Quimper Cornouaille, ville capitale

Our closest city, one that we never tire of visiting, Quimper is the cultural and administrative capital of Finistère.  It derives its name from kemper, the Breton word for confluent as the rivers Steir and Odet meet here and flow gently out to the ocean at nearby Bénodet. These rivers wend their way through the... Continue Reading →

Caen Ouistreham

The charming little port of Ouistreham isn't actually in Caen, a fact we'd discovered on a previous journey that had entailed a mad-dash across Normandy from deepest Brittany and after enjoying a brief but misguided sense of relief at having arrived with only minutes to spare before check-in for the ferry closed, then to realise that... Continue Reading →


After a relaxing and enjoyable lunch in the beautiful medieval town of Morlaix, followed by a little light retail therapy, (it was very nearly my birthday after all), we drove along the stunning Pink Granite coast and ended up in Roscoff. Roscoff is a 'Petite cité de caractère de Bretagne' justifiably awarded for its stunning... Continue Reading →

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