A discovery of Ille-et-Vilaine

Rennes, capital of Brittany and town of Art and history|Saint-Malo is a famous resort|Glass is classified "City of Art and history" and "most beautiful detours of France.|Dinard is a superb resort with beautiful beaches|Labeled «Most beautiful Village of France» Saint-Suliac is a fishing harbour village|The Castle and the Zoo of the Bourbansais|

Description
Themes : heritage, relaxation, family,

Ille-et-Vilaine is located in the East of Brittany. It is a Department rich in historical and religious monuments with remarkable medieval cities as Dinard, Cancale, Fougères, Saint-Malo and Windows that have one thing in common, the beauty of their landscapes. Rennes, capital of Brittany, an unmissable. Saint-Suliac is classified amongst the "Most beautiful villages in France", it is a typically breton port village.


Accomodation
Hôtel Ar Iniz, Saint Malo, France (en)
Hôtel
Providing a direct access to the Sillon Beach, Hôtel Ar Iniz offers a regional restaurant, a bar and a terrace with a view of the sea....
Hôtel De La Vallée, Dinard, France (en)
Hôtel
Situated on the beach, Hotel De La Vallee is in the seaside town of Dinard....
Bed and Breakfast Chambres d Hotes, Cancale, France (en)
Hôtel
Chambre d'hôtes /
Located just 800 metres from the Cancale port and the beach, Chambres d'Hôtes Couleurs de Mer offers bed and breakfast accommodations....
The stages
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Dinard
Dinard is a superb resort with beautiful beaches, promenades along the sea, sumptuous villas and gardens where flourishes a Mediterranean vegetation. Dinard has retained the special charm of the Belle Epoque stations.
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Saint-Malo
Ancient city of the Corsair Surcouf, Saint-Malo is a famous seaside resort. The city of Saint-Malo is remarkably rebuilt identically after its destruction to 80% during the second world war. It is a very active port, one can admire the ramparts and the Grand Aquarium of Saint-Malo.
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Cancale
Cancale is famous for its flat oysters and shells. This fishing port and oyster centre is located in the hedge of Mont-St.-Michel. But Cancale is also a seaside resort where it makes good to stroll on the quays and jetties at the small port of swell.
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Saint-Suliac
Labeled «Most beautiful Village of France» Saint-Suliac is a port village of fishermen in the estuary of the Rance River, it is one of the few truly marine villages of this estuary, between Saint-Malo and Dinan. Its narrow streets and its old houses in granite are turned towards the port.
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The Castle and the Zoo of the Bourbansais
The Bourbansais Castle was built in the 16th century. For three generations, the Loon advisors to the Parliament of Britain adorned the large garden à la française, labeled "remarkable Garden". A Zoological Park adjoins the castle with performances of falconry and packs of dogs.
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The Château de Combourg
The fortress of Combourg (12th) allowed to defend Dol Cathedral and independence of Brittany. The writer and politician François-René de Chateaubriand, spent his childhood. The Château de Combourg is regarded in French literature as the birthplace of romanticism.
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Fougères
City of Art and history, Fougères, has retained its old-fashioned charm with its characteristic medieval castle founded in 1020. The lower town (bourg Viel) is the oldest district of Fougères. It was the District of the craftsmen, the only one that has retained its XVIIth century timber-framed houses.
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Glass
Classified "Town of Art and history" and "Most beautiful detours of France", glass has kept intact an exceptional architectural heritage, a memory of the 15th and 16th centuries where she was one of the most important and powerful cities of Brittany.
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Rennes
The capital of the Brittany region and city of Art and history Rennes has retained its medieval streets. Renowned for its academic and cultural dynamism, we discover the place royale, the medieval houses of the 15th century and Renaissance as well as the majestic classical-style buildings.
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The manoir de l'Automobile
The Manoir de l'Automobile is a museum dedicated to the history of the automobile and the trades of yesteryear, it is located in Lohéac in Ille-et-Vilaine. It is one of the most beautiful french museums dedicated to the history of the automobile. It also has a motor racing circuit 2.5 km in length.
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