Hotel Au Chene Vert
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... but it was, in fact, an exhibition on dining in the "moyen age" - medieval times. There were interesting interactive displays behind immensely heavy wooden doors in the tower rooms, all with a different theme and rather well done. Pity we didn't have time to do them justice. In the entrance had been a large tub of medieval dress ups and there were signs about the activities for children. Would be fantastic for children to ...
As we headed north the sun came out, and it was very pleasant as we stopped in Matignon for lunch. A car boot sale was underway in the covered market and we did a lap - nothing inspiring, though Jonathan did find another corkscrew for his growing collection. From a Dutch couple who have a summer residence in Brittany, and bring some old stuff to sell while they are here!
Across from the market was a creperie, seeming to ...
... a bit sparse in Brittany.
On arrival it as still overcast and getting into the town necessitated a hairpin turn up a steep hill. We missed the first and got in in the second. The streets were narrower the further in we went, and we finally got stuck on a turn beyond the massive church, the Eglise St Mathurin, where the bells were tolling and a steady stream of people were headed. The only way to go was back out of the town ...
... lighthouse stands. No barriers, no cost other than €2 to park the car, a funny sign saying that the path is rough and you "will have difficulty walking"! No difficulty walking, just difficulty knowing what to take a photo of. The water was so clear you could see the rocks under the cliffs, the pink granite cliffs clad still in yellow flowering gorse and the pink/purple heather, little boats scuttling about. Way into the distance in either direction it ...
... walked a long way (again). But again, amazing place. It rained again as we returned on the motorway to Dinan. But not for long.
Dinner out seemed too much effort, so we fortuitously got a parking spot outside a patisserie/boulangerie in Lanvallay and bought a baguette to share and a cake each for our dinner. We had ham and cheese at home already, and a selection of bottles of wine, and having parked the car and got ourselves in and upstairs had ...