Saint-Malo, Cancale and Dinan : browse Upper Brittany and tour of Jersey, the largest Channel Island. With your group, you visit an oyster farm in Cancale and you follow in the footsteps of pirates Saint Malo. Reassemble La Rance to Dinan, the medieval jewel of Britain. Cross the Channel to Jersey and discover the “island of flowers”. A circuit of 3 days rich in landscapes and emotions !
CANCALE AND SAINT-MALO
The morning tour of a family oyster farm with tasting of oysters in the bay of Cancale, jewel of Breton seafood.
Lunch Breton farm
Sample menu :
Afternoon: guided tour of the ramparts of Saint-Malo
Discover the old town and the history of the famous travelers like Surcouf and Duguay-Trouin who gave him the nickname pirate town. From the ramparts, admire the bay of Saint-Malo where we see the strengths of the Grand Be and Petit Be. They protected the port of Saint-Malo for centuries. Tour the last home of privateer intramural historical monument.
Option: snack in the salons of the malouinière.
Overnight hotel in Saint-Malo
ISLE OF JERSEY
In the morning : head to Jersey and go for a tour of the island commented :
You cross the Channel from Saint-Malo. In Jersey, you discover the history and lifestyle of the inhabitants. Browsing the coast by bus, stopping at the most beautiful places : Bay of Saint-Aubin and Saint Brelade Corbiere Lighthouse grounded at low tide.
To the west, you discover a wilder side with the bay of Saint-Ouen and its bird sanctuary. You reach the cliffs of the north coast, whose creeks are home pretty typical fishing ports such as Greve de Lecq and Rozel.
English breakfast in the oldest pub in Jersey overlooking Portelet Bay on the west coast.
Free afternoon to Saint-Helier, the capital of Jersey : stroll through its pedestrian streets, visit the local market and have a drink in pubs.
Option: greedy ballad or treasure hunt in St Helier
By late afternoon, you take the boat. Direction: Saint-Malo for a nice dinner and overnight stay.
In the morning, discover Dinan. : it is a very charming medieval town classified “City of Art and History” is located in the heart of the valley of the Rance:
Browse Dinan, one of the best preserved medieval cities of France. Its ramparts, towers and monumental gates have protected for centuries, its churches, its belfry and its half-timbered houses. Dinan is now one of the most important testimonies of the Middle Ages in France. You finish the tour of this unique city by the descent on foot of the famous Jerzual to the port.
Lunch in a local inn in the port of Dinan
In the afternoon : continue discovering Dinan cruise on the Rance :
Be seduced by the Rance River, passing under the viaduct Dinan, the passage of the lock Léhon and the discovery of his village founded by the Romans and its abbey dating from the ninth century.