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GR34: The North

 

(vero;2019-March-30)

All our pictures have been taken in winter in the months of December or January. They are proof that the weather can be very nice in this season with the added bonus of hardly a soul around. Of course, we had also cloudy and rainy skies but those are the days when we take the time to visit towns and the hinterland.

The gallery includes pictures taken during two one-week sojourns in the north of Brittany, the first one in Roz-Landrieux not far from the Mont Saint Michel (one of our favourite places in France) and the second in Saint-Malo.

Brittany in winter? Highly recommended!

Setting the scene… This gallery includes many pictures taken between Pointe du Meinga and Pointe du Grouin, a particularly delightful stretch of the coastal path. Unfortunately we do not have pictures of our walks from Saint-Malo to Dinard and beyond but rest assured that they are really worth the effort. Also do not miss our photo section dedicated to the <a  href="/France/photos/Le_Mont_Saint_Michel">Mont Saint Michel</a> (Map data ©2019 Google).
View of the Pointe du Chatry from the coastal path between Cancale and the Pointe du Grouin. The lighthouse of the Pierre-de-Herpin seen from the Pointe du Grouin. The semaphore of Pointe du Grouin seen from the west. The coast on the way to Pointe du Grouin (approaching from the west). The beach of la Saussaye, between Pointe du Meinga and Pointe du Grouin. Winter colours on the way between Pointe du Meinga and Pointe du Grouin. Somewhere between Pointe du Meinga and Pointe du Grouin. One of the beaches around the Havre de Rothéneuf between Rothéneuf and the Pointe du Meinga. Another bright winter day between Pointe du Meinga and Pointe du Grouin: the beach of La Saussaye in the foreground and the beach of Le Verger in the background. December 14 - What a beautiful day! The island Du Guesclin between Pointe du Meinga and Pointe du Grouin is cut from the mainland at high tide. It got its name from the old French noble family Du Guesclin who built a fortified castle on its ground in 1026 and was once the residence of the French singer <a target="_blank"  href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L%C3%A9o_Ferr%C3%A9">Léo Ferré</a>. Somewhere between Pointe du Meinga and Pointe du Grouin. Somewhere between Pointe du Meinga and Pointe du Grouin. Pointe after pointe, the coast between Pointe du Meinga and Pointe du Grouin. Based in Plouégat-Moysan, we explored the highly photogenic Côte de Granite Rose at Ploumanach between Perros-Guirec and Saint-Guirec but honestly, we thoroughly enjoyed every part of the coastal path we hiked through during this sojourn (Map data ©2019 Google). The roman church of Perros-Guirrec. Inside the church of Perros-Guirrec, note the beautiful capitals of the columns. The highly photogenic Côte de Granite Rose between Perros-Guirrec and Ploumanach/Saint-Guirec on a bright and sunny winter day. The Côte de Granite Rose between Perros-Guirrec and Ploumanach. The lighthouse of Men Ruz and the Maison du Littoral in Ploumanach on the Côte de Granite Rose. The Côte de Granite Rose. The lighthouse of Men Ruz in winter mid-January. The Château of Costaérès on the island of the same name across the small bay of Saint-Guirec. The church of Saint-Michel-en-Grève. The coast north of Saint-Michel-en-Grève in its winter coat. The sandy bay of Saint-Michel-en-Grève against the midday sun. Approaching Saint-Michel-en-Grève from the north. The coastal path between Saint-Michel-en-Grève and Le Yaudet. The coastal path between Saint-Michel-en-Grève and Le Yaudet. The coastal path between Saint-Michel-en-Grève and Le Yaudet. The coastal path between Locquirec and Saint-Jean-du-Doigt. The coastal path between Locquirec and Saint-Jean-du-Doigt. Cross in the churchyard of Saint-Jean-du-Doigt.

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