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  • Enjoy the Countryside
    taking views of the Channel Islands before tracing the coast through heath and dunes until the beautiful sweeping bay of Saint Brieuc If you head a little further around the coast you will be greeted by the quaint fishing town of Paimpol and a series of truly unique rock formations at Perros Guirec From here the island of Callot one of Brittany s most important ornithology reserves and home of a grey seal colony forms part of a group of rocky islands known as Les Sept Iles and is reachable by boat It is also host to the striking Taureau Castle The final leg of the journey guides you past the bay of Morlaix to the historic town of Roscoff at the heart of the Pink Granite Coast renowned for its 16th century belfry Notre Dame de Croas Batz St Malo to Cherbourg Cycling The western route from St Malo to Cherbourg is also known as the Petit Tour De Manche and is approximately 350km in total This path leads you out of Brittany and into the green landscapes of Normandy via the famous Le Mont Saint Michel and onto the town of Mortain where the Cance River gives rise to a series of picturesque waterfalls including the Grande Cascade the largest waterfall in North West France The path then winds through the Vire Valley an area characterised by rolling hills and magnificent gorges before arriving at St Lô The next section of the journey reveals the beauty of Contenin National Park and theBessin Marshes which are littered with charming villages where local delicacies such as cheese ciders and seafood can be sampled Finally after a stop off at the ancient port of Carentan the battle ground setting for the Normandy landings you ll arrive at the stunning golden sands of Portbail before the final port of Cherbourg The Brittany Peninsular Driving Brittany has a rugged coastline of almost 1 000km and an interior of beautiful forests and historical sites making the peninsula well worth exploring by car The N176 N12will bring you out of St Malo and into the walled medieval town of Dinan where you will find historical attractions such as gothic churches the Château de Dinan and the Jacobins Theatre dating from 1224 Continuing on the N12you will pass the historic towns of Lamballe and Saint Brieuc before reaching Morlaix a location renowned as for its array of sea sports including kite flying sand bugging and surfing Approximately 2 5 hours drive from St Malo you will find the naval port of Brest and one of its major attractions Oceanopolis a centre where 50 aquariums are divided into three climatic zones polar temperate and tropical and stocked with over 1 000 varieties of marine life A further 50 minutes drive on the N165 will bring you to distinctive Celtic town of Quimper famed for its pottery and flowing rivers through the heart of the town Alternatively an inland detour of 35 minutes brings you to the stunning

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  • Cycling and Driving Routes
    views of the Channel Islands before tracing the coast through heath and dunes until the beautiful sweeping bay of Saint Brieuc If you head a little further around the coast you will be greeted by the quaint fishing town of Paimpol and a series of truly unique rock formations at Perros Guirec From here the island of Callot one of Brittany s most important ornithology reserves and home of a grey seal colony forms part of a group of rocky islands known as Les Sept Iles and is reachable by boat It is also host to the striking Taureau Castle The final leg of the journey guides you past the bay of Morlaix to the historic town of Roscoff at the heart of the Pink Granite Coast renowned for its 16th century belfry Notre Dame de Croas Batz St Malo to Cherbourg Cycling The western route from St Malo to Cherbourg is also known as the Petit Tour De Manche and is approximately 350km in total This path leads you out of Brittany and into the green landscapes of Normandy via the famous Le Mont Saint Michel and onto the town of Mortain where the Cance River gives rise to a series of picturesque waterfalls including the Grande Cascade the largest waterfall in North West France The path then winds through the Vire Valley an area characterised by rolling hills and magnificent gorges before arriving at St Lô The next section of the journey reveals the beauty of Contenin National Park and theBessin Marshes which are littered with charming villages where local delicacies such as cheese ciders and seafood can be sampled Finally after a stop off at the ancient port of Carentan the battle ground setting for the Normandy landings you ll arrive at the stunning golden sands of Portbail before the final port of Cherbourg The Brittany Peninsular Driving Brittany has a rugged coastline of almost 1 000km and an interior of beautiful forests and historical sites making the peninsula well worth exploring by car The N176 N12will bring you out of St Malo and into the walled medieval town of Dinan where you will find historical attractions such as gothic churches the Château de Dinan and the Jacobins Theatre dating from 1224 Continuing on the N12you will pass the historic towns of Lamballe and Saint Brieuc before reaching Morlaix a location renowned as for its array of sea sports including kite flying sand bugging and surfing Approximately 2 5 hours drive from St Malo you will find the naval port of Brest and one of its major attractions Oceanopolis a centre where 50 aquariums are divided into three climatic zones polar temperate and tropical and stocked with over 1 000 varieties of marine life A further 50 minutes drive on the N165 will bring you to distinctive Celtic town of Quimper famed for its pottery and flowing rivers through the heart of the town Alternatively an inland detour of 35 minutes brings you to the stunning Montsd

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  • Cafe LOuest menu 2
    21 07 2014 Cafe LOuest menu 2 Cafe L Ouest La Licorne day trip package Menu 2 Cafe de L Ouest La Licorne Menu 2 Galette Complete egg ham and cheese Green Salad Pancake with Butter and Sugar 1 Cup of Cider Contact Us Latest News FAQs Media Browser Support Sitemap Privacy Terms Jobs Destinations Offers Day Trips Travel Info Ferry Timetables Ferry Terminals Onboard Frequent Travellers Service Punctuality Reports

