit you can free camp in large car park with your own facilities spent two days there last time we went cheap and better than Beaulieu

    http://www.ville-loheac.com/welcome/index.php
     
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    Not really answering your question but where to go in Brittany in September? Anywhere, if the weather is good. Turn right out of Roscoff for example and follow the coast, explore the creparies of Finistaire!

    Go during a spring tide, around 14th September, and you might see hundreds of locals out at low tide foraging for anything edible from the sea. It's quite a social event. I've seen it on the coast south of Sarzau, a shade to the east of Quiberon , but I am sure it happens elsewhere.
     
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