La Grande Fontaine
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... could escape but Tom Tom found us an alternative taking us straight through the middle of a village as they were setting up the square for the market. Tom Tom has a penchant for excitement alright!
Our first stop was in the region of the Marie Poitevin, a low lying swamp that has been heavily canalised to enable access for farmers. Known as the Venice Vert (or green Venice) it is France's answer to Mandurah! The next day we headed for our ...
... both iPad and camera is an effort itself!
So, yesterday, after Fort la Latte we were rushing... So much to see, so little time! It was just half an hour to Chateau de la Hudaunaye - what a strange name and no idea now to pronounce it - but that left us just an hour to look around before closing. Yet again, another picturesque ruin in a gorgeous setting, at an intersection of two rural lanes surrounded by a bit of ...
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 ...
... had a booklet in German and spoke to them in a mix of French and English which was her best solution! She provided us with a booklet in English showing us how to tour the town and a little map, and told us the gardens in the grounds of the ruined chateau are only open on the second Sunday of each month. And perhaps Tuesday evenings in summer, when they have a market.
Off we set then with map and booklet and soon realise ...
Almost. Jonathan went to a museum in Lehon while I shopped for souvenirs in Dinan. We met under the clock tower at 12 and had lunch in a strange little cafe, quiche and salad followed by ice cream with salted caramel and Breton biscuits, washed down with coffee. Climbed the clock tower to look at the town from above, nearly fell off when the bell tolled ...