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1994 - Brittany, France

A week driving around the Brittany region of France.

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Another week off, this time in Brittany in north west France. I decided to take my car over on the ferry and drive around. Driving a right hand drive car on the right hand side of the road is interesting to say the least, especially when getting toll tickets and trying to overtake. Only once did I try to go around a roundabout the wrong way!

The first town I stayed was Morlaix. Nice small town with huge railway viaduct running through it. From there I did a few day trips to other parts of the area.

The next town I stayed in was Pontivy. This is a bit further south and so I could travel backwards and forwards to places on the southern coast of Brittany, especially Vannes and Carnac.

A typical Breton village and church.

The railway viaduct at Morlaix.

The railway viaduct in Morlaix (and two Renaults).

On the waterfront at Treguier.

Part of the church at Plougasnou.

A dolmen at Carnac.

The alignments at Carnac.

St Margeurite, near St Brieuc.

The citadel at Concarneau.

The citadel at Concarneau.

An island of Douarnenaz.

The Chateau, Josselin.

The parish church of Plouha.

The parish church of Pleyben.

The ramparts of Vannes.

More of the ramparts at Vannes.

The River Aulne, running though Chateaulin.

From there I had a couple of days in Paris and then back to the UK via Caen and the port of Ouistreham. I had time before the overnight ferry to go out to Sword Beach, one of the sites of the D Day landings in June 1944.

Posted by nzhamsta 12:00 Archived in France

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