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For your business we offer beautiful walks
on the beach and a few benches down on the way to admire the landscape
and its changing colors every day.
Nearby, Hirel and Cherrueix, you can indulge in sports on the beach with sand yachting, riding that is represented in the region by the many different walks and equestrian centers in the Bay and its surroundings.
Placed in a very attractive, you can visit the Mont Saint Michel (30 km) and its basilica Heritage Site in France, the second most visited monument. Cancale will charm you with its port (20 km) Saint Malo (30 km) and Dinan (25 km) will seduce you with their walls and pedestrian areas.
Closer to the sea Vivier, Mont Dol (4 km) you can admire the panoramic view of the bay.
Many attractive parks are located nearby: the zoo Bourbansais, the largest aquarium of Saint Malo and many museums .
Le Mont St Michel (26
World Heritage Site by UNESCO, the Mont Saint-Michel takes its name from a rocky island dedicated to Saint Michel.
The architecture of Mont Saint-Michel and its bay make it the most visited tourist site in Normandy and the first in France (excluding the Ile-de-France) with some 3 million visitors each year. A statue of St. Michael placed at the top of the abbey church culminates at 170 meters above the shore.
The Mont Saint-Michel is a rocky island granite located east of the mouth of the Couesnon. Prior to that date, he was known as the "Mont Tombe." Throughout the Middle Ages it was commonly called "Mont Saint-Michel at the peril of the sea" (Mons Sancti Michaeli in periculo husband).
Tides in the bay of Mont Saint-Michel are impressive: a range of nearly three meters from the intensive days, the tide goes out at high speed for about ten kilometers, but returned as quickly. The expression used is "it is up to the speed of a galloping horse." Today, the Mont-Saint-Michel is surrounded and island does not become as high tides. But it is an impressive sight that attracts many tourists on those days.
... or Saint-Malo
which is named after the Welsh monk Mac Low, who, to the sixth century, became bishop of Alet, ancient cradle of the modern city founded in the mid-twelfth century on a rocky island neighbor. From the thirteenth century, Saint-Malo did catch on enemy ships. In 1308, they had a common juror, and then from 1395 to 1415, they give the King of France, Charles VI, which franchises port. At the end of the fifteenth century, Anne of Brittany by his successive marriages with Charles VIII and Louis XII, annexed the Duchy of Brittany in the Kingdom of France.
and the corsair city, Dinan (36 km) with its ramparts
and its medieval charm,
The name "Dinan" comes from two Celtic words: "Dun" (Hill, own up to the defense) and "Ahna 'patron goddess and guardian of the living dead.
The first appearance of the name "Dinan" in a document dating back to 1040. By this time, there is a castle built on a mound, as evidenced by the Bayeux Tapestry. It overlooks the valley of the Rance and protects a town formed around the port, at the crossing point of the river and land. The population is growing faster on the board, around the castle.
Pointe du Grouin
The tip of the tip Grouin is the most northerly of Cancale. In its extension is the Phare de la Pierre-de-Herpin. This tip is used to draw the starting line of the race the Route du Rhum.
The tip is dominated by a semaphore, built in 1861 which was used to monitor the passage of ships at sea. It was bought in 2000 by the General Council to accommodate the public and the preservation of natural sites of the Emerald Coast. by the presence of a permanent exhibition free. It offers a unique view on the south side of Mont Saint-Michel.