Archive for the ‘About Brittany’ Category

The Tour de France – Brittany 2018

The Tour de France, the world’s most famous bicycle race is very much back in Brittany in 2018 with over 800km of the route taking place in Brittany’s 4 departments. If you’d like to know more about where to watch the peloton as it whooshes by then take a look here. Breton stages are from […]

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Artichokes in Brittany

Driving around Brittany from around May and throughout summer you will see fields of artichokes growing and you will definitely see them amongst the fresh, seasonal produce on market stalls. You have to try them, they delicious and raw or cooked, can be enjoyed in a range of dishes with varied flavours. An unusual vegetable […]

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New price – €795,000 – A stunning, incredible luxury house, close to Locoal-Mendon, Brittany

Set in a fantastic, coastal location with land close to Locoal-Mendon, a family, longere type house fully renovated with 6 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, heated swimming pool, outbuildings, large garden, plot of land and direct access to water’s edge.Offers invited! Easy access to Lorient (30kms), Auray (20kms) and local town of Locoal-Mendon (7kms). Well situated for […]

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Living on an Island

The mainland of Brittany is stunning, dramatic and gives you fabulous access to the coast, but if you really adore all that life close to the ocean has to offer, why not take it a step further and move to an idyllic little island. The Ile de Bréhat is a natural wonderland, a truly magical […]

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What is the difference between a renovation project, refurbishment project and a property in need of modernisation?

The answer is……… quite a lot! Click here to see definitions and a selection within an hour of Saint Malo. Article authored by Sarah Bishop Leggett agent, Cotes d’Armor

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BRITTANY – Meet Claire Murphy, a local Leggett Agent …

Born in the cold beauty of rural Northumberland and horse-mad from an early age I moved to France in 2004 to work in the export department of a large horsebox manufacturer. It was a complete change from life in the UK where I’d worked in a variety of jobs in the equine industry, competed and […]

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BRITTANY – Jardins Exotique de Roscoff

These beautiful exotic gardens at Roscoff were created in 1966 when the Department of Finistère purchased this rocky outcrop of 1.6 hectares and set about transforming it into a wonderful botanical garden, containing over 3,350 sub tropic plants from Australia, New Zealand as well as the Canary Island and South America. Open every day, the […]

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How well do you know your Brittany?

Brittany, France’s north westernmost region, is a hilly peninsula extending out toward the Atlantic Ocean. Its lengthy, rugged coastline is dotted with beach resorts such as chic Dinard and walled Saint-Malo, built on rock in the English Channel. The Pink Granite Coast is famed for its unusual, blush-hued sand and rocks. Rennes, the capital of […]

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Brittany – Hearing from an expert in the field …

I spoke recently with Lisa Greene, who is a highly experienced Leggett Agent and Regional Sales Coordinator, living with her family here in Brittany. Lisa says; “Brittany is simply a wonderful region, where you’ll meet some of the friendliest people on the planet. Take a look at the outline of Brittany on a map and […]

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BRITTANY – The Brittany coast runs for more than 700 miles …

The Brittany coast is much loved for its attractive mix of white sandy beaches and rocky coves making it perfect for swimming, gathering muscles in amongst the rocks and walking along the water’s edge. There are also several small islands off the coast, if you can get the transport out to them, they are worth […]

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