Quality Hotel Quimper Kerloc'h Gwen
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The last day of our holiday had arrived but we still decided to undertake a full day of exploring. The first trip of the day was to a place called Lochronan. Made famous as being one of the main locations used for the 1979 film adaptation of Thomas Hardy's Tess, it is a small village that is remarkably untouched by time. The town was first known for making sails but, once this industry went into decline, ...
A peak on the far western edge of the Black Mountains. 1,083ft. Overlooks the Baie de Douarnenez to the south and the River Aulne to the north. Sacred in Celtic lore, the mountain is also the land of the korrigans and of the elves of Amorican popular belief and ...
We arrived late after a big day of travel. A pretty town rising on both sides from a river with foot and road bridges every 50 meters.
After our delicious lunch we ate light in an upstairs Creperie run by a Mother and son. Just the job, a carafe of wine and a savory and sweet crepe each.
As we were walking about 100 or so runners with head lamps passed us, off on some nighttime endurance run I suspect. Completely mad!
We headed west about an hour on from Josselin to the coast to visit one of the villages Brittany is famous for. Concarneau is notable for its walled defenses, capable of housing what in those days would have been the entire population of the ...
... wine for picnic #6. Oh, and we had French pastries, too - Lemon tarts and Apricot tarts. They are so tasty.
The next day, Friday, Sept 26, we drove into Quimper to walk around smother medieval city, shop and visit some art galleries. Afterward, we drove to Pont Aven, where an artist colony was established by Paul Gaugin. Today there are still many artists that ...