Brittany Region of France – City Walls, Wild Coastlines, and Breton Culture

Occupying a hilly peninsula that juts out into the Atlantic Ocean is the French region of Brittany, France’s most north-westerly region. It is a region of dramatic rocky coastlines, charming medieval cities with city walls and cobblestone streets, and locally brewed cider served with Brittany’s most beloved dish – crêpes. Its capital is Rennes, a … More Brittany Region of France – City Walls, Wild Coastlines, and Breton Culture

Vannes – a step back in time to medieval France

It was almost 2am when we finally arrived at Vannes station, on the west coast of France, by TGV. I was pretty excited at the thought of flashing through the countryside at 300km/h, turning cows, fields, and villages into one long smear of green and brown blurs. But it was dark, and I fell asleep from exhaustion, … More Vannes – a step back in time to medieval France