Archive for the ‘About Brittany’ Category

Rare Opportunity ! Super 1 bed duplex apartment in Jugon Les Lacs

All this on your doorstep from a fully habitable, ready to enjoy holiday apartment in delightful Jugon les Lacs. At an asking price of just €54,000 (£44,000) this could be the best investment you ever make. A very easy rental property, in fact it has a proven track record as a holiday rental. There are restaurants, bars […]

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Cotes d Armor – Excellently Presented Breton home with 4/5 Bedrooms and approx. 1.4 acres of land – €144,450

Reduction from €159,530 to €144,450 A must see to appreciate this great value home… This wonderful spacious house is set in a friendly peaceful hamlet between La Cheze & St Barnabe. Beautifully decorated making it a comfortable home. Ideal for full-time living as well as a holiday home. Just 10 minutes from LOUDEAC for all […]

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Cotes d’Armor – Character Breton Farmhouse with 4 Bedrooms, including 3645m2 land – €166,500

Reduction from €169,600 to €166,500 This stunning Farmhouse has been fully renovated and maintained to a high standard making it a must see… Full of character this spacious property comprises of main house, barn for conversion, wood store, garage and large duck pond. With private gravelled courtyard suitable for many cars and set back from […]

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Fetes des Boudins de Tante Thurine

I have no idea who aunt Thurin was but she obviously made a great pudding! This is an annual event held on the last Sunday in July in village of Le Roc St Andre. Organised at the local sports ground, by the local sports club “the Squirrels”. It usually ‘kicks off’ with a parade which […]

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Sérent Terrasses Musicales

These concerts and musical events take place at various locations in Sérent every Saturday evening in July and August. They are organised by the local business community to help improve business in the town and to provide events for the locals and holiday makers. Each business hosts an event. The music, events and locations vary. […]

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23rd British Film Festival at Dinard 3rd – 7th October 2012

Since 1990 the Dinard British Film Festival and British film production have experienced a similar progression. While the number of films produced in the United Kingdom doubled during this period, the Festival has seen its reputation and attendance growing. The Dinard event has become – through extensive media coverage – a an important gateway for […]

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Le Pays de Conomor – The Abbey of Bon Repos Le Son et Lumiere de Bretagne : 3rd, 4th, 8th, 9th &10th August

As night falls on a few nights in summer, the Abbey of Bon Repos is transformed into an open air theatre for a magical spectacle tracing the history of Central Brittany. To tell the stories of the great events of this area, we have chosen certain paths to follow. The covered walkways of Liscuis, the […]

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Le Printemps des Sonneurs May 2012

May 19th in Brest!  It’s never really springtime until Le Printemps des Sonneurs has sounded in Brest’s centre-ville! This traditional celebration of Celtic music fills the air with folk melodies by Breton groups including Kevrenn Sant-Mark. For more information, visit the Brest website

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Fresh eggs for breakfast!

Keeping a few chickens in the garden is a simple delight to enjoy when you settle in Brittany. So many properties have land and alongside your veggie patch, why not have a chicken run? If you haven’t kept them before, you’ll have a learning curve, but it’s not too steep. You will need some sort […]

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Le Mont Bel-Air et La Chapelle de Notre Dame du Mont-Carmel

This pretty chapel is located at the highest point of Côtes d’Armor, one of Brittany’s four departments. The altitude is 339 metres and the spot has a pleasant picnic area with far reaching views stretching to the Bay of Saint-Brieuc and Loudéac. The site was originally devoted to the cult of Bélénos, Celtic god of […]

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