Local Area - Brittany, France
Brittany is a kingdom of legends and beliefs.
Mont St Michel is one of the most famous landmarks in France and is often called the 'Wonder of the Western World'.
The abbey dates back to the 8th century and is only 40 minutes away from Chez Tranquille.
Travel along the sandy beaches and emerald granite coast through the picturesque fishing harbour of Cancale you arrive at St. Malo, 'the city of the sea' where many attractions and traditional art and crafts can be found.
Move inland to discover Dinan nestling high above the Rance River valley.
Dinan is known for its artistic and architectural flavours. Within the old town walls you will find many examples of Romanesque and Medieval buildings, making this Brittany's 'jewel in the crown' and only 12 miles away from Chez Tranquille.
Even closer still is the lovely little town of Combourg with its imposing chateau casting an impressive shadow over the town square.
Many activities for children of all ages are also nearby including zoo's and water parks etc.