This artists haven was first established in the 1880s when Paul Gauguin and fellow artists were drawn to the region. Today, Pont-Aven is a popular tourist spot with numerous art galleries, cobbled streets, granite houses and river bubbling through the … Read More

Beaches in Brittany

Brittany has 750 miles of coastline and some of the best beaches in France. Those nearest to the cottages stretch east from Lorient towards the Presqu’ île de Quiberon and are approximately 40 minutes drive.

Chapel Art Exhibition

The 20 beautiful chapels of the Blavet valley mostly date from the 15th and 16th centuries. For the last 10 years a contemporary art exhibition has been held in the chapels each summer. The chapels are concentrated within a radius … Read More

St Nicholas-des-Eaux

A 5-minute drive or 40 minute walk along the tow path, which follows the meandering bank of the River Blavet, leads to St. Nicholas des Eaux, a pretty riverside village with several bars and restaurants.