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Wednesday 27 February 2013

Did you ever think about industrial tourism?

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Not far away from Le Domaine de Bodeuc we have at our disposal several industrial sites very interesting to visit for adults, and who knows, a good source of inspiration for kids looking for their future carrier.....

Airbus Industries : In Saint Nazaire, visit the assembly line of the A380. Be careful the site beeing classified, you need to communicate your ID card or passeport, and there is a delay of 3 days for European citizens, and a week for non Europeans.

Les Chantiers de L'Atlantique: In Saint Nazaire, again huge construction, how thos geants of the seas are build. Very interesting as at the moment two ships are under construction.

The printing factory of the newspaper Ouest France : In Rennes, very interesting to discover how a newspaper is issued.

Morbreizh brewing house: in Vannes the thursday and Friday at 16 PM. How biers are produced, testing of the 5 different biers produced.

Wednesday 18 April 2012

10 Day visit arount the Domaine de Bodeuc

Day 1 : Guérande / visit of saltings (terre de sel) / The wild coast between La turbale and Piriac sur mer

Day 2 : The Brière / sailing on the second largest swamp of France / La baule and its baie / Saint nazaire Airbus factory visit or geant boat construction site / suspension bridge

Day 3 : Le Guerno / Templar church / Branféré parc, Nicolat Hulot foundation/ Rochefort en Terre.

Day 4 : La Roche Bernard / Ocean walk at Pen Lan / Visit of Vannes

Day 5 : Discovering l'île aux Moines , ferry at Port Blanc

Day 6 : Carnac and its Menhirs / Presqu'île de Quiberon

Day 7 : Nantes / Castle / Old town / Biscuit factory Lu / Geant Elephants

Day 8 : Redon / trek on Redon to Renne channel

Jour 9 : Sea Fishing day, or Golf at La Breteche

Jour 10 : Quiet day by our swimming pool :)

And you will not have seen half of our tresors (all of this at max 70 kilometers)... Josselin, La Chapelle d'Auray, Belle île en Mer, La gacilly... for your next visit perhaps? :)

Sunday 15 January 2012

A day visit on an Island? Vannes and l'Ile aux Moines

Twenty minutes away from the Manor, the visit of Vannes is a must do!

For the most technically advanced, you can download a guided tour in you smartphone (available in English).

For the other one, the small train that you can catch down in the harbour, is a good way to discover Vannes and allow you to choose the places you want to spend time later.

Vannes a middle aged town Walking in this old town with numerous shop banners from midle age is a real pleasure.

old shop banner

For the one who can, you should not miss the wednesday morning market, so much things to see.

You will then take the road to Baden, Port Blanc, where you will take the boat to L'ile aux Moines. The journey is easy and fast.

There is a boat leaving every 15 minutes, a nice and short cruise, and here you are!

L'ile aux moine Harbour

Then you will discover a very different atmospher on the island, even mediterranean trees, there is a warmer temperature on the island, thanks to the protection of Morbihan golfe.

A swim? A walk? A little creperie in the only one town of the island? or some oisters directly bought from the producers? Take your time and don't miss any of the pleasure of this unique location.