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  • Last chance to get away
    wanted to try archery potting or weaving How about have a go on a high ropes course learn knife skills or forage for wild food You can do it all at the Forage Festival held at the beautiful RSPB Arne nature reserve Oyster Festival Falmouth Oyster Festival celebrates the start of the oyster dredging season the diversity and quality of Cornish Seafood and in particular one of the last remaining traditional oyster fisheries dredging by sail and hand punt Feast Weymouth Enjoy mouth watering menus during this six week food festival with set menu prices starting from 5 at some of the top restaurants Weymouth has to offer Indulge Be transported to the heights of wellness and relaxation through an anthology of care Immerse yourself in the natural healing qualities of seawater and the marine climate and experience some of the most relaxing treatments St Malo has to offer Explore Explore the Emerald Coast of St Malo and wander down one of the many hiking routes it has to offer With some of its trails dating back to 1791 where smuggling was rife it boasts some of the best views the island has to offer Contact Us Latest News FAQs

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  • A Day in Dinard
    car you can drive across the Rance Barrage that was once the world s first tidal power station when in the sixties The peaceful town revolves around the main square situated close to the beach of Plage de l Ecluse The square is awash with small coastal shops restaurants and hotels as well as a casino and swimming pool Dinard Market bursts with visitors every Thursday when it comes to town Buyers are ready to purchase some of France a best locally sourced produce including food clothes jewellery and much more When you re finished exploring the square many visitors like to take a stroll west along the coast It has spectacular views of the sea and across to the isolated beach of St Enogat a popular place for watersports Walk past rock outcrops and admire the beautiful coastal villas that are a mixture of old and new builds Artist Pablo Picasso enjoyed Dinard as much as all of its visitors do today and even painted some of his most famous pictures here on Plage de l Ecluse Situated so close to St Malo Dinard is an ideal place to stay or visit For more information visit www st malo

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  • Market Shopping in St Malo
    baubles tinsel and fairy lights engulf every building amidst life size Christmas nativity scenes fi r trees and giant holly wreaths Stalls laden with marionettes candles and applerich ciders sit amongst a mouth watering aroma of sugar topped pastries marzipan and chestnuts to the sound of brass band street musicians and tinkling sleigh bells France s Christmas market tradition reaches back to the Middle Ages when the pageantry and spirit of Yuletide were a welcome distraction from the cold dark winter nights Villagers gathered together in anticipationof Christmas celebrations and so these festivities became a tradition in many French regions At sundown St Malo s market takes on a fairytale magical splendour as lanterns flicker under a moon filled snowflake sky In a confetti like flurry traders artisans and wood carvers warm their hands around wood burning stoves while gingerbread and Bûche de Noel a log shaped cake vendors ply for trade around towering Christmas trees a modern introduction covered in tin whistles and candied Breton fruit In France children leave their shoes by the fireplace on the Christmas Eve so that Pere Noel Father Christmas can fill them with sweets fruit and gifts Charming little clay figures called santons still made from moulds passed down since the 17th century are placed with nativity characters on holly trimmed window ledges and in the hearth At St Malo s Marche Noel shoppers will find these traditional figurines in good supply Sizzling sausages and mugs of cream topped hot chocolate provide warming sustenance for market revellers Facing the castle s granite stone walls St Malo s Marche Noel may owe much to a generous frosting of synthetic snow but the Medieval dancing falconry dance and music is 100 per cent authentic traditional Breton Shoppers seeking unique French gifts can delight in a

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  • St Malo Overview
    merchant ships laden with exotic goods mariners and swashbuckling privateers Today this 12th century fortified town is a bustling nautical haven that provides a cordial gateway to France Beach Life The Mole Conveniently located just outside the city walls Mole Beach is adored by sun worshippers who stretch out their towels and wiggle their toes in its shell scattered sheltered sands Bon Secours Golden sands form the backdrop to the city s cobbled streets at this gorgeous sandy stretch located below St Malo s west wall Things to see and do hellip The Walled City Marvel at the vistas from St Malo s 20ft thick mile long stone ramparts on a resplendent backdrop of masts sails and harbour hubbub above a maze of cobbled medieval streets Aquarium A kaleidoscopic collection of varicoloured tropical river fish and underwater wrecks await discovery within the old city s walls at the Aquarium Intra Muros Cathedrale St Vincent Forming a striking centrepiece to the city this imposing mix of Romanesque and gothic architecture took a staggering six centuries to complete Fort National Stroll through the tidal shallows to climb an old stone stairway from the ramparts to marvel at the remains of this former prison and its captivating maritime views Grand Aquarium This great wet weather option for kids is just 4km south of the city Stroke rays tickle turbot ogle a baby shark and revel in 3 D and interactive touch pools La Maison de Corsaire Step back into a bygone age at this elegant 18th century mansion and historic monument owned by a former French privateer Food Drink Le Brick This well run eatery specialises in inexpensive seafood set menus with plenty of choice plus options for picky children Bordier Sample hand churned gourmet cheeses and creamy golden butters blended with seaweed

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  • St Malo is a Britt of all right
    ramparts Foodies can indulge themselves along Rue de l Orme with its butchers fishmongers bakers cheesemongers and butter museum Yes a butter museum Check out the swing seats at the bar in La Java 3 rue Sainte Barbe an 1820 bistro whose walls and ceilings are festooned with bric a brac posters and pictures of bygone ages Taking the car allows exploration further afield Go west for the pretty coastal towns and beaches of Dinard and Le Val Andre while the sheer splendour of Mont St Michel the breathtaking gothic abbey sitting atop a tidal island is well worth the 50km drive along the east coast and into Normandy For our four night stay we based ourselves in a two bedroom apartment in Saint Servan the cute fishing port beside the old town A rather daunting wooden spiral staircase snaked up to the third floor but instant reward came with the view across the bay The apartment tastefully renovated in whitewashed walls and open plan wooden beams and floors also boasted a kitchen that made a shopping trip to the nearby Carrefour supermarket a must And then there was the joy of strolling to the patisserie home of a sinful

